The Climate Financial Risk Forum publishes its second set of guides to help the financial industry effectively manage climate-related financial risks

A second round of guides to help financial firms manage climate-related financial risk has been published by the Climate Financial Risk Forum (CFRF). Written by industry, for industry, the guides focus on risk management, scenario analysis, disclosure, innovation and climate data and metrics. The guides published today build on those …

Pandora Papers: More fallout, FAQ, and behind-the-scenes exclusives

            It’s been a whirlwind two weeks since we began publishing Pandora Papers findings. We’ve seen a flurry of dramatic fallout around the world (more on that later), and have also received A LOT of questions from our readers about the investigation. This week, we’re …

Code Red for American Democracy

“Ethical Markets highly recommends all Hedrick Smith’s fine work on helping restore our democracy. Hazel Henderson, Editor“   For all the uproar among Democrats over restrictive voting laws passed by Republican legislatures in 17 states, Democrats have only recently awakened to the more dangerous threat to American democracy posed by …

The other COP meeting

“This UN conference on Biodiversity is indeed, as important as COP26, stating this week in Kunming, China. We hope this will be another possible area of friendly competition between China and the USA to reach for higher goals on climate crises before COP26 in Glasgow, in November.   See my article “ESG Stakeholder …

Invest-Divest 2021: A Decade of Progress Towards a Just Climate Future

By  Tom Konrad Ph.D., CFA   The movement to divest pension funds, universities and colleges, faith organizations and foundations from fossil fuels, and invest in climate solutions, has reached new heights in the fight for meaningful, ambitious climate action. In the lead up to COP26, join a global coalition of …

A post-capitalist guide to the future: crypto-commoners only want the earth

Sarah Manski|September 29, 2021   Expository note from the author Dr. Sarah Grace Manski: As a leading blockchain scholar, P2P Foundation Fellow and author on the Technological Commonwealth, I was invited by the organizers to participate in the Crypto Commons Gathering 2021 (CCG21). I’m a political economist, ethicist, global technologist, entrepreneur, and professor at …

Transforming Corporate Finance to Regenerative Finance through ESG Innovation

  VISION: Transforming traditional finance to regenerative finance by shifting to balanced, multi-stakeholder business, financing and investing models with ESG frameworks in order to create a regenerative future for all humanity. WHY ATTEND: Regenerative finance is the idea that investing in people and the planet unlocks growth, increases competitiveness, and …