RESHAPE GLOBAL FINANCE TO SUPPORT INEVITABLE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Nature/Biomimicry, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets welcomes this progression of policy at Finance for Biodiversity, which conforms with our own research on the importance on transforming the unhealthy, polluting global food system in our Green Transition Scoreboard ® reports “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition and Health” (2018) and “Transitioning to Science-Based Investing” (2019-2020). …

A Live, Interactive Panel on Nurturing Our Humanity

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

PARTICIPATE LIVE ON SEPTEMBER 8TH AT 11 AM PACIFIC Nurturing Our Humanity: Reuniting Care and Economics Greetings! Meridian University’s Center for Transformative Learning is hosting an upcoming live interactive Integral Voices episode on Nurturing Our Humanity. Pre-registration (free of charge) is required to receive the Zoom link and attend live. Register now to …

The $26 an Hour Minimum Wage

Jay Owen Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance

from Dean Baker That may sound pretty crazy, but that’s roughly what the minimum wage in the United States would be today if it had kept pace with productivity growth since its value peaked in 1968. And, having the minimum wage track productivity growth is not a crazy idea. The national …

Philip Kotler: Does Marketing Need Curtailment for the Sake of Sustainability?

Jay Owen Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance

“Ethical Markets agrees with marketing guru, Phillip Kotler. See my “Markets’ Problem Twins:  Advertising and Trading“, on www.ethicalmarkets.com and in KOSMOS www.kosmos.com   UPDATE “Does Marketing Need Curtailment for the Sake of Sustainability?” – Philip Kotler Marketing, a subject that I dearly love, needs to be reformulated in terms of its purpose and constraints. …

What’s $35 trillion got to do with it?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Transforming Finance

  Sustainable investment assets grew to $35.3 trillion globally last year amid mounting concerns about societal inequities and climate change. That’s about $1 of every $3 managed globally seeking out a profit from environmental, social and governance concerns, according to Global Sustainable Investment Alliance’s report last month. It’s an impressive …

Changing the conceptions of morality and reality associated with economics

Jay Owen Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

August 16, 2021 from Richard Norgaard Economism has been modern capitalism’s myth system, or in computer parlance, capitalism’s operating system. It has stressed utilitarian moral beliefs compatible with economic assumptions that are critical to neoclassical economic theories. These beliefs include the idea that society is simply the sum of its individuals …

Something I’ve Always Wanted To Do

Jay Owen Transforming Finance

A TED talk   Stephanie Kelton Aug 10   I’ve long wanted to give a TED talk. So when Chris Anderson’s team reached out to tell me that they’d read my book and that MMT was an idea worth spreading, I jumped at the chance to appear in the red circle. A TED talk …

Redfin Now Provides Climate-Risk Data for Prospective Home Purchases

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Transforming Finance

As the saying goes, we’re nothing without our health — and that applies to our surroundings just as much as ourselves. Here, we look at ways that businesses are working to protect the health of sustainable destinations and the local communities that host them; while here in the US, Redfin now equips home buyers and sellers with county-, city- and even neighborhood-specific climate-risk data for …

Tuesday! Join our Webinar on Financing South Africa’s Energy Transition: 10th Aug

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

Join the Conversation on “Financing South Africa’s Energy Transition: Unlocking Viable Economic Investments for an African New Deal” We are delighted to invite you to attend an online dialogue, focusing on the energy transition in Africa, the role of green finance and the potential for an African new green deal. Supported …