The JUST Report: Why Child Care Is a Business Imperative

  Why Childcare is a Business Imperative   We are in a critical moment for considering what it means to be a working parent, especially a working mom, in this country. In a new survey with our partner the Harris Poll, we found that over the past year and a half of …

Tackling obstacles to scaling-up vaccines in developing countries

  Multilateral Leaders Taskforce on COVID-19 meets to tackle obstacles to scaling-up vaccines in developing countries The Multilateral Leaders Taskforce on COVID-19 met with the leaders of the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), Africa CDC, Gavi, and UNICEF to tackle obstacles to rapidly scaling-up vaccines in low- and lower middle-income …

Media literacy and talking plants

August 30, 2021 in Conservation As water shortages affect more parts of the globe, strategic irrigation practices are becoming key to achieving optimal water efficiency on farms, especially those located in drought-stricken areas. A technology called GrowStream is designed to provide exactly this type of solution — by enabling irrigation systems on farms to communicate directly with plants. When …

Celebrating our Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) live Online Programme!

“We at Ethical Markets are inspired by all this good news from our friends at the Ecovillage Network. The spirit of Hildur Jackson lives for us all to experience! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“     Celebrating with you our first Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) live Online Programme! GEN’s first live online …

Chinese cities aren’t ready

  Climate change is making China’s annual summer floods worse, and cities housing millions of people aren’t prepared to handle the damage. Record-breaking rainfall in the central province of Henan killed more than 300 people last month, while downpours continue to swamp cities in several other regions. Two people died last week in Beijing after they were trapped …

What If Money Itself Is the Problem?

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article by Oscar Perry Abelo in Yes magazine, which helps expand all the efforts we have made to illuminate the politics of money-creation and credit allocation, in our TV Special “THE MONEY FIX“ uplinked to PBS station in the USA in the past ten years, as …

The power of proximity: Localising supply chains in the Middle East

Ongoing disruptions to global supply chains have encouraged a shift in strategy from cost-efficiency to resilience. As a result, multinational companies are increasingly considering localising their supply chains. Which key factors are driving companies to pursue localisation in the Middle East? Explore our infographic to learn more.   LEARN MORE …

Redfin Now Provides Climate-Risk Data for Prospective Home Purchases

As the saying goes, we’re nothing without our health — and that applies to our surroundings just as much as ourselves. Here, we look at ways that businesses are working to protect the health of sustainable destinations and the local communities that host them; while here in the US, Redfin now equips home buyers and sellers with county-, city- and even neighborhood-specific climate-risk data for …

AMARANTH, another indigenous nutritious food, could feed the world : The Guardian

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article in The Guardian by Cecilia Nowell, freelance reporter based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, brought to our attention by our colleague, Simran Sethi, MBA, host of our Ethical Markets TV series “Socially Responsible Investing“ seen since 2005 on PBS stations in the USA (free on demand at www.ethicalmarkets.tv, and …

Mark Your Calendars: Launch of Regenerative Economy series!

What Are Green Swans and How Can They Help Us Build a Better World? It’s easy to look around at our world and feel only dejection, heartache, and pessimism. From unforeseen global disasters like COVID-19 to the seemingly insurmountable economic divide, things seem bleak. But when the world experiences unexpected …