Huge win! BlackRock responds with bold new climate commitments

“Our thanks to our eagle-eyed research colleague Daryl Roberts for this background on Larry Fink’s announcement on shifting Blackrock’s portfolio to focus on climate risk! Special vigilance is needed as mainstream finance begins to re-focus investment models and  accept its responsibilities! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Critics’ cautious praise for BlackRock’s climate move The $7 trillion …

The new ECOR facility got a €1.7M CO2 reduction grant…

“Ethical Markets reports this good news from  our partner ECOR!  I am honored to serve on ECOR’s advisory board. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ With the start of 2020, I wanted to shoot you a quick note to share some exciting news. The first ECOR facility in the Netherlands has been awarded a CO2 …

Capital Raises, Innovations in the Industry, and Award Nominations

2019 Highlights From the Cutting Edge Team ·     In June, Chattanooga Football Club wrapped up their successful Regulation Crowdfunding raise of $872,750. They received 3,232 individuals investments from people in all fifty states and over 23 countries. ·     TechSoup Global has now raised approximately 75% of the target of their …

Climate Bonds Conference 2020! New date in May: Registrations are open!

Climate Bonds Conference2020! New date in May: Registrations are open! Be part of the premier green finance event on next year’s calendar! Green Transition – Opportunity of the Decade – Climate Bonds’ focus for Conference2020   Over the last decade, Climate Bonds has worked to mobilise the largest capital market …

SDG Update – 18 December 2019

News Costa Rica Releases National Plan to Decarbonize by 2050 The strategy is structured along ten decarbonization axes derived from the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions patterns. Read 73 Countries Commit to Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050 The Climate Ambition Alliance will also focus on implementing measures to strengthen …

A decade to rebalance the world?

“Ethical Markets welcomes this report on “The Future of Food“, which covers many of these same trends we cover in our annual Green Transition Scoreboard® reports.   We hope they will join us in advocating expanding the current global food system perilously teetering on the planet’s 3% of freshwater.  In our …

The global context of Solarcentury’s work: Jeremy Leggett Oct. 22

Friends, colleagues and esteemed contacts Here is a summary in pictures and charts of selected major developments during the last three months in the global issues relevant to the company’s mission, culture, and brand. Hopefully of some interest and perhaps use in other contexts, so please feel free to lift …

The State of Green Business 2020

What are the key trends and metrics you should know for the year ahead? Join us for the release of the 13th annual edition of State of Green Business, GreenBiz Group’s award-winning annual report. In this one-hour webcast, coinciding with the report’s release, GreenBiz Group Chairman and Executive Editor Joel …