BRICS to launch World Bank and IMF rivals

With thanks to  our Advisory Board member,  author/economist,Frank Bracho, Venezuela ‘s former ambassador to  India ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Americas BRICS to launch World Bank and IMF rivals Russia and Brazil throw weight behind proposal to rival Western-run institutions, a day before summit in Fortaleza. Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 …

Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Foreword to UNCIVIL LIBERTIES By Hazel Henderson, October 2012 UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, edited by Georgia Kelly, Praxis Institute, 2013 I welcome UNCIVIL LIBERTIES as a sobering wake-up call to my beloved adopted country, the USA and its people. We are, I believe, in the midst of a whole-system global transition from …

Sustainability in Korea – Performance & Trends 2013

Sustainability in Korea 2013   Corporate Sustainability Korea: Performance & Trends 2013 The results of the 6th annual Korean ESG review show that management awareness for sustainability management has been further increasing, accelerated strongly since the financial crises of 2008/2009. However, certain areas remain challenging, with little improvement made over recent years. This …

Transforming Economics Into True Wealth

November 2012  The statement on TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES INTO TRUE WEALTH is an invitation to fully engage in the planetary whole-system shift now under way.  Many SRI investment professionals recognize our human responsibility for the many breakdowns in our societies and enfolding ecosystems resulting from our limited consciousness: climate change, hunger, …

Book Reviews: ‘Economics After The Crisis’ And ‘Money And Sustainability’

“Economics After the Crisis,” by Adair Turner, MIT Press 2012 “Money and Sustainability,” by Bernard Lietaer, Christian Arnsperger, Sally Goerner, Stefan Brunnhuber, Triarchy Press, 2012 The essential link between “Economics After the Crisis” by Adair Turner and “Money and Sustainability” by Bernard Lietaer and his co-authors is the agreements that the authors arrive at independently: …

Transitioning to the Solar Age

By Hazel Henderson This essay has been excerpted as a chapter in WorldShift 2020: The New Vision – Exploring the Evolving Horizons; section ‘From Vision To Reality: Contributions From The Worldshifting Community’ forthcoming from Inner Traditions Publishing (Rochester, VT). The multiple crises human societies experienced in the first decade of the …

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!)

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 29 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST By Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist who lives in New York City and writes at mathbabe.org A bit more than a week ago I went to a panel discussion at the Met about …

Global Finance Lost In Cyberspace!

GLOBAL FINANCE LOST IN CYBERSPACE! By Hazel Henderson © 2011 For InterPress Service The robot rabbit of finance – high-speed trading, cloud computing – has outrun the tortoise of government oversight and control. For years, I have documented how often science and technology leap ahead of politicians and bureaucrats. Usually, …

Invitation to the Media: UN Global Roundtable on markets stability and sustainable finance

MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release Washington D.C./Geneva, 11 October 2011 – With the drive for economic recovery topping the US and global political agenda, the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) is organizing a landmark summit on financial sustainability and market stability in Washington, D.C. The 2011 Global …

Ethical Markets Review: Looking Back From 2020 – Humanity’s Transition to the Ethical Green Global Economy

By Hazel Henderson © 2011 Scenario for discussion at the Reunion of Pioneer Asset Managers Convened by Susan Davis, President, CapitalMissions.com Ethical Markets Media, Saint Augustine, FL, November 18-20, 2011 Related Article: Can Jeremy Grantham Profit From Ecological Mayhem?  Looking back from 2020, the initiatives that transformed our global economy …