Current Issues and Trends: Monthly Reporting by Ethical Markets

“Ethical Markets will no longer post these monthly job numbers for the USA, as reported by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, every month, as in my “Current Issues and Trends”. Instead, we will link directly to these each month.  These are undergoing so many revisions and subject to the …

SDG Update – 29 November 2019

“As we look to COP 25 starting in Madrid, December 2nd, Ethical Markets continues our focus on decarbonizing the global economy even more rapidly than the commitments made in Paris in 2015.  We must now accelerate phasing out perverse subsidies to fossilized sectors and shift toward the many Green New …

A national network of public banks

“Ethical Markets advocates this shift to public banking! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: OCT 17, 2019 Video spotlight: Nationalizing the Fed   Journalist Laura Flanders interviews Nomi Prins, author and former Goldman Sachs director, and Thomas Hanna, author and public ownership researcher, to ask, “If you were going to storm a …

SPARK 2050: Seeding a sustainable future with innovative agri-tech

“Ethical Markets congratulates our friends at Blended Capital for this initiative, based on augmenting SOS SAHEL’s Green Initiative. We hope that our latest research is helpful on strengthening the global food system in our Green Transition Scoreboard reports for 2018 and 2019 at www.ethicalmarkets.com ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ In Monaco earlier this …

October 2019 Policy Update

Summit Main Sessions Unveil How to Make Capitalism Work for AllWhat will it take to reverse America’s falling standard of living? Curtail climate change? Update our decrepit infrastructure? Culling the best ideas from a wide range of thought leaders, Summit plenary sessions offer focused, rich discussions on crucial issues. Following …

“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, …