A Humanist Economics

”  I have long supported  Louis and Patricia Kelso’s  ground-breaking work , now newly relevant as automation and the digitizing of ever more sectors of our economy proceed more rapidly.   We thank the Kelso  Institute for sending us this fine article from THE HUMANIST,  Hazel Henderson, Editor”     A …

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 …

Why Potential Trillion dollar Carbon Bubble Grows Daily |Smart Planet Weekly

SmartPlanet Weekly   MANAGE |READ ONLINE | PREVIOUS SmartPlanet Weekly A WEEKLY PREVIEW OF OUR CURRENT ISSUE, DELIVERED EVERY SUNDAY. June 15, 2014 FROM THE DESK OF … Want to have a say in legislation? In Argentina, there’s an app for that. We talk to the woman behind a new …

Democratizing Real Estate Investments

Democratizing Real Estate Investments  Newsletter 2nd Issue May 20, 2014 Editor’s Desk Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs: First-ever Crowdfunding Effort for an Existing Hotel The hotel industry in the US has been influenced by the emerging real estate crowdfunding industry. Individual investors are given opportunities to upgrade and renovate hotel rooms, and …

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments Renewables account for 44% of 2013’s newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year Frankfurt School-unep Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance produced the new …

Press Release: EIA launches Coal Data Browser to provide detailed information on U.S. coal sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2014 EIA launches Coal Data Browser to provide detailed information on U.S. coal sector The U.S. coal sector. The Coal Data Browser gives users easy access to a vast array of Health Administration and through coal trade information from the U.S. Census Bureau. “EIA’s Coal …

RocketHub and FreshDirect Turn to the Crowd to Find the Next Big Food Thing

RocketHub and FreshDirect Partner Up to Find the ‘Next Big Food Thing’ — What’s in a (brand) name? A lot, RocketHub is betting. The crowdfunding platform has previously partnered with the likes of A&E and Dodge, and are currently running a food experiment with FreshDirect. We speak with ceo and co-founder …

CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities

Media Contact: Bill Luecht  |  202.653.0322  |  [email protected] CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities November 15, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (cdfi Fund) announced awards totaling approximately $17 million to 85 FDIC-insured depository institutions for …

Don’t water down climate targets, Government warned

Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant is one of the directors for the UK Green Investment Bank, instrumental in guiding the environmental policy in the UK which informed the report “Progress on Carbon Budgets” from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.   ~ editor 08 October 2013 MPs have …