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 …

The Day That The Change Became Real

Posted on September 28, 2013 by restorativeleadership by Seana Steffen, Restorative Leadership Institute “We are history, you and I today… the day that the change became real.” With humility and earthy grace, Casey Camp-Horinek of the Ponca tribe invoked blessings of hope from the four directions as the International Women’s Earth and Climate …

Tobin tax threatens economic viability of ‘repo’ market – ICMA

We at Ethical Markets  have advocated a financial transactions tax  for many years and now it is need more than ever to curb high-frequency trading , best as a “ cancellation fee”  since most HFT orders  are cancelled within milliseconds  and are just  a form of “ front-running”  – Hazel …

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, …

Calling Wall Street to Account

“Calling Wall Street to Account” by Alan F Kay, PhD © 2011 In 1967 I started “AutEx” with a name that reflected the function of my Company.  Automation would bring computerization to the financial industry way beyond an Exchange, a place where floor traders went face-to-face to complete a transaction. …

The case for a “Calibrateable dsFCF”

A “Smart” Version of the FTT Summary Derivative contracts can rationally be classified – prospectively, from the perspective of the economy as a whole — as either functional or very likely to be dysfunctional, although “the Street” pretends otherwise. Therefore a charge levied at the writing or exchange of very-likely-to-be-dysfunctional derivative contracts would usefully …