Bloomberg Green: Inside Bill Gates’s Climate Brain

“Ethical Markets highly recommends Akshat Rathi’s reporting on Bill Gates and his approach to the green transition.  While Bill Gates has made some good investments through his Breakthrough Ventures, he is still too focused on R & D, while overlooking low-hanging fruit, such as halophyte foods and saltwater agriculture on …

UNOG-WAAS Global Leadership for the 21st Centrury — December 2020 Conference Report

“We at Ethical Markets thank our partner, the World Academy of Art & Science for this beautiful Summary of our ”Global Leadership in the 21st Century“ online conference, December 2020.  Looking forward to continuing the multi-sectoral, international dialogue, “A Planetary Moment“, during the week of February 15th, 2021.  Let’s remember …

News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE – February 2021

“Ethical Markets highly recommends all the efforts focusing on the climate crisis by the Grantham Institute at LSE.  However, we were appalled at some of LSE’s  funder, Jeremy Grantham’s recent interview on Bloomberg, giving support to obsolete economists and politicians opposing President Biden’s initial Covid Relief package of $1.9 trillion now discussed in Congress. …

Modern Monetary Theory and “Beyond GDP”!

This article by Prof. Fadhel Kaboub goes a long way to explaining why the economic rhetoric of Republican politicians and their libertarian economists has held back needed public investments in healthcare, infrastructure, education and environmental protection.  Of course deficits matter, but so do all the assets they create in both …

GREENBIZ : The coming ESG explosion

Ethical markets welcomes this terrific article by Jean Haggerty in GREENFIN, the weekly from GREENBIZ.  Very comprehensive roundup.  Thanks to Joel  Makower for his leadership and his longtime service on our global Judges Panel for our EthicMark® Awards for communications Uplifting the Human Spirit & society www.ethicmark.org.  Don’t miss out, sign up for GREENFIN! …

The clean-tech VC boom

“We are happy to post the news Akshat Rathi reports on for Bloomberg Green, always relevant to our 33,000 professional users (mostly ethical, green, fossil-free investors and asset managers) and our wider audience of over 5 million readers of our research and ethical and technology oversight.  All free and on demand at …

BLOOMBERG GREEN: Eric Roston focuses on social costs of pollution

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this report by Eric Roston, targeting on how economists have used various discount rates to calculate the social costs of pollution  by carbon dioxide emissions, and the new clarifying of why it allowed polluters to continue. The challenging of weaponizing of macrostatistics, including GDP, levels of  inflation, deficits, …