Call for governments to inquire if money and the financial system is fit for purpose?

The crisis of legitimacy of the political and financial systems In my view Government is not “fit for the purpose” of facilitating a transition to “Democratic Money with Environmental Values [to] Reduce Market Failures”. I suspect the reason why “the Australian Government has led the way by setting upa Financial System Inquiry” …

Market Forces: Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment

Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment Press release Melbourne, 28 June 2013 Sixty prominent Australians are calling on the CEOs of the big four banks to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry through an open letter organised by Market Forces and 350.org launched today. …

Growth of Green Groups in Singapore

HIGHLIGHT ISO 26000 and CSR Essential training in KL and SG There will be an ISO 26000 training taking place in Malaysia and a CSR Essentials in Singapore. Don’t miss the training courses which are designed to provide participants with the tools and skills to develop effective CSR programmes and …

Australia to set up $10bn Clean Energy Finance Corp

The Australian Government announced on the weekend it will set up a “Clean Energy Finance Corporation” (CEFC) as a statutory body. The initiative is part of a large package of climate change finance measures, including a long-awaited carbon tax. Described by ‘Responsible Investor’ magazine as Australia’s version of a Green …

Australia targets carbon price by next July

A publication of Environmental Finance Environmental Bonds 2011 15% discount for Online News subscribers This first-of-its-kind one day event takes place in just two weeks time. Places are limited and filling rapidly – Register Now to secure yours. To claim your 15% discount, quote EB11/EWN/15 at the checkout. Australia targets …