The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance

     The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance   By Gillian Tett – Financial Times   Instead of having one major cross-border payments system there could eventually be many   This week, a milestone was passed on the road of globalisation. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial …

Real Estate Crowdfunding Is Expanding Beyond the Local

Wednesday, October 1 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Real Estate Crowdfunding: Thinking Locally, Acting Globally — With news stories emerging daily about crowdfunding for real estate, more and more individuals in the US and abroad are taking note of the new way of investing their money in property. While real …

Desert-Greening: The Next Big Thing for Green Investors

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 for GreenMoney Journal Asset managers and investors are supposed to be rational actors, cranking in all available information leading to efficient markets and optimal resource-allocation. As market failures continue to proliferate and hidden externalities come home to roost, we find that successful investing requires going …

GreenMoney August14_The Resilient Investor

Editor’s Note     by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney  It is good to be back. Justin Conway of Calvert Foundation served as Guest Editor of July’s special edition of GreenMoney Journal, which featured “The Millennials Perspective” on impact investing, sustainable business and more. The collection of insightful articles from five …

UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability

Ethical Markets welcomes this initiative!  Hazel Henderson, Editor Media Release     UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a  New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability   Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability Geneva, 16 June 2014 – Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability, a …

Just Out! Carnegie Council Journal, Ethics & International Affairs, Spring 2014

    Presenting Ethics & International Affairs Spring 2014 Issue   March 26, 2014     Dear Friend, Ethics & International Affairs is pleased to announce the publication of its spring 2014 issue. The entire issue is free online for a limited time! This issue features a policy brief by Michael W. …

Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

“We at ethical markets are excited to help promote this important initiative from UNEP-FI.”  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System Policy Innovations for a Green Economy   The Inquiry will catalyze actions to enable the financial system to support the transition towards an …

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Focus on gender issues and fossil fuel subsidies

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Focus on gender issues and fossil fuel subsidies The latest articles on nordicway.org focus on the coupling of development aid with climate policy and on gender issues as an integral part of the green growth agenda. Dec 20, 2013 NCM Secreatary General …

An agenda for change, by Nick Silver, Managing Director, Climate Bonds Initiative

To avoid dangerous climate change will require the equivalent of another industrial revolution. This can only be achieved if finance into the green economy is increased by an order of magnitude. This may be possible as many low carbon technologies are competitive with fossil fuel if the cost of finance …

WRI Digest

At the end of September, WRI helped launch The New Climate Economy, the flagship project of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. The year-long research project will analyze the economic costs and benefits of climate action. In an OpEd originally posted on Project Syndicate, former President of Mexico and current …