$1Trillion Annual Green Bond Milestone Tipped for end 2022 – $5Trillion Annual by 2025 is new Target

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance

$1Trillion Annual Green Bond Milestone Tipped for end 2022 – New Market Survey  $5Trillion Annual by 2025 is new Global Target says CEO Sean Kidney London 28/10/2021: 11:00AM GMT +1: Green bond investment in a single year is set to double and reach the $1trillion milestone for the first time by the end …

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

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Transforming Finance

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 …

25 Reasons for 25D Direct Pay: Why Solar Tax Incentives Should Benefit More Americans

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Transforming Finance

To encourage Americans to install more solar, the federal government provides a tax break to households that put solar systems on their roofs. This tax break, known as the Section 25D residential solar Investment Tax Credit, is the cornerstone of national public policy for rooftop solar. Unfortunately, many Americans — especially low-income …

The significance of the Build Back Better campaign, voting rights, and more

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets fully supports our ASBC and Social Venture Circle colleagues and urges our friends to join in signing these Letters in supporting Biden’s “Build Back Better“ investments in strengthening our families, lowering costs for average people’s vital health, education and environmental quality, while also shifting toward renewable energy and …

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

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Transforming Finance

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

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Transforming Finance

  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 …

Circular Economy Framework Lacks ‘Substance,’ According to Researchers

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

  This week, we heard insights from the Erb Intitute’s work helping to cultivate Corporate Political Responsibility; from the esteemed Paul Polman on the future of business; from Swedish researchers on the gaps in current circular economy efforts; and from Gold Standard on essential elements for next-generation carbon-offsetting schemes …   EDITORIAL     WALKING THE TALK Q&A: The Role of Corporate Integrity, Authenticity in …

Generation X is winning

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance

Hello. Today we look at how wealth levels are changing across generations in America, two trends in Latin America and why learning economics can close gender pay gaps. They Got Their MTVs For a peer group associated with nihilistic grunge music, things have turned out pretty well for Generation X. Especially during …