The JUST Report: The Companies at the Leading Edge of Climate Policy

  The Companies at the Leading Edge of Climate Policy     This year’s Climate Week comes one month after the IPCC reported unequivocally that climate change is “rapid, widespread, and intensifying,” and that human influence is the key driver. While it is too late to reverse some of the negative impacts, …

Race to Zero Newsletter

“Ethical Markets fully supports Nigel Topping, Climate Champion, and the Race to Zero initiative from the UNFCCC. Hazel Henderson, Editor”   “One continent cannot continue to bear the burden of the actions of a whole planet” BY PRUDENCE MUCHINOUTA “Many little children can no longer play outside as they would …

PME: Divesting from fossil fuels in six weeks

A pension fund can sell and reinvest all its investments in fossil fuels in less than two months, according to PME’s Marcel Andringa. The ensuing change in the risk profile of a scheme’s investment portfolio is negligible, he said. PME made history a few weeks ago when it became the …

Bayer does NOT belong at the UN

“Ethical Markets recommends all this news on needed reforms to our global food system. Still missing is the key issue: all our current global foods are grown on the planet’s 3% dwindling freshwater, which is the real impending crisis! We find that overlooking the other half of our planet’s food …

Dutch pension providers strive for carbon neutrality

“Ethical Markets is still looking for actually reducing fossil fuels use! These “net-zero“ pledges are mostly based on promises of offsets that turn out to be fraudulent! Let’s move beyond this “net-zero“ scam ! Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Most pension asset managers and administrators in the Netherlands say they are …

DealBook: How tax giants write their own rules

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this important story! Hazel Henderson, Editor”         Taxing times There’s a well-oiled revolving door between the largest accounting firms in the U.S. and the Treasury Department, The Times’s Jesse Drucker and Danny Hakim report. The cycling of professionals between the public and private sectors …

The Meritocracy Myth featured in Social Investor magazine

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this deeply insightful article by our friend, Ed Dugger, founder of Reinventure Capital, a highly innovative venture firm focusing on our common mission, for inclusive, knowledge-richer, sustainable societies. Check their innovative investments at www.reinventurecapital.com Hazel Henderson, Editor”           The Meritocracy Myth featured in Social Investor magazine …

Prince William announces the first-ever Finalists of The Earthshot Prize

  INTRODUCING THE EXTRAORDINARY INAUGURAL FINALISTS OF THE EARTHSHOT PRIZE Prince William just announced the first-ever Finalists of The Earthshot Prize, each representing a ground-breaking and innovative solution to the greatest environmental challenges facing our planet. This team of Finalists include incredible leaders, inspiring activists, brilliant innovators, a forward-thinking city, and an entire …

The JUST Report: Trust in Business Is More Important Than Ever

  Trust in Business is More Important Than Ever       In a new survey of 500 business leaders and 1,000 other members of the U.S. public, PwC found that in their roles as consumers and employees, respondents trust business more now than before the pandemic. And consumers, employees, and leaders agreed that …

Waste carbon management

“Ethical Markets recommends another deeper dive by expert Akshat Rathi into decarbonization issues and metrics coming up at COP26 in Scotland, November. We keep urging more attention to the missed opportunities for carbon capture by also de-risking our global food system from its perilous reliance on the planet’s dwindling freshwater, by expanding saltwater …