“Numbers Crunching Working People”

Numbers Crunching Working PeopleFrances Moore Lappé and Bruce T. BoccardyOriginally publishedon Common DreamsOctober 3, 2019Striking United Auto Workers Union (UAW) members and supporters picket the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, Sept. 25, 2019, in Detroit. (Jim West/ZUMA Wire)Though arecentpoll suggeststhe majorityof Americans disapprove ofPresident Trump’s “overall performance,” they supporthis “handling …

“We’re Done!”

“Ethical Markets congratulates our partner, Capital Institute’s founder John Fullerton, who  also  serves on our global Advisory Board for this great declarative summary of where we are in reforming finance and corporate practices! I’m also honored to serve on Capital Institute’s Advisory Board and we have re-issued the ‘TRANSFORMING FINANCE …

News from the Grantham Research Institute – October 2019

OCTOBER 2019 This month’s update from the Grantham Research Institute includes recommendations for improving the international mechanism on loss and damage and features a new report on the role the banking sector can play in ensuring a just transition happens in the UK. We also have news of a forthcoming …

Is your “low carbon” ETF knee deep in oil?

“Ethical Markets thanks Corporate Knights and Influence Map for this report! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Weekly roundup: October 8, 2019 Impact washing: Low-carbon funds may be knee deep in oil responsible investing The phenomenal growth in responsibly minded investment funds is beginning to reveal fault lines. InfluenceMap, a U.K. based think tank, …

International SRI targets climate change & social inequality-GreenMoney Oct19

“Ethical Markets highly recommends Green Money Journal as indispensable to ethical, green, impact investors. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Welcome to GreenMoney’s October issue. While exploring the world of SRI for this issue, we discovered that an international SRI issue has its own unique set of challenges — namely, the fast moving and unpredictable …

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the way to Fight Global Poverty

“These three new Bank of Sweden Prizewinners (often confused with actual Nobel Prizes): MIT’s Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer were a surprise to many, including this author, see my review below of their book,  “Poor Economics“ (2011).   Many also questioned their reliance on using the method …

Financing Green Fall 2019 Issue

It is officially fall–goodbye lazy summer days and hello crunchy leaves! The UN General Assembly and climate meetings are just warming up, and green finance looks to have a busy season ahead. There is much excitement and fervor at the meetings and beyond, whether it is China’s engagement in the …

LA and SF announce plans to start a public bank

“Ethical Markets partners with the Public Banking Institute and its founder, Ellen Brown, author of “Web of Debt” and her latest “Banking on People”  is on our Advisory Board. Read all Ellen’s articles on www.webofdebt.com  and on www.ethicalmarkets.com ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: OCT 10, 2019 Los Angeles …