John W. McDonald, Chairman of the Millennium Project’s Board of Directors

We join with other  members of  the Millennium Project’s Planning Committee in honoring  John McDonald , his wisdom and the huge contribution he made to  the success of The State of the Future  reports.  He will be sorely missed .                 Hazel Henderson Ambassador John McDonald, founding Chairman of the …

There’s still time and space to join us in Mondragón, SPAIN!

Don’t miss Praxis Peace Institute’s 10th seminar and tour at the Mondragón Cooperatives in the Basque region of Spain! We have had many years to perfect this experience and this seminar will be extra special. Please don’t hesitate to call me if you would like to talk about the program …

Sanity Please! By Vicki Robin

“Ethical Markets is honored to post this wise article from our esteemed Advisory Board member, Vicki Robin, author of “Your Money or Your Life” and “Blessing the Hands That Feed Us” , www.ethicalmarkets.tv. The civic movement “Indivisible“  in every congressional district in the USA,  announced its “Campaign 2020 Pledge” in …

Humane: A New Agenda for Tech

Ethical Markets recommends this new group  trying to tame social media. Their program is similar to our views in  “Let’s Train Humans Before We Train Machines” ( 2018) ; and “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age“, CADMUS, Oct. 2018; and  forthcoming “The Politics of Connectivity“  (all at …

Europe must focus on a Green New Deal (not Brexit)

Welcome to the latest Innovation Forum business brief. This week: is there a growing momentum behind a Green New Deal? In this week’s podcast: Veja co-founder François-Ghislain Morillion on sourcing innovations, and SUSA’s Sebastian Siegele on developing apparel factory best practices. Plus: food supply, Global Forest Watch data, and PepsiCo’s …

IPBES: Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented,’ Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’

Released from Paris, 13:00h CEDT, Monday May 6 Aussi disponible en français:  www.ipbes.net/news/Media-Release-Global-Assessment-Fr Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’  Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’ Current global response insufficient; ‘Transformative changes’ needed to restore and protect nature; Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good    Most comprehensive assessment of its kind;  …

China on track for Paris climate goals

China shows you can decouple growth from GHGs  Will the giant help other countries do the same?    If China ploughs on with power sector reform and a national emissions-trading system, its emissions could peak well before 2030, concludes one study. Will the giant help other nations decouple growth from GHGs? Its relationship with …

Washington Post : Hillary Clinton Warns on 2020 Elections

Ethical Markets agrees with Hillary Clinton, who was denied the US Presidency by the narrow, now obsolete Electoral College, even though she garnered 3 million more votes in the 2016 election. She warns from her personal knowledge as former Secretary of State, of Putin’s designs to continue sowing distrust and …

Votes for Women are Votes for the Environment

Since 2000, Rachel’s Network has made the case that gender disparity in government not only stymies equality, it has serious implications for conservation, public health, and environmental policy as well. That’s the message in our report When Women Lead which examines the environmental voting records of members of Congress by gender. …