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Why I’m Hopeful Regarding Climate Change

By Timothy Nash, Sustainable Economist and Ethical Markets Director of Sustainability Research www.sustainableeconomist.com On September 21, 2014, I joined more than 400,000 people in New York City for the People’s Climate March. It was a remarkable experience. Marching was great, but the best was stopping to watch the stream of people [...]

The World Future Society transformation has begun: An autumn letter from WFS CEO Amy Zalman

The World Future Society transformation has begun: An autumn letter from WFS CEO Amy Zalman

    October 10, 2014 Dear Fellow Futurists,   I hope that your autumn has started happily.    Here at the World Future Society, we have been busy laying the groundwork for a multi-year transformation of our organization into the world's premiere platform for nurturing and empowering futurists.    Today, I’m writing [...]

The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance

The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance

     The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance   By Gillian Tett - Financial Times   Instead of having one major cross-border payments system there could eventually be many   This week, a milestone was passed on the road of globalisation. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial [...]

Limiting global warming to 2 °C – why Victor and Kennel are wrong

Limiting global warming to 2 °C – why Victor and Kennel are wrong

Ethical Markets  posts this debate on the 2  degree Limit  while we continue to  focus on what all 191 UN member countries already agree : to  shift away from fossil energy and non-renewables to  cleaner,inclusive sustainable green economies worldwide . This is what we track in our Green Transition Scoreboard®  , now showing $5.7 trillion [...]

Saving our Seas – Tapping into the Wisdom of OceanElders

by Martha Shaw (New York, NY) - For 10,000 years, the ocean has been the life support system that has generously supplied us with air, food, and shelter in the embrace of a livable climate. In a perfect world, human beings might have fit nicely into the Earth’s ecosystem, in balance with the rest of nature. Over the last half-century however, [...]

GFI Welcomes Global Witness Report on “The Great Rip Off” from Anonymous Companies in America

September 30, 2014 Latest GFI Blogs Opportunity Knocks to Address Illicit Financial Flows The “Big Mo” in the Drive to Address Illicit Financial Flows Photographs from GFI and MIND’s Joint Conference in Rio de Janeiro China’s Illicit Outflows Were US$1.08 Trillion from 2002-2011 Voices from Delaware Are Speaking Out Against [...]

Interviewed: The World’s First Tiny House Hoteliers

Interviewed: The World’s First Tiny House Hoteliers

  Interviewed: The World's First Tiny House Hoteliers Deb Delman and her partner Kol Peterson, the creators of Caravan, may have the first hotel of its kind in Portland, Oregon. > CITIES Kentucky Town Beats High Gas Prices by Opening a Public Gas Station. Controversy has erupted in Somerset as citizens applaud and trade associations [...]

Victory: Google kicks ALEC to the curb

Hi there—Over the past year, MoveOn member Marisol Garcia from Phoenix, AZ, has campaigned hard to get Google off the board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the organization behind some of the worst pieces of legislation to come out in recent years, including "stand your ground" laws.    Earlier this week, [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Time to re-engineer the UN Staff Pension Fund

Ethical Markets has long advocated the UN Pension Fund take the lead by re-structuring its portfolio in line with its employees ' values ! I recall my meeting in 1998 at the UN H.Q. with John Ruggie and Georg Kell , arranged for me by my friend Maurice Strong .I also invited my friend Steve Viederman, the President of the Jessie Smith Noyes [...]

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE CAN NOW BE ACHIEVED TOGETHER, FINDS GLOBAL COMMISSION

Ethical Markets welcomes this report which conforms to our own research in our Green Transition Scoreboard®.  Hazel Henderson, Editor   New report aims to drive action by world leaders, business executives and investors ahead of major summit on climate change Editor’s note: The “Better Growth, Better Climate” report, [...]

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