News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE

November 2018 This month’s update from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE includes 5 key priorities for sustainable insurance in the next decade, the future for carbon pricing in the UK in the event of a no deal Brexit and new research on the carbon performance of the world’s ten largest public …

Freedom on the Net 2018: The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism

Fake news, data collection, and the challenge to democracy By Adrian Shahbaz The internet is growing less free around the world, and democracy itself is withering under its influence. Disinformation and propaganda disseminated online have poisoned the public sphere. The unbridled collection of personal data has broken down traditional notions …

Muslims Raise More Than $125K for Synagogue Shooting Victims

Global Citizen Stories Meghan Markle Just Spoke the Powerful Truth on Feminism The Duchess of Sussex delivered an incredible speech on feminism and equality in New Zealand to celebrate the country’s 125th year of women’s suffrage. Muslims Raise $125K for Synagogue Shooting Victims Muslim-American nonprofits launched the fundraising effort following …

EthicMark® Award Winners Announced at The SRI Conference

“Ethical Markets is delighted that our brainchild, the EthicMark® Awards for Advertising that Uplifts the Human Spirit & Society  is again announcing our 2018 winning ad campaigns at the prestigious SRI Conference again this year!  Watch these winners and be inspired! With admiration for the winners and warmest wishes to  …

Trends and Challenges for European Companies on Sustainability Goals Integration and Sustainability (CR) Impact.

“Ethical Markets recommends this report by our partner, the Center for Sustainability & Excellence. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Trends and Challenges for European Companies  on Sustainability Goals Integration and  Sustainability (CR) Impact Surprising Findings revealed by CSE’s research on  Sustainability (CR) and Non Financial Reporting in Europe The Centre for Sustainability …

CADMUS: The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age

Lead article on by Hazel Henderson: The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age ARTICLE | October 31, 2018 | BY Hazel Henderson Abstract Recent evidence is marshalled concerning the impact on democracies of the global explosion of electronic platforms and digital companies, based initially on the US government- …

Is America’s democracy healthy?

WHAT’S NEW AT KNIGHT Welcome to @knightfdn, your quick look at how Knight Foundation fosters informed and engaged communities. ShareTweetForwardIs America’s democracy healthy? Why we may be headed into an era of hyper polarization What does a disinformation campaign look like? Our dataviz explores how it spreads on Twitter At a …

Steve McMahon and Todd Harris on 2018 Political Ads

“This TV discussion by two political consultants on C-SPAN today reveals many unpleasant truths about political ads and our current media scene and democracy!  What it misses is that the airwaves and the electronic spectrum they use belong to  the public, and in many other democracies, all candidates for political …

Steve McMahon and Todd Harris on 2018 Political Ads

“This TV discussion by two political consultants on C-SPAN today reveals many unpleasant truths about political ads and our current media scene and democracy!  What it misses is that the airwaves and the electronic spectrum they use belong to  the public, and in many other democracies, all candidates for political …