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 …

At UN meeting in Geneva, Ban spotlights trade as driver of global sustainable development

1 October 2014 – The critical role played by international trade in lifting economies out of poverty is an invaluable one but must remain consonant with the objectives enshrined in the sustainable development goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in an address to the world trade organization (WTO). Speaking at …

Future of Cities – Surge in Emerging Markets

We at Ethical Markets are wary of too much reliance on algorithms , unless frequently monitored and updated by  humans !  For example, the takeover of Wall Street by algorithms and high-frequency trading led to  the recent “ flash crashes” . Such  future events are  predicted by me and others …

Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Ceres Newsletter September 2014 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions News Story: Only $1 Trillion: Annual Investment Goal Puts Climate Solutions Within Reach (InsideClimate News) Blog: A Simple Equation For Closing The Clean Energy Gap (Forbes) News Story: Refracking brings …

Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill

  Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill By Moyers & Company Wednesday, September 10, 2014 9:53 EDT 34   If you wonder why so many members of Congress are in denial when it comes to climate change, follow the money. This week, Forecast …

2014 Women in Green Forum Showcases Sustainability Strides

By Danielle Lanyard, Founder and CEO, Village Green; producer, Green Breakfast Club event series   Today’s climate crisis may be the most pressing issue of our time. Yet rarely are women serving as the primary voices speaking out and getting heard on this issue, or any issue that shapes our …

Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Three Transformative Levers

Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda:  Three Transformative Levers Written by Alvin Leong (LLM, JD), Fellow at the Pace Center for Environmental Legal Studies. He can be contacted at [email protected] First posted by Post2015.org, a site facilitated by the Overseas Development Institute. The co-chairs of the Open Working Group …

GreenMoney June14_Seeds, Soil and Sustainability

Good farming, Good food, Good health    by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney I especially enjoy our Sustainable Agriculture and Organics issues because they always break new ground (pun intended) and I always learn something new. In this edition, Laura Batcha of Organic Trade Association looks at the $35 billion marketplace …

Global Oceans Action Summit Bulletin – Vol. 186 No. 3 – Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth – Final Summary

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Sustainable Development Update – 26 March 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

World Bank Report Proposes Priorities for Sustainable Urbanization 25_March_2014: ‘Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive and Sustainable Urbanization,’ a report by the World Bank and China’s Development Research Center, proposes a ‘new urbanization’ path that will be environmentally sustainable, ensure food security, better allocate capital, labor and land, and place people …