Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative

P2P Foundation” – 4 new articles Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative Free Is a Lie Towards an Equality of Contribution in the Common Good Economy Essay of the Day: Prototypes for Open Source Urbanism More Recent Articles Search P2P …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Sun and Shadows: How an Island Paradise Became a Haven for Dirty Money

  Monday, June 9, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:    Why Offshore Tax Havens Should Matter to Everyone Why Pele’s Son Sentenced for Money Laundering is the Tip of the Iceberg for  Brazil New York Regulator on BNP Paribas: Someone Needs to Get Fired Why Indian Prime Minister …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance Posted: 15 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, …

Other News – Pope Francis lambasts the rich and reminds the world of what matters most (*)

   Pope Francis lambasts the rich and reminds the world of what matters most (*) Peter Popham – The Independent The head of the Church makes a simple point: Modern society is putty in the hands of the wealthy The applause of the pilgrims he can take for granted. But …

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, is rooted in ecological systems. A high-frequency trading hedge fund, for example, relies …

Can sheep restore Patagonia’s grasslands? – Ellie Winninghoff

Can sheep restore Patagonia’s grasslands? Patagonia Inc is buying wool from ranches that aim to restore degraded land in Argentina with livestock, a controversial concept Ellie Winninghoff theguardian.com, Monday 23 December 2013 10.43 EST Gauchos herding sheep near Lake Argentino, in Patagonia. Photograph: Alamy “Sustainability is a joke in comparison to …

Innovative policy, finance, technology and leadership are fundamental to achieving a climate neutral future

Innovative policy, finance, technology and leadership are fundamental to achieving a climate neutral future. Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Sustainable Innovation Forum brings together leaders from business, government, finance and NGOs to catalyse innovation with the aim of accelerating green growth and sustainable development. Organised on behalf of …

NEWNET: Australia’s new government takes aim at carbon tax

9 September Today’s Top Stories ESG at the heart of African investment firm Development Partners InternationalPREMIUM Pristine Sun lines up $25m debt for 6MW California solar US cleantech startup fund receives $30m boost from Navy Pristine Sun lines up $25m debt for 6MW California solar ESG at the heart of …

Syria: A Potent Alternative to Military Action

“We at Ethical Markets fully support this sensible alternative to military action – Hazel Henderson, Ed. President Obama has decided to take >his case for a military strike against the Assad regime to the U.S. Congress, with the aim of “firing a shot across the bow” of Syria. As the typical Washington …

Storebrand reduces carbon exposure in investments – 19 companies excluded

We at Ethical Markets  applaud Storebrand for this leadership  and hope they will shift these assets to growing the green economy globally ! – Hazel Henderson , Editor After the latest sustainability analysis of the Energy sector, Storebrand has excluded 13 coal and 6 oil sands companies from all investments. …