Future of Cities – Surge in Emerging Markets

We at Ethical Markets are wary of too much reliance on algorithms , unless frequently monitored and updated by  humans !  For example, the takeover of Wall Street by algorithms and high-frequency trading led to  the recent “ flash crashes” . Such  future events are  predicted by me and others …

Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S

Did you know…  …that Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S–two of the largest private prison firms in the world? …that last year, the Chairman of the Board of CCA was inducted onto the Board of Trustees at Belmont University, and that …

Final Global Infrastructure Basel Summit Programme Now Released

“Ethical Markets is happy to publish this presentation on Sustainable Infrastructure, presented  by John Williams, ceo of Impact Infrastructure, LLC, at our FINDING ETHICAL ALPHA  conference, May 12-13th   Finding Ethical Alpha:  Building Task Forces to Set the Course for the Future of Generating Sustainable Alpha May 13, 2014 Presentation …

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 …

OTHER NEWS: New Policies Beyond Austerity and Stimulus

New Policies Beyond Austerity and Stimulus   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Nov  2013 (Columnist Service) – It is time to move the global policy debate beyond the binary options of “austerity” versus “stimulus.” Both these macroeconomic policies have caused untold harm to millions and produced dangerous policy …

Future 500 Newsletter: COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS

Join us on November 6th for our Open House in San Francisco   Future 500 Newsletter October 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS   Join us on November 6th at our new San Francisco office. Cocktail with our team and board, relax with a glass of wine and …

Alternative Energy: Busting Big Oil Myths, Part IV: Gas Prices

Alternative Energy Busting Big Oil Myths, Part IV: Gas Prices Top 10 Solar Utilities (x 2) Cattails As Building Insulation — New Research Brings To Light The Great Advantages Of The Material IRENA Launches Renewable Costing Alliance Solar Impulse, The Solar Airplane, Reroutes To Washington, DC Climate-themed bond issues are …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013   Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …