World Future Society Names Amy Zalman, Ph.D., as CEO

Ethical Markets congratulates Dr. Amy Zalman as ceo of the world Future Society. We look forward to continuing our longtime collaboration with WFS ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor World Future Society Names Amy Zalman, Ph.D., as CEO Zalman to Guide Strategic, Financial, and Operational Leadership of Largest Membership Organization in the …

Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States

A report from the Risky Business Project, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Office of Hank Paulson, the Rockefeller Family Fund, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and the TomKat Charitable Trust   From the Executive Summary:   Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States uses …

The state of the future: 2013–14

On Thursday March 20, The Millennium Project, a global participatory think tank, will launch the “2013–14 State of the Future” report at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars from about 12:20 to 1:30 pm EDT, with an open-access webcast. The “State of the Future” is a comprehensive annual overview of the present global situation …

Futurist Update: Evolving the Ability to Evolve

December 2013 • Volume 14, No. 12 In this issue: ·        Evolving the Ability to Evolve ·        The Data-Driven Car ·        Self-Healing Electrodes Could Enable Super-Long-Lasting Electric Batteries ·        What’s Hot in THE FUTURIST Magazine Evolving the Ability to Evolve Some traits tend to evolve more than others, but can organisms evolve evolvabilityitself? A recent …

First “Caribe 2013” Conference Organized by the Observatory of the Colombian Caribbean and The Millennium Project

Over 125 government leaders, futurists, consultants, and experts in various subjects from more than 15 countries came to Cartagena, Colombia September 5-6, 2013 to participate in the first Congress of Futures Analysis of the Caribbean. Participants and 14 speakers shared views about the acceleration of change and formed international collaborations …

Future Infinite Conference

  Future Infinite Conference When: 11-13 June, 2014 Where:  Helsinki Web: The aim of the conference is to discuss about the global challenges 17th Foresight Conference: “The Integration Conference” When: 7-9 February, 2014 Where: Silicon Valley Web: Over 20 speakers will present their research and vision Foresight and Innovation: How Companies are Coping with …

Futurist Update: Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing

    August 2013 • Volume 14, No. 8 In this issue: ·        Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing ·        Smart Glasses for Teachers Can “See” Students’ Questions ·        Even Regulated Pesticide Use Is Deadly to Aquatic Ecosystems ·        WorldFuture 2013 Recaps ·        Set of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Is Threatened by Sand …

Long Finance: How to Make Standards Markets Work for Financial Services (Regulation)?

Long Finance Newsletter   July 2013   Welcome to the July edition of the Long Finance newsletter. Since our last edition in May, a lot has happened with Long Finance and its programmes including: The interim figures of the Global Financial Centres Index – GFCI 13.5– were released in July 2013 …

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 …

Futurist Update: Designing Clothing for Space Travel

    In this issue: ·        Designing Clothing for Space Travel ·        Smartphone Ownership Passes 55% of U.S. Adults ·        A Big Data Approach to Detecting Viruses ·        With More Hunger Comes More Risk Taking ·        What’s Hot in THE FUTURIST Magazine   Advertisement  The Annual Conference of the World Future Society: July 19-21, 2013, at …