Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager fix income inequality?

Ethical Markets welcomes this  initiative and the launch of JUST Capital on September 24th !  Hazel Henderson,Editor Famed investor Paul Tudor Jones believes that we’re headed for trouble if we don’t shrink the wealth gap. His solution? Pressure companies to be more just.  http://for.tn/1K4aVkD Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager …

Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Todd Gitlin* – The Nation The People’s Climate March proves the Climate Movement has reached critical mass, like the Civil Rights Movement, Antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it. Less than two weeks have passed and yet it isn’t too early to say it: the People’s Climate March changed the …

Book Reviews: ‘The Locust And The Bee’ And ‘The Collaboration Economy’

The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism’s Future Author Geoff Mulgan, former top aide to Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair and founder of the celebrated think tank Demos, earns his spurs as a top-rank, global public intellectual with his latest book, The Locust and The Bee (Princeton University Press, …

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt by Naomi Klein Waste land: large-scale irrigation strips nutrients from the soil, scars the landscape and could alter climactic conditions beyond repair. Image: Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/ Flowers, London, Pivot Irrigation #11 High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA (2011) In December 2012, …

BETTER NAMES FOR IMPACT INVESTING (AND OTHER INSIGHTS FROM HAZEL HENDERSON)

BETTER NAMES FOR IMPACT INVESTING (AND OTHER INSIGHTS FROM HAZEL HENDERSON) by Marta Maretich Hazel Henderson has never really liked the term “impact investing”. “All investments have impacts,” she told us. “I pointed this out to the authors of the original paper published by the Rockefeller Foundation. Some of these impacts …

Energizing local economies through “Creative De-construction”

         My book is out! Surely you know someone who would enjoy it. Click here to order from Amazon.   Quick Links Website Contact Us Recent related articles     The Difference Between “Price” and “Cost”   Is”Sustainability” Political Hype?    Using Metrics To Improve Communities   Techniques used to …

The Reality of Abundance – California, August 2013

Benjamin von Mendelssohn, next generation community leader of Tamera Healing Biotope in Portugal, on tour in California throughout the month of August. More information: www.tamera.org Water, Food, Energy and Community are freely available to everyone, if we no longer follow the laws of capitalism, but the logic of life.“There can be no peace on Earth as long as there is …

naked capitalism : Sasha Breger: How Commodities Hoarding Distorts Food Prices

naked capitalism Links 6/5/13  Sasha Breger: How Commodities Hoarding Distorts Food Prices Bill Black: Great Moments in Nobel Prize History – 2007 Winner Pumps for Plutocracy, Billionaire CEOs     Sasha Breger: How Commodities Hoarding Distorts Food Prices Posted: 05 Jun 2013 01:55 AM PDT By Sasha Breger, a lecturer at …

The Woodstock of Capitalism

Every year on this day, tens of thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Omaha, Nebraska to hear two of the worlds richest men discuss everything from cultural trends, to love and marriage, to assigning probabilities to terrorist attacks. Those men are Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, of course. Warren …

TRANSFORMING ADVERTISING: NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR “ETHICMARK” AWARDS HONORING BEST SUSTAINABLE, ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPAIGNS

TRANSFORMING ADVERTISING: NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR “ETHICMARK” AWARDS HONORING BEST SUSTAINABLE, ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPAIGNS 2013 EthicMark® Awards Call for Nominations; Winners to be Announced at The SRI Conference, October 28, 2013 Boulder, CO – April 8, 2013 – Nominations are open until May 15 for the 2013 EthicMark® Awards for ads and …