The challenges and opportunities faced by Revolution-backed startups

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New Economy Conversations, On the Front Lines with Steve Case Revolution Chairman and CEO Steve Case joined Bloomberg New Economy to discuss how Revolution is supporting portfolio companies during this challenging time. Check out his interview with Bloomberg‘s Emily Chang here.     Revolution Growth Managing Partner Steve Murray: Five Questions for Revolution Growth’s …

PEOPLE’S MONEY: Harnessing Digitization to Finance A Sustainable Future

LaRae Long Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

This report, aptly titled PEOPLE’S MONEY is a must-read for all NGOs, academics, and activists working toward Transforming Finance.  As I report in “Fintech: Good and Bad News for Sustainable Finance”, we must demand that all central banks’ QE disclose climate risks and Future QE must support the SDGs and …

“STEERING SOCIETIES BEYOND GDP to SDGs”: By Hazel Henderson

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©2020 Hazel Henderson The simmering debate has now exploded about whether GDP the ubiquitous index, is a correct measure of overall progress, but still used by governments, financial markets, mass media, companies, and everyone else. Our Ethical Markets global ”Beyond GDP“ surveys with GlobeScan conducted since 2007, still find an average …

New reports: Climate scenario analysis in Latin America

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets highlights this important risk assessment for Latin American insurers and companies facing transition risks and stranded assets in fossilized sectors and animal-based meat production.  Please note  our Advisory Board member Brian Cady’s  innovative proposal for insuring climate-related risks : “ HARVESTING A SILVER LINING FROM THE CLIMATE CLOUD” on …

The World Economic Forum is planning the “Great Reset” to prevent it from happening

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“Ethical Markets welcomes this debate among elites sponsored by the World Economic Forum, reflecting heightened urgencyon re-structuring the global financial and economic structures for a needed transition beyond fossilized sectors and ideologies. We welcome the support announced for making sure that after Covid-19 is tamed, that societies will “Build Back …

Harvesting A Silver Lining From The Climate Cloud: By Brian Cady

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“We at Ethical Markets are always on the lookout for ground-breaking thinking and ideas for addressing our many planetary crises. We are even happier when such innovative thinking as in this article by Brian Cady, is by a member of our own global Advisory Board.  Cady explains how the emergence …

Fossil fuels don’t burn themselves

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Transforming Finance

Discussions about how to fight climate change almost always conclude with a lament over the “lack of political will.” It’s as if the roadblock preventing these clean-tech visions and white-paper dreams from becoming market-driven reality is an irrational, unforeseen hiccup. That’s a comforting fallacy. The lack of political will is the whole point: Climate change …

Climate leaders discuss multifaceted climate action at the Climate Innovation Virtual Forum 2020 – Climate Action News

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Transforming Finance

Uniting Business, Governments and NGOs for a Net-Zero Future Latest News Climate leaders discuss multifaceted climate action at the Climate Innovation Virtual Forum 2020 The Climate Innovation Virtual Forum, in collaboration with London Climate Action Week, convened more than 3,000 participants to shape the debate for a green recovery. Legal …