Why Is It So Easy to Save the Banks – but So Hard to Save the Biosphere?

We at Ethical Markets Agree with Monbiot!  Hat tip to our colleague, Paul H. Ray, – Editor Climate change crisis is accelerating, and the nations of the world are dragging their feet at what ought to be climate action conferences, so we are falling ever farther behind. Why? It appears …

U.S. Rebel’s Split Riles $6 Billion World of Ethical Commerce

U.S. Rebel’s Split Riles $6 Billion World of Ethical Commerce 2011-11-03 05:00:01.0 GMT By Simon Clark Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) — Fairtrade International brings together retailers and other marketers in wealthy countries with small-scale producers of foods in the developing world. The organization’s goal is to ensure the ethical treatment of …

From Our Solar Energy Advisor, Leslie Danziger, signs of true cost Prices!

What Happens When Solar Power Is as Cheap as Coal http://www.fastcompany.com/1745113/what-happens-when-solar-power-is-as-cheap-as-coal Referenced Bloomberg Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-04-05/solar-energy-costs-may-already-rival-coal-spurring-installation-boom.html Solar Power May Already Rival Coal, Prompting Installation Surge By Ehren Goossens – Apr 6, 2011 Solar panel installations may surge in the next two years as the cost of generating electricity from the sun …

World’s Poor ‘One Shock’ From Crisis as Food Prices Climb, Zoellick Says

An article from Bloomberg By Eric Martin – Apr 16, 2011 7:49 PM ET inShare0More Business Exchange Buzz up! Digg Print Email World Bank President Robert Zoellick said the global economy is “one shock away” from a crisis in food supplies and prices. Zoellick estimated 44 million people have fallen …

Global Sustainable Investment Organizations Hold First International Strategic Meeting

Washington, D.C. March 18, 2011 — In early March, the leaders of sustainable and responsible investment associations around the world gathered for an unprecedented two-day strategic summit meeting in New York City. The seven representatives of major financial hubs and regions included the Social Investment Organization (Canada), Social Investment Forum …