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 …

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave Last week the Ivanpah solar thermal power plant in California went operational last week.  Ivanpah is a marvel.  Located in the Mojave Desert, the steam like any other.  However, at Ivanpah the power plant owner NRG Energy (NRG:  NYSE).  Google (GOOG:  Nasdaq) is a ‘relatively’ …

Tobin tax threatens economic viability of ‘repo’ market – ICMA

We at Ethical Markets  have advocated a financial transactions tax  for many years and now it is need more than ever to curb high-frequency trading , best as a “ cancellation fee”  since most HFT orders  are cancelled within milliseconds  and are just  a form of “ front-running”  – Hazel …

A Bonding Experience

Bond risk Our thinking about the role of future environmental politics on capital markets has extended to another asset class – fixed income. Carbon Tracker recently collaborated with global credit-ratings agency Standard & Poors to publish ‘What a carbon-constrained future could mean for oil companies’ creditworthiness’.  This report assesses the …

NOAA to work with 10 nations to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and stem the bycatch of protected species

NOAA to work with 10 nations to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and stem the bycatch of protected species Six previously identified nations take corrective actions   As part of its overall efforts to ensure that the U.S. fishing industry isn’t undermined by unsustainable or illegal activities, NOAA today …