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 …

American Sustainable Business Council: Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals.

Featured Story Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals. Join us on September 9th at 2:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with the White House and the Council on Environmental Quality.  We will be joined by senior White House Advisors and look forward …

Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2013

 Solability LTD, Ilsan, South Korean The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index scores and ranks 176 countries according to their capability to sustain or increase wealth in a resource-constraint, globalised world. The Index was first developed and published in 2012, based on a competitiveness model that incorporates all aspects required to sustain …

Moving beyond GDP a European and national policy issue

A subject once discussed mainly by researchers and university scholars, the need to develop new indicators to better measure a nation’s prosperity and quality of life is now high on the agenda of European policy makers and national governments. This newsletter highlights recent developments in efforts to find measures that …