Assessing Risks of Fossil Reserves: Are They Fuel Or Feedstocks?

Assessing Risks Of Fossil Reserves: Are They Fuel Or Feedstocks? By Hazel Henderson ©2016 The global tug-of-war between fossil fuels and cleaner greener renewable energy and advanced efficiency has come to a head.  Reactionary politics in the USA produce a short-term victory for its fossilized sectors the global oil industry, …

The Italian Banking Crisis: By Ellen Brown

The Italian Banking Crisis: No Free Lunch – Or Is There? It has been called “a bigger risk than Brexit”– the Italian banking crisis that could take down the eurozone. Handwringing officials say “there is no free lunch” and “no magic bullet.” But UK Prof. Richard Werner says the magic …

Just 100 Advances SRI – Prelude to System Change Investing?

“Ethical Markets welcomes the JUST100 Socially Just List of Companies, and their  innovative method of surveying the US  public.  We will continue posting this List and monitor its continuing feedback from the public.  We thank our colleague Frank Dixon, MBA, author of Global System Change (2016) for this analysis.  ~Hazel …

SJF Ventures Closes Fourth Fund at $125 Million

SJF Ventures Closes Fourth Fund at $125 Million SJF Ventures has closed SJF Ventures IV, L.P., a $125 million fund to invest more in high-growth companies creating a healthier, smarter and cleaner future. The oversubscribed fund will build on proven impact investment strategies from three previous SJF funds that have …

Happy Holidays From Toniic!  Our 2016 Highlights & A Look Ahead

toniic is the global action community for impact investors Happy Holidays! We’re thankful to have you as part of our extended community and are excited to share our 2016 updates with you.  It’s been a great year for our mission to empower impact investors through our three pillars ofGlobal Community,Investment in Action,andExperiential Education. We’ve …

Is the Trump Organisation a socially responsible organisation?

“Ethical Markets salutes our longtime colleague Dr. Michael Hopkins of MHCInternational for undertaking this valuable overall assessment of the SRI/ESG  and ethical score of the Trump Organization, using his well-tested evaluation criteria.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Is the Trump Organisation a socially responsible organisation? Michael Hopkins, Dec 18 2016 Introduction The …

IIRC Newsletter – Highlights from 2016

IIRC Newsletter – Highlights from 2016 2016: Breakthrough Year Richard Howitt, CEO, IIRC reviews a year which has seen a number of breakthroughs for Integrated Reporting and looks forward to 2017. 2016 has been an important year for Integrated Reporting and the IIRC as an organization. It was my great …

Steering Trump Presidency to do Good

Many of us, from all over the world, have been deeply concerned that 2016 has been a year-full of so many unthinkable events, with potentially unpredictable impact on the near-term future of global economy,  geopolitical alignments, and indeed humanity’s future. Analysts have been having a field-day, deciphering why these things …

IOSCO stresses importance of implementation and disclosure related to new accounting standards

IOSCO/MR/29/2016 Madrid, 15 December 2016 IOSCO stresses importance of implementation and disclosure related to new accounting standards The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions published today a Statement on Implementation of New Accounting Standards related to revenue, financial instruments, and leases. The three new International Financial Reporting (IFRS) …