Beyond GDP: Robert Manchin, Managing Director of the Gallup Organisation Europe, on measuring well-being and social progress

Click here to view this newsletter in your web browser  Interview Quote Spotlight In brief Agenda July 2013 In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with: Robert Manchin on measuring well-being and social progress Quote from: Robert F. Kennedy (1968) Spotlight on: Strong public support worldwide for going …

Positive Money: How about something truly radical?

 

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment   By Silvia Giannelli FLORENCE, May 21 2013 (IPS) – The wake of the global financial crisis, as many national governments in Europe cut back on services to citizens and used public money to rescue banks, taught many people a valuable lesson. “Nowadays …

Carbon Bubble Creates Global Economic Risk’ – Guardian lead story, 19th April 2013

Carbon bubble will plunge the world into another financial crisis – report Trillions of dollars at risk as stock markets inflate value of fossil fuels that may have to remain buried forever, experts warn  Global stock markets are betting on countries failing to adhere to legally binding carbon emission targets. …

“FIXING OUR BROKEN MONEY SYSTEM’ Cooper Union on May 12

We at Ethical Markets support the American Monetary Institute and its dedicated work and hope many will attend this conference on “Fixing our Broken Money System” ,   also watch our  TV Special “  THE MONEY FIX “   at www.ethicalmarkets.tv    –   Hazel Henderson, Editor in Chief Fixing our Broken Money …

Focus on the Global South Position Paper on Climate Change

The economic crisis, emanating from the world’s economic and political centres—Europe and the US—and the global environmental crisis resulting from climate change and aggravations caused by big business, government policies and international financial institutions have not daunted peoples and societies.  On the contrary, these crises have further emboldened people’s organizations …

Invitation | Transformation to Sustainable Economy: Global Sustainable Finance Conference, Germany

 A Two Day International Conference on Global Sustainable Finance will be held from 5th to 6th of July, 2012 inKarlsruhe, Germany. This event will bring together top executives and senior members of financial institutions, policy makers, economists, academia, regulators, sustainable development practitioners, senior government officials, representatives of international development agencies and other relevant …

ITUC OnLine: Young workers call on G20 Labour Ministers to tackle youth unemployment

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 059/070512 Brussels, 14 May 2012 (ITUC OnLine):  Since the economic crisis began, the unemployment rise has hit young people particularly hard and threatens long-term growth potential. Breaking into the particularly damaging cycle of high and rising youth unemployment is necessary to “buy time” …

UN Experts Call for Global Financial Tax to Offset Costs of Economic Crisis

New York, May 14 2012 11:05AM A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the European Union (EU) to take the lead in promoting the adoption of a global financial transaction tax that would offset the costs of the current economic crisis and protect basic human rights. “Where …