Newsletter November 2017

The Laureates of this year’s Right Livelihood Award, widely referred to as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, were announced on September 26 in Stockholm, Sweden. Ole von Uexkull, Executive Director of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation, said: “This year’s Laureates protect the rights and lives of citizens across three continents. With their courageous …

COP 23 :We’re Packing Our Bags for Bonn

“Ethical Markets, as a signatory company,  is with you in spirit at COP 23!  We’ll post all your news! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor “ Get ready world, here we come. American climate leaders will be in Bonn for next month’s UN climate talks, ensuring international leaders and negotiators know We Are …

Inclusive Economy Challenge Webinar

Don’t forget to register for next week’s webinar on taking part in the B Corp Inclusive Economy Challenge! We’ll answer all your questions about joining the Challenge, setting your company up for success, and connecting with other B Corps taking part.   Intro to the Inclusive Economy Challenge Tuesday, October …

A Day for Workers

Happy Labor Day! Today we bring you 4 labor reads: a reminder of how our racial biases are being used against us, a post on an economic justice chess game happening in Missouri, research supporting (yet again) the bipartisan consensus about a higher minimum wage, and our statement opposing the …

Book Reviews: 4 Scenarios on the Future of Globalization

Book Reviews:  4 Scenarios on the Future of Globalization Hazel Henderson ©2017 Summary: Four prophetic views of the future of globalization extrapolating from current trends: New York 2140 is Kim Stanley Robinson’s dystopian scenario of collapse J.C. Sharman’s The Despot’s Guide to Wealth Management documents today’s kleptocracies Guy Standing’s The …

The Right Livelyhood award – Newsletter May 2017

Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Law, Youth and Education, 03/05/2017 The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is today launching a small grant scheme to promote reporting on ‘under-reported stories’ linked to the work of the 166 Laureates of the Swedish award known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’. Open to journalists worldwide, …

2017 AODP GLOBAL INDEX REPORT

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this important report rating the world’s largest institutional investors, their owners and asset managers on their relative performance in managing climate risk, stranded fossil assets and other related risks. Brilliant!  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”.

International Women’s Day

IPS is pleased to present a special series of articles to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2017 Gender Disparity at UN: Three Out of 71, Zero out of Nine Thalif Deen The United Nations has frequently been accused of vociferously preaching gender empowerment and women’s rights to the …

The Association for Social Economics-Employment Opportunity

The Association for Social Economics seeks a new Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for most of the day-to-day operations of the Association and is the initial contact person for the membership. The main responsibilities of this position include: Preparing an agenda and minutes for annual meetings of the Association …