A new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital:

  October 9, 2014 Here’s your Heartland E-Journal Thursday Morning Espresso!  This morning we bring you a new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital: Economic Impact Investors’ Corner Workers’ capital is the retirement savings and pension funds invested in global capital markets to provide long-term financial returns to worker …

GREENER INFORMATION AGE TRANSFORMING ENERGY, FINANCE AND OUR FUTURE

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution. Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over …

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 …

Earth Policy Institute: Moving Up the Food Chain

Moving Up the Food Chain  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch3 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 25, 2013 For most of the time that human beings have walked the earth, we lived as hunter-gatherers. The share of the human diet that came from hunting versus gathering varied with geographic …

Earth Policy Institute: Moving Up the Food Chain

  Moving Up the Food Chain  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch3 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 25, 2013 For most of the time that human beings have walked the earth, we lived as hunter-gatherers. The share of the human diet that came from hunting versus gathering varied with …

AT UN CONFERENCE, COUNTRIES SHARE GREEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES

Another Important step Toward the Global Transition to the Green Economy we track at www.greentransitionscoreboard.com ,Hazel Henderson, Editor AT UN CONFERENCE, COUNTRIES SHARE GREEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES New York, Oct 28 2013  5:00PM Representatives from some 150 countries today gathered at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in …

James Robertson Newsletter No. 40 – March 2013

James Robertson Newsletter No. 40 – March 2013 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm. 1. Introduction 2. A Leadership Vacuum 3. Understanding The Scale Of The Challenge We Face 4. The Practical Reforms 5. Progress: Money System Reform As A Whole 6. Pressures on Money Supply and …

UK Peace Index just released

24th April 2013      Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to announce the launch of the United Kingdom Peace Index (UKPI), the first comprehensive measure of peacefulness across the UK. The UKPI is the second in a series of national peace indices released by the Institute for Economics …

Obfuscation of Big CSR and Sustainability Issues

Obfuscation of Big CSR & Sustainability Issues: A Financial Services Issue, not all Business The financial sector has failed to act in a meaningful way to promote sustainability and CSR and may well ‘present the greatest block to global progress.’ But the main reason is not unconcern. Keynes was correct …

UN Chief Praises Potential of Cooperatives to Empower Communities and Combat Hunger

New York, Nov 20 2012  7:05PM United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the role that cooperatives play as catalysts of inclusive development and their capacity to empower communities by creating jobs and generating incomes. During a ceremony to close the International Year of Cooperatives at UN Headquarters in New …