The Slow Money Letter: Of Algorithms, People and Knowledge

  The Slow Money Letter, June 2014     Of Algorithms, People and Knowledge by Woody Tasch — I arrived at this month’s inaugural Slow Money Canada meeting ready to share an excerpt of Michael Lewis’s new book, Flash Boys. Is there a more stark counterpoint for slow money, a …

Novethic Research: Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses

Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses Paris, 18 June 2013.  Novethic, a research centre, has published a pioneering study looking at the influence that responsible investors can exert by refusing to invest in multinationals involved in human rights violations. Blacklists published by 19 Northern European investors managing €1.5 trillion …

NSFM report published today: Financial Transaction Tax will help, not harm, pensions

Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, ‘NSFM report published today: Financial Transaction Tax will help, not harm, pensions ‘ 11th December, 2012: A Financial Transaction Tax would not adversely hit pension funds according to a new report published today by the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets. …

Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 091/280411 “Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011” “Brussels, 1 May 2001 – common statement of the ITUC and its Global Unions partners”. Brussels, 29 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Today as trade unionists around the world celebrate the role of …