Replacing animal agriculture and shifting to a plant-based diet could drastically curb greenhouse gas emissions, according to new model

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this report by two scientists already leading the charge, Dr. Patrick Brown, Dept of Biochemistry at Stanford University and Dr. Michael Eisen, Prof. of Genetics and Development at the University of California, Berkeley.  The fully-disclosed fact that both scientists are actively steering the plant protein company ,Impossible Foods, in our view, …

Tracking investor & company sentiment of the green recovery

New indices to track finance sector & real economy sentiment of the green recovery Green Market Sentiment Indices will enable forward-looking monitoring of the green recovery across key climate-relevant sectors 1in1000, the long-term risks research program of 2° Investing Initiative, has launched the Green Market Sentiment Indices (GMSI) to track corporates’ and financial …

Circularity Weekly: 5 expectations for circularity in 2022

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this new Circulation Weekly, deepening all our approaches to building truly circular economies! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Lauren Phipps January 7, 2022 Happy new year, dear Circularity Weekly readers! I hope this email finds you healthy, happy and well-rested. To be honest, I personally find myself a …

BREAKING NEWS – Investment Crowdfunding Surges as Industry Exceeds $1.1B in Financing – 2022 to Double 2021 Investment Volume in Upcoming Report

DENVER, COLORADO, January 4, 2022 — In its upcoming report “Time to Celebrate Success,” Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) releases findings from its annual industry survey. Since launching in 2016 over $1.1B has been invested into 4,850 startups and small businesses by 1.3M investors. Issuers were present in over 1,300 cities across …

“Basic MMT and Global Warming.” by Thornton Parker

“We are happy to publish this succinct evaluation of MMT by seasoned US government official, Thornton Parker, also author of “What If Boomers Can’t Retire?” ~Hazel Henderson   It is easy to get lost in a cloud of details and controversy about Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and miss how it relates to the …

ESG ratings : Celebrating 20 years of the FTSE4Good

“Ethical Markets is participating in the overdue debate on the future of ESG ratings and the hundreds of ETFs and theme portfolios using these various ESG metrics. This report on the 20 years of ESG ratings provided by the FTSE4Good is contrasted with the ESG ratings of the US-based MSCI metrics, …

Changes in Composition of Economic Growth in China

“Ethical Markets highlights this report which shows that China’s energy efficiency overall has improved substantially!  We are digging deeper into this report and recommend it to our professional users. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“     EIA presents an alternative case to the International Energy Outlook 2021 (IEO2021) that assumes higher incomes in China …

BEA Advisory: BEA Releases Prototype Trade in Value Added Statistics

“Ethical Markets welcomes this revision of obsolete GDP metrics, which begins to explore the world of digital assets and liabilities. However, many more overhauls are necessary, particularly to create the missing Asset side of the accounts, which would more accurately value all the public goods, infrastructure, R&D and basic underpinnings …

Fossil Fuel Treaty Pillar III: Global just transition workshops and concept note

“Ethical Markets fully support this report and the wonderful global initiative the Fossil Fuel Treaty, read latest progress! Hazel Henderson, Editor” Highlighting the third pillar of the fossil fuel treaty: Economic diversification and just transition to 100% renewable energy As the momentum for the Fossil Fuel Treaty escalates we’d like to bring your …

Book Review by Hazel Henderson: “Thoughts on People, Planet & Profit”

Amy Domini, 2021 “An early Thanksgiving gift arrived recently which I deeply appreciate: a new book by Amy Domini, the acknowledged queen of responsible investing , creator of the famed Domini Social 400 Index (now part of MSCI). Amy founded and chairs Domini Impact Investments and serves on many important boards. Amy …