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 …

Desert-Greening: The Next Big Thing for Green Investors

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 for GreenMoney Journal Asset managers and investors are supposed to be rational actors, cranking in all available information leading to efficient markets and optimal resource-allocation. As market failures continue to proliferate and hidden externalities come home to roost, we find that successful investing requires going …

GreenMoney August14_The Resilient Investor

Editor’s Note     by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney  It is good to be back. Justin Conway of Calvert Foundation served as Guest Editor of July’s special edition of GreenMoney Journal, which featured “The Millennials Perspective” on impact investing, sustainable business and more. The collection of insightful articles from five …

Smart Planet Weekly: Can we crowdfund gun control?

  SmartPlanet Weekly October 27, 2013 A members-only preview of our weekly magazine, delivered every Sunday.   From the Desk of … Gun control advocates in the U.S. haven’t made strides nationally in many years. Is it time for the crowd to try tackling gun violence locally? Plus, Chris Nelder is …

MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries.  Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication …

Position on the Natural Capital Declaration

“We at Ethical Markets Media agree with BankTrack’s following perceptive critique of the Natural Capital Declaration, which still starts from the faulty premises of conventional economics and financial models . Ethical Markets Media and the Biomimicry Group will be releasing its own additional Statement on real Transformation of Finance at …

Is Economics A Form Of Brain Damage?

Is Economics A Form Of Brain Damage? Scientific findings counter prevailing economic theories about what motivates consumers. Submitted by: Hazel Henderson Posted: May 03, 2012 – 10:11 AM EST   By Hazel Henderson The science is in and the answer is YES! I have used this phrase — “economics as …

NAA Workshop Date Changed to May 8th

Home of the Algaepreneur Final Call for Commercial Algae Production Presentations Commercial Algae Production Technologies and Networking Workshop Including a tour of Glenn Mills to view a commercial-scale algae extraction May 8, 2012 Crowne Plaza Fairfield Hotel 690 Route 46 East Fairfield, NJ 07004 The National Algae Association is the …

Scientific Realities Puncturing Bubble Finance

Scientific Realities Puncturing Bubble Finance By Hazel Henderson © 2012 For Interpress Service, distributed as “Science Can Restrain Runaway Finance” The urgent need for a paradigm shift in economics and its financial and mathematical models has been widely-recognized for decades. Recently, Credit Suisse research as well as complexity theorists at …

Sustainable Money

Ethical Markets Review publishes this highly-original, carefully researched paper by renowned Brazilian physicist-mathematician-technology assessor and cultural critic, Rose Marie Muraro, as a contribution to the widening debate on how to re-design money creation and credit allocation. Author of many books, Muraro was made an Honorary Citizen of the City of …