Congressional Black Caucus Foundation-News

Avoice Heritage ’19: The Congressional Black Caucus and the Black Agenda This month, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) will host the 10th Annual Avoice Heritage Celebration. Heritage 2019 will remember and reflect on the many diverse stories of Black Americans and how these personal journeys shape the mission …

BRANDS TAKING STANDS-02/13/2019

February 13, 2019 THE BIG STORY Purpose + Corporate Activism = A Winning Formula A new paradigm for defining “success” is spreading throughout the business community. It’s a formula that combines a socially aware strategy with corporate activism, directed by the C-suite and backed by boards. The sum of this equation …

The Realized Temptations of NPR and PBS

“Ethical Markets is also  deeply concerned about these media issues, as well as the concentration which has been  accelerated by the FCC under Chairman Pai . Hazel Henderson, Editor“ The Realized Temptations of NPR and PBS Correction (2/14/2019): WAMC, an Albany radio station, was incorrectly identified as WMAL. Recently an elderly …

Reporting Exchange Newsletter – the latest in ESG reporting

eporting Exchange Newsletter – the latest in ESG reporting   For this month’s newsletter, we bring you the latest risk research from the World Economic Forum, one of the world’s largest asset managers’ findings on ESG investment portfolio performance and an inside look at the Japanese reporting landscape. Risk in …

Our Algorithms are Biased

“Ethical Markets has also explored these issues of biased algorithms  in our recent articles: “Let’s Teach Humans …Before We Teach Machines“ and “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age“ (at www.ethicalmarkets.com). Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Our Algorithms are Biased By Miriam McKinney For almost a year, our team …

The B Team-Latest Updates

Photo by World Economic Forum/Mattias Nutt A Note from B Team CEO Halla Tómasdóttir Last week I traveled to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting. I was frankly unsure if this was a good venue for The B Team to B. I struggle to believe that real …

The Millennium Project for Future Day March 1st

For those who might like a 3 minute video introduction to The Millennium Project for Future Day March 1st, attached is a short overview I gave at the recent World Academy of Art and Science meeting at the World Bank

New Scientist: “Call AI By a Better Name”

“Ethical Markets agrees with New Scientist!  I proposed re-naming so-called “AI” (which is just an advertising slogan):  “Human -Trained Machine Learning”, because there’s nothing artificial about it!  See my  “Let’s Teach Humans…Before We Teach Machines”. Also  see my “The Idiocy of Things “ and  “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the …

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping Repression

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article “The Road to  Digital Unfreedom” from the Carnegie Endowment, which documents the current use of digital surveillance by autocratic regimes, facilitated by the dangers of mis-use of human-trained machine intelligence (so-called AI) now tracking individuals and groups. Dictatorships are using  big data collection schemes, …