Modern Monetary Theory: from the Basics to Application/Beyond GDP

This article by Prof. Fadhel Kaboub goes a long way to explaining why the economic rhetoric of Republican politicians and their libertarian economists has held back needed public investments in healthcare, infrastructure, education and environmental protection.  Of course deficits matter, but so do all the assets they create in both …

You cannot have AI ethics without ethics-By Dave Lauer

“Ethical Markets is proud to post this important article “You Cannot Have AI Ethics without Ethics“ by our distinguished Advisory Board member,  Dave Lauer, CEO, Urvin.AI.  Dave’s expertise in big data analytics in financial services now digs deeper into how best to monitor and hold algorithms and their designers accountable. …

1st Green Energy ETF in Canada!

“Ethical Markets congratulates our longtime colleague,  Tim Nash, still pioneering sustainable investing!  Tim, based in Toronto, has been a member of our global Advisory Board  since 2007, when we met at the Beyond GDP conference in the European Parliament (www.beyond-gdp.eu).  His Good Investing Newsletter is the place to  reach Tim …

DealBook: Please don’t follow the money

“Thanks to Andrew Ross Sorkin for highlighting this crucial discussion of dark money.  Exposed so carefully by Jane Meyer in “Dark Money“ this torrent of anonymous PAC-money has so corrupted our politics and focusing on the role of the corporate-friendly, conservative Supreme Court.  Stay tuned! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Good morning. In his latest …

Bloomberg Green

Another year, another record for the sustainable debt market. Companies and governments raised nearly three-quarters of a trillion dollars of sustainable debt in 2020, beating the previous record, set a year earlier, by more than $160 billion. A half-decade ago, the notion of sustainable debt hardly existed, in the sense …

An Obscure Agency, a Big Rule Change and Huge Consequences for Climate Action

“Ethical Markets expects the incoming Biden Team to overrule this regressive rule rushed into its protocol at the Comptroller of the Currency! One more last minute attempt by Trump to slow climate risk disclosure.  Meanwhile the global transition to the cleaner, knowledge-richer, more equitable greener economies of the solar age continues. …

IOSCO responds to IFRS Consultation on Sustainability Reporting

IOSCO/MR/34/2020 Madrid, 23 December 2020   IOSCO responds to IFRS Consultation on Sustainability Reporting The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO[1]) today submitted its response to the IFRS Consultation on Sustainability Reporting. IOSCO supports the establishment of a Sustainability Standards Board (SSB) under the IFRS Foundation subject to Trustees’ consideration …

“Tackling the Infrastructure and Unemployment Crises: The “American System” Solution”

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article by leading monetary expert Ellen Brown, author of The Web of Debt, Banking On People and other books.  Must reading! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Tackling the Infrastructure and Unemployment Crises: The “American System” Solution Posted on December 18, 2020 by Ellen Brown A self-funding national infrastructure bank modeled on …