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 …

UK roundup: Mervyn King on quantitative easing, LCP on buy-ins

UK roundup: Mervyn King on quantitative easing, LCP on buy-ins 28 Mar 2012 UK – The governor of the Bank of England has spoken out against claims that its £325bn (€388bn) quantitative easing (QE) programme has damaged the long-term viability of the UK’s pension schemes. Speaking at the economic affairs …

London Stock Exchange – Occupied by Coal

London Stock Exchange – occupied by coal New analysis from Carbon Tracker endorsed by WWF shows how the growing number of coal mining companies listing in London exposes the financial market to a significant systemic risk. Investors tracking the FTSE AllShare Index are facing increasing efforts across the world to …