Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

“We at ethical markets are excited to help promote this important initiative from UNEP-FI.”  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System Policy Innovations for a Green Economy   The Inquiry will catalyze actions to enable the financial system to support the transition towards an …

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES — UNOFFICIALS New York, Jul  6 2013 11:00AM The International Day of Cooperatives provides an opportunity to spotlight how such enterprises canhelp build resilience in all socio-economic spheres in times of “globaluncertainty,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.“Over the course of the ongoing …

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS New York, Jun  3 2013  1:00PM Five years after the global financial crisis, the world employment situation remains uneven with emerging and developing economies recovering much faster than most advanced countries, the United Nations labour agency today reported, …

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment   By Silvia Giannelli FLORENCE, May 21 2013 (IPS) – The wake of the global financial crisis, as many national governments in Europe cut back on services to citizens and used public money to rescue banks, taught many people a valuable lesson. “Nowadays …

Ethical Markets Review:Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?

Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?  Shann Turnbull, [email protected] Principal: International Institute for Self-governance   The 2008 global financial crisis and current uncertainties about the Euro provide evidence that the financial system is neither self-correcting nor capable of being reliably regulated. The financial system has failed because modern …

NSFM participants in action: Raj Thamotheram and John Fullerton on the biggest mistakes of the financial crisis; Jeremy Leggett on the challenges of being a cleantech entrepreneur; Iveta Cherneva edits new book

We at Ethical Markets Agree with our fellow members of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets in these insightful presentations! Hazel Henderson, Editor Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, ‘NSFM participants in action: Raj Thamotheram and John Fullerton on the biggest mistakes of the financial crisis; …

G20 told voters want banks to put something back into the global economy

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) 085/180612 ITUC OnLine G20 told voters want banks to put something back into the global economy. Global poll shows 63% support Financial Transactions Tax Strongest support found in France 88 %, Germany 82%, UK 76 %, USA 63% Los Cabos, Mexico, 18 June 2012 (ITUC …

Future of UNCTAD in Balance at Doha

“We at Ethical Markets Media fully support UNCTAD and its freedom of information, research into the financial globalization that now causes so much hunger and hardship in the world” Hazel Henderson, Editor Future of UNCTAD in Balance at Doha Analysis by Gustavo Capdevila GENEVA, Apr 2012 (IPS) – Profound discord …

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 …