FAIRR Newsletter | January 2022

Let me start by wishing you all a happy and healthy new year! Before the holidays, our team was working hard to deliver the fourth iteration of the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index, including several member-only webinars where we delved deeper into this year’s results. The sessions are now available to watch …

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 …

Can the USA and China find paths to common prosperity?

Exploring synergies between the super-powers’ approach to money and markets 4 JANUARY 2022, HAZEL HENDERSON It’s time to explore possible synergies in the current ideologies and stances on stock markets and investing between our 21st century’s de facto “co-superpowers”: the USA and China. Their relative ranking in today’s globalized economies: the …

CBInsights : billionaires drop a load

All in on crypto. In 2021, blockchain & crypto became a cornerstone of a16z’s investment strategy. The firm has increased its blockchain & crypto-related investments by a whopping 7x compared to last year. Overall, a16z’s deal-making has accelerated dramatically in 2021 to double its previous annual record.   Right on the money. US billionaires …

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, …

Yes, let’s bring back Postal Savings banking ! We can save the USPS with this!

“Ethical Markets continues to support this sensible return to community-based Post Office Savings Banking, as in most other advanced societies! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ We can save the USPS and provide less expensive non-profit banking services in the communities that need them most if we bring back Postal Banking nationwide. Right now, …

The Real Antidote to Inflation, by Ellen H. Brown

“Ethical Markets is once again, happy to post this brilliant article “The Real Antidote to Inflation” by our monetary expert, lawyer Ellen H. Brown, author, and founder of the Public Banking Institute, on which I’m proud to serve as an advisor. Ellen Brown points out the truth that the US …

TIIP: System-level investing year in review

“Ethical Markets congratulates TIIP for all the progress reported below.  We have always urged our responsible investing friends and colleagues to take ESG beyond its reliance on conventional GDP and all our dominant price-system metrics toward the wider lens of real-world science-based investing, as in our Green Transition Scoreboard ® annual reports …