Modern Monetary Theory: from the Basics to Application/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 …

Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2020: Global Trends

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2020 Sweden tops the GSCI for a 5th consecutive year, followed by Iceland, Denmark, Finland, & Switzerland UK is ranked 15, Germany 22, US 32, China 39 North-East Asia (South Korea, Japan, China) keep dominating the Intellectual Capital sub-index, while Scandinavia tops the Social Capital …

Media and Social Toolkit for Tomorrow’s “All In” Climate Statement

“Ethical Markets is proud to still be part of the WE ARE STILL IN campaign, and happy that John Kerry is already working to cement the return of the USA to the Paris Climate Accords! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ There has been overwhelming support for the statement and there are already over 1,300 …

Discrimination and Bias in Economics, and Emerging Responses

Ethical Markets welcomes this initiative at the Miami Institute for the Social Sciences and the lecture by famed expert Jayati Ghosh and all these wise critiques of the economics disciple and its profession, clearly at last revealing, as I have noted in all my books, that economics is not a …

ENB Update – 2 December 2020 | UN Climate Change Dialogues 2020

Daily Report UN Climate Change Dialogues 2020 On Tuesday, the Dialogues addressed food security, technology, pre-2020 implementation and ambition, and again several adaptation issues. In three different sessions, participants reflected on land adaptation to climate change; ongoing work of the Adaptation Committee; and actions to reduce climate risks. Read Policy …

IIRC and SASB announce intent to merge in major step towards simplifying the corporate reporting system

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) today announced their intention to merge into a unified organization, the Value Reporting Foundation, providing investors and corporates with a comprehensive corporate reporting framework across the full range of enterprise value drivers and standards to drive global …

We Are Still In as the U.S. Officially Exits the Paris Climate Agreement

“As a signatory of this WE ARE STILL IN business group, we are still fully behind the Paris Accords and will urge President Biden to follow up on his promise to rejoin!  Meanwhile, the global transition from fossilized sectors to cleaner, greener , more inclusive, knowledge-richer societies is now unstoppable, as …

Final Task Force Newsletter

“Ethical Markets has welcomed our collaboration with this important Task Force, as well as the UNEP Inquiry on Design of Sustainable Finance and the papers we contributed: “Perspectives on Reforming Electronic Markets and Trading“ (2014) and “FINTECH: Good and Bad News for Sustainable Finance“.  There is still much work to …