The Economics of Sustainability conference

October 6 – 9, 2014 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA Praxis Peace Institute presents THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY What will the Earth look like in 2030, 2050, or 2100? Can we organize economic relationships to honor the carrying capacity of the Earth? Can we implement economic models that respect the …

GreenMoney Mar14_Sustainable Business Leaders & Trends

The State of Green Business Report     by Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group     The State of Green Business Report, seventh annual assessment of corporate sustainability trends and metrics, was released earlier this year. It paints a picture that is both optimistic and highly problematic – a perfect metaphor …

Mapping the global transition to the solar age

Press Release Global Futurist Solar Age”   February 11, 2014, St. Augustine, FL — On Tuesday, February11, 2014, ICAEW and Tomorrow’s Company launched Hazel Henderson’s publication ‘Mapping the Global Transition to the Solar Age: From “Economism” to Earth Systems Science‘, at the Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, challenges which are …

Call for governments to inquire if money and the financial system is fit for purpose?

The crisis of legitimacy of the political and financial systems In my view Government is not “fit for the purpose” of facilitating a transition to “Democratic Money with Environmental Values [to] Reduce Market Failures”. I suspect the reason why “the Australian Government has led the way by setting upa Financial System Inquiry” …

Transitioning to the Solar Age

By Hazel Henderson This essay has been excerpted as a chapter in WorldShift 2020: The New Vision – Exploring the Evolving Horizons; section ‘From Vision To Reality: Contributions From The Worldshifting Community’ forthcoming from Inner Traditions Publishing (Rochester, VT). The multiple crises human societies experienced in the first decade of the …

Business Executives Call on White House and Congress to Help Move U.S. to a Sustainable Economy

Media Release from the American Sustainable Business Council CONTACT: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766 or David Brodwin, 202-595-9302 ext. 102 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Business Executives Call on White House and Congress to Help Move U.S. to a Sustainable Economy; Presented During First-of-its-kind White House Summit WASHINGTON, DC, June 13, 2012 – The …

Is Economics A Form Of Brain Damage?

Is Economics A Form Of Brain Damage? Scientific findings counter prevailing economic theories about what motivates consumers. Submitted by: Hazel Henderson Posted: May 03, 2012 – 10:11 AM EST   By Hazel Henderson The science is in and the answer is YES! I have used this phrase — “economics as …

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!)

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 29 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST By Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist who lives in New York City and writes at mathbabe.org A bit more than a week ago I went to a panel discussion at the Met about …

On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a Green Economy

On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a green economy Beijing, 16 November 2011 – A new UN report demonstrates that governments and businesses alike are taking steps to accelerate a global shift towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive green future. From china to …