Sustainable Finance news from the Grantham Research Institute, LSE – July 2020

How can Brazil upgrade its position on green and sustainable finance? Brazil is at a crossroads in terms of how it finances its transition to sustainable development. In this article for the Sustainable Finance Leadership Series, Mario Mesquita, Chief Economist at Brazil’s leading largest private sector bank, Itaú Unibanco, sets out how …

Visit FAIRR’s new Sustainable Proteins Hub

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Sustainable Proteins Hub. It is an interactive tool for investors, detailing the latest findings from FAIRR’s Sustainable Proteins engagement with 25 global retailers and manufacturers. Since its initiation in 2016, investor support for the engagement has grown ten-fold and now represents …

The World Economic Forum is planning the “Great Reset” to prevent it from happening

“Ethical Markets welcomes this debate among elites sponsored by the World Economic Forum, reflecting heightened urgencyon re-structuring the global financial and economic structures for a needed transition beyond fossilized sectors and ideologies. We welcome the support announced for  making sure that after Covid-19 is tamed, that societies will “Build Back Better” and target …

Greening The Global Food System

“This video recording of the expert seminar at Arizona State University(ASU), March 5, 2020, was convened to discuss halophyte plants worldwide and their wider adoption for many purposes:   1.) to expand the human food system from its perilous reliance on the planet’s dwindling 3% of freshwater; 2.) opportunities for …

The Guardian Launches 100 Days to Save the Earth

Ethical Markets Media is a signatory supporter of  WE ARE ALL IN and, also partners of We Mean Business, and we urge all our colleagues worldwide to join in, with our thanks to The Guardian! We sent out our Press Release CSRWire, July 29 on our latest global  Survey with …

“BEYOND OIL: The Birth of Big Green“  

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this “BEYOND OIL: The Birth of Big Green“ event, from London-based Southbank Investment Research, with experts James Allen, editor of their Exponential Energy Fortunes, as well as Dr. Hazel Henderson, (yes, that’s me), along with other luminaries on renewable energy including Michael Liebreich, of Bloomberg’s New …

REVOLUTION: 3 Legislative Proposals to Support Diverse Entrepreneurs

“Ethical Markets welcomes Steve Case’s initiatives  in REVOLUTION and we can help spread the word  with our pro bono media coverage worldwide and  with our  EthicMark Awards for Communication Uplifting the Human Spirit & Society, showcasing our winning campaigns and global Judges at www.ethicmark.org , chaired by renowned author/consultant Ravi Chaudhry“. ~Hazel Henderson, …

How the ECB can help the Eurozone build back better

“Ethical Markets supports this Petition to the European Central Bank (ECB) to stop buying fossilized assets  on its balance sheet and shift these to all the cleaner, greener companies, bonds for all Q.E. purchases.  All countries suffering from this worldwide pandemic can ”BUILD BACK BETTER“ ! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” As countries across Europe emerge …

Good news from Positive Money re. Bank of England!

“Ethical Markets congratulates our friends at Positive Money, whose book “A Green Bank of England” (2018)  has born fruit!  The new BoE head, Andrew Bailey, agrees that BoE’s asset account, which still contains fossilized company stocks, should shift to climate-safer, ”green” asset purchases!   Watch him on this video clip below, …

Dynamic first half of 2020; portfolio results inside

The first half of 2020 was a unique time in the markets and in the global economy. While the economy as a whole is struggling to adapt and transition to new realities, those companies that were already pursuing solutions to systemic risks – including, but not limited to, pandemics – …