Paul Druckman wins IAB 2014 Personality of the Year for promoting the global adoption of Integrated Reporting

Ethical Markets congratulates Paul Druckman on this well-desreved Award , Hazel Henderson,Editor Paul Druckman wins IAB 2014 Personality of the Year for promoting the global adoption of Integrated Reporting 18 September 2014 – In recognition of his leadership of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and his work to promote the global …

GREENER INFORMATION AGE TRANSFORMING ENERGY, FINANCE AND OUR FUTURE

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution. Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over …

Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy Saint Augustine, FL, September 1, 2014 ~ The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. This confirms the green economy is …

UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP – to …

TFF PressInfo 273: Support Branson’s Ukraine initiative

Ethical Markets  joins with our friends in Sweden at the Transnational Foundation in supporting Richard Branson’s initiative with business leaders to  promote negotiations  over Ukraine ,   Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief    PressInfo Contact TFF Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research  Vegagatan 25, S – 22457 Lund, Sweden (+46) 738 52 …

Social Venture Network (SVN) 2014 Fall Confererence

Social Venture Network (SVN) Fall Conference October 23-26; Greenwich, CT Social Venture Network (SVN) is a peer-to-peer network of more than 600 innovative and influential CEOs, investors, social entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are leveraging business to solve social and environmental problems. SVN’s 2014 Fall Conference will be in Greenwich, CT on October 23-26. Join us there to explore …

GRI appoints Michael Meehan as new Chief Executive

Ethical Markets thanks Ernst Ligteringen for his leadership of GRI and congratulates successor , Michael  Meehan !  Hazel Henderson, Editor GRI Press release For immediate release, 22 July 2014 GRI appoints Michael Meehan as new Chief Executive AMSTERDAM, July 22, 2014 – The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) announced today that …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps , Planck Foundation

BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps Ethical Markets  thanks the Planck Foundation for permission to  post this useful new approach –  Hazel Henderson, Editor   BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps Traditional QE only leads to carry trade (a money flow to high yield / high risk foreign financial markets) and thereby does nothing …

The Demise of The Market’s Most Controversial Industry Starts Now

Ethical Markets applauds this news  auguring the decline, at last , of patent trolls . Hazel Henderson , Editor What do two tech giants and a growing number of state legislatures have in common? May 20, 2014 The Demise of The Market’s Most Controversial Industry Starts Now Clear out the …