The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance

     The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance   By Gillian Tett – Financial Times   Instead of having one major cross-border payments system there could eventually be many   This week, a milestone was passed on the road of globalisation. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial …

It’s Back! The FTC Newsletter: January-March 2014

Berlin Brussels Lima London Nairobi New Delhi Washington Dear friends,   After a year-long hiatus, the Financial Transparency Coalition’s (formerly the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development) newsletter is back! In our newsletter you will find updates on our organization, policy work, press, resources, and upcoming events.   …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: EU Parliament Votes For Public Registries of Company Ownership

    From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog: European Parliament Gives Overwhelming ‘Yes’ Vote to End Secret Corporate Ownership Millions of Euros Left Ukraine: Why Beneficial Ownership Transparency is Common Sense As Europe Tightens Oversight, Spotlight Must Remain Why Russia No Longer Fears the West: It’s the Offshore, Stupid Understanding …

Todays News: From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog

  Wednesday, February 5, 2014 From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog: Fighting Income Disparity With Some Basic FTC Recommendations It’s Out! Taxcast 2014 China’s Elite Linked to Secret Offshore Entities 2013 Great Year for Transparency in Extractive Sector Reporting & Investigating Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy & Asset Recovery, Journalism Training: 8-11 …

“Regional Foresight 2.0” Launched by the European Nodes of The Millennium Project

“Regional Foresight 2.0” Launched by the European Nodes of The Millennium Project The European Regional Foresight College and the European Millennium Project Initiative met in Warsaw, Poland to develop plans for improving foresight with focus on Eastern Europe and the EU 2020 strategy, and launching of the “Regional Foresight 2.0 …

EFES NEWSLETTER: Rectification about European Parliament’s study

     Subscribe  /  Unsubscribe  /  Membership                                                        EFES NEWSLETTER – JULY 2013 Rectification about European Parliament’s study The European Parliament – Economic & Scientific Policy Department published a study named “Employee Financial Participation and Companies’ Proceeds”. This study published by the European Parliament was quoted by the European Commission as the most …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013   Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing …

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 …

Moving Beyond Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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