Waste carbon management

“Ethical Markets recommends another deeper dive by expert Akshat Rathi into decarbonization issues and metrics coming up at COP26 in Scotland, November. We keep urging more attention to the missed opportunities for carbon capture by also de-risking our global food system from its perilous reliance on the planet’s dwindling freshwater, by expanding saltwater …

Bothsidesism and the benefits cliff

  By Jon Allsop On June 27—shortly after many Republican-led states started to cut off federal payments that had supplemented state unemployment benefits during the pandemic—articles in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times assessed the early impact of the cut on the labor market, and emphasized contrasting findings. The Journal reported, with a particular focus on …

PAGE Bulletin — Green Economy News SEPT 2021

        SEPT 2021 NEWS     ‘Driving Force for Change’ Calls on South African Youth Entrepreneurs for 2021 Awards Following a successful 2020 edition, PAGE and South Africa’s Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) are hosting the 2021 Driving Force for Change II Youth Challenge. The Challenge is an opportunity for young entrepreneurs …

Hear from industry leaders to build momentum towards sustainable finance

From September 21, the Sustainable Investment Forum North America will welcome a large online interactive audience of asset owners and managers, banks, development institutions, policymakers, think tanks and NGOs looking to drive meaningful change in sustainable finance. Join us to play a part in shaping the discussion and driving meaningful change by asking …

A Live, Interactive Panel on Nurturing Our Humanity

PARTICIPATE LIVE ON SEPTEMBER 8TH AT 11 AM PACIFIC Nurturing Our Humanity: Reuniting Care and Economics Greetings! Meridian University’s Center for Transformative Learning is hosting an upcoming live interactive Integral Voices episode on Nurturing Our Humanity. Pre-registration (free of charge) is required to receive the Zoom link and attend live. Register now to …

A chance for a public money system

“Ethical Markets highly recommends all the research and advocacy of Positive Money, based in London and Brussels, as the most innovative and trusted NGO promoting reform of central banks and the processes of money-creation and credit allocation.  This guide to the new initiative by Andrew Bailey, new head of the Bank of England, …

Upcoming Webcasts on Energy Strategies & Employee Engagement

Upcoming Complimentary Webcasts Gain valuable insights on the most important sustainability, technology and business trends by streaming our complimentary webcasts. Even if you can’t tune in live, registering gives you access to the entire recording — available to you on-demand after the webcast.   Inspiring Employees to Join the Net-Zero …

A closer look at the US drop in poverty

The COVID-19 pandemic has rattled and rejiggered every aspect of the U.S. economy over the past year and a half. Millions of low-income Americans lost their jobs during the lockdowns, ensuring upheaval, and yet early estimates indicate that fewer Americans were living in poverty in 2020 than a year earlier. …

The $26 an Hour Minimum Wage

from Dean Baker That may sound pretty crazy, but that’s roughly what the minimum wage in the United States would be today if it had kept pace with productivity growth since its value peaked in 1968. And, having the minimum wage track productivity growth is not a crazy idea. The national …

Philip Kotler: Does Marketing Need Curtailment for the Sake of Sustainability?

“Ethical Markets agrees with marketing guru, Phillip Kotler. See my “Markets’ Problem Twins:  Advertising and Trading“, on www.ethicalmarkets.com and in KOSMOS www.kosmos.com   UPDATE “Does Marketing Need Curtailment for the Sake of Sustainability?” – Philip Kotler Marketing, a subject that I dearly love, needs to be reformulated in terms of its purpose and constraints. …