Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

Ethical Markets is happy to post news from the EU “ Beyond GDP” group, since I served on its Advisory Board and Organizing Committee! ~ Hazel Henderson,Editor Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations July 2014 newsletter Interview Quote In the spotlight In brief Agenda On …

GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information GFI’s Platform Issue Moving Forward to International Implementation GFI Notes that Issues Still Need to Be Addressed, Warns that Developing Country Participation is Critical WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization for Economic …

Global assessment of best practices in green growth reveals pathways for success

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-5                                                                                         1 …

Green Growth: High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-2                                                                                      February 19, 2014 High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva On 22 January, to mark the official Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s office, the GGKP, Swiss Government and Geneva Environment Network hosted a high-level panel debate on the topic of “Green Economy and Green Growth: Passing Fad …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: U.S. government shutdown delays automatic tax information sharing

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Video: French Finance Minister Pierre Mosvovici on Public Registries, Transparency Agenda Getting the Regulations Right: Oil in Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo #FTCDar2013: Not in Dar? Here’s How You Can Still Participate #FTCDar2013 Preview: Why We’re Here  Why Are Extractive Industries Prone …

Today’s News: Looking Forward: Poverty In 2015

  Thursday, July 25, 2013 Looking Forward: Poverty In 2015 G20 Finance Ministers And Central Bank Governors Communiqué Released OECD BEPS Report Confirms The International Tax System Is Failing Rich And Poor Nations The Importance Of Whistleblowers To Financial Transparency Egypt In Crisis: A Look At Corruption Figures For The …

OECD Green Growth: Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development

OECD Green Growth Newsletter June 2013                                               Contents   ·       Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development ·       Focus: Green Growth in Cities ·       Making Growth Green & Inclusive: The Case of Ethiopia ·       New Date: OECD’s 2013 GG-SD Forum ·       Call for papers: 2014 Green …

OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013

    OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013   Issue Eighteen     Contents   ·        Green Growth Knowledge Platform ·        Focus on Green Growth in emerging and developing Asia ·        Green Growth Papers: Why New Business Models Matter for Green Growth ·        Integrating green growth in policy work ·        Recent Events ·        Recent publications ·        2013 …

Der Spiegel: Hundreds of Billions Flowing Illicitly Out of Greece

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 From the Task Force Blog: Der Spiegel: Hundreds of Billions Flowing Illicitly Out of Greece Featured Allied Organization: The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Illicit Financial Flows Explained: With Graphics (Part III) Why Investors Should Care About Transparency A Little Sunlight Could Help Lower the Cost …

Green Transition Scoreboard August 2012 Update

Download the report (PDF). Prepared by Timothy Jack Nash and Ethical Markets Media Research Team Since 2007, the Green Transition Scoreboard® has tracked private investments in creating cleaner, greener economies globally. If we continue to invest at least $1 trillion per year until 2020, we will be leaving the fossil fueled industrial era and entering a new solar age based on principles of equity, sustainability, and biomimicry. This green transition is happening at an extraordinary rate, accelerated by international agreements in 2012 by the G-20, Rio+20, OECD, UNDP and the United Nations General Assembly. This supplement to the February 2012 report focuses on investments that companies are making in green research and development (R&D).