SPARK 2050: Seeding a sustainable future with innovative agri-tech

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets congratulates our friends at Blended Capital for this initiative, based on augmenting SOS SAHEL’s Green Initiative. We hope that our latest research is helpful on strengthening the global food system in our Green Transition Scoreboard reports for 2018 and 2019 at www.ethicalmarkets.com ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ In Monaco earlier this …

October 2019 Policy Update

Jay Owen Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

Summit Main Sessions Unveil How to Make Capitalism Work for AllWhat will it take to reverse America’s falling standard of living? Curtail climate change? Update our decrepit infrastructure? Culling the best ideas from a wide range of thought leaders, Summit plenary sessions offer focused, rich discussions on crucial issues. Following …

“Numbers Crunching Working People”

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

Numbers Crunching Working PeopleFrances Moore Lappé and Bruce T. BoccardyOriginally publishedon Common DreamsOctober 3, 2019Striking United Auto Workers Union (UAW) members and supporters picket the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, Sept. 25, 2019, in Detroit. (Jim West/ZUMA Wire)Though arecentpoll suggeststhe majorityof Americans disapprove ofPresident Trump’s “overall performance,” they supporthis “handling …

Is your “low carbon” ETF knee deep in oil?

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

“Ethical Markets thanks Corporate Knights and Influence Map for this report! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Weekly roundup: October 8, 2019 Impact washing: Low-carbon funds may be knee deep in oil responsible investing The phenomenal growth in responsibly minded investment funds is beginning to reveal fault lines. InfluenceMap, a U.K. based think tank, …

International SRI targets climate change & social inequality-GreenMoney Oct19

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets highly recommends Green Money Journal as indispensable to ethical, green, impact investors. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Welcome to GreenMoney’s October issue. While exploring the world of SRI for this issue, we discovered that an international SRI issue has its own unique set of challenges — namely, the fast moving and unpredictable …

UN Turns to Global Investors for Billions Needed for its 2030 Development Agenda

LaRae Long Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

by Thalif Deen Inaugural Meeting of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance, 16 October 2019. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten|   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 29 2019 (IPS) – A Republican US Senator of a bygone era was once quoted as saying “a billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon …

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the way to Fight Global Poverty

LaRae Long Trendspotting, Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“These three new Bank of Sweden Prizewinners (often confused with actual Nobel Prizes): MIT’s Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer were a surprise to many, including this author, see my review below of their book,  “Poor Economics“ (2011).   Many also questioned their reliance on using the method …