Impact Capitalism Summit – April 29-30, 2014 – Union League Club of Chicago

  Learn how to deploy capital to make a positive impact while still maximizing returns Conference Overview Watershed Capital Group is pleased to host the Impact Capitalism Summit on April 29-30, 2014 at the Union League Club of Chicago. The Summit is an excellent forum to develop relationships, to gain …

U.S. Department of Commerce In Partnership With Watershed Capital Organizes 1st Impact & Sustainable Certified Trade Mission

The U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, DC and Watershed Capital Group are pleased to announce the first Impact & Sustainable Certified Trade Mission.  The Impact & Sustainable Trade Mission will take place September 30, October 1, and October 2 in Zurich, Amsterdam, and London.  The Trade Mission provides a venue for European institutional …

Lord Adair Turner on Money Creation and Banks

  Lecture, Cass Business School, February 6, 2013   At a lecture at London’s Cass Business School, Lord Adair Turner broke ranks and called for an end to allowing private banks to create the nation’s money: instead, turning this vital function over to the government as money-creator.  Turner proposed that governments …

UN Experts Call for Global Financial Tax to Offset Costs of Economic Crisis

New York, May 14 2012 11:05AM A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the European Union (EU) to take the lead in promoting the adoption of a global financial transaction tax that would offset the costs of the current economic crisis and protect basic human rights. “Where …