Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the environment …

Betting on Hunger: Is Financial Speculation to Blame for High Food Prices?

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

We at Ethical Markets agreed with this  analysis by Prof Bar-Yam and his team at NECSI and we are fortunate that Dr. Bar-Yam is a member of our Advisory Board, Hazel Henderson, Editor Remember the food crisis of 2007 and 2008, when rapid and extreme increases in global food prices …

Green Economy Coalition: October Update

kristy Green Prosperity

On the 7th of October, the eve of the 3GF, founders and friends of the GEC met in Copenhagen to decide on ‘what next’? Our members agreed that Green Economy is pushing innovation all over the world and civil society must be an equal co-architect with business and government as …

Three Things Goldman Sachs’ $40B Greentech Investment Means, and Two it Doesn’t

kristy Green Prosperity

Clearly, Goldman is heeding our GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD®!, Hazel Henderson, Editor Three Things Goldman Sachs’ $40B Greentech Investment Means, and Two it Doesn’t Tom Konrad CFA goldman sachs tower Goldman Sachs Tower photo via Bigstock Goldman Sachs’ Investment in Green Tech More than any other investment bank, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) …

Investing in the Future of Medicine

kristy SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Healthpoint Services delivers healthcare to remote villages in India We are proud to report that Calvert Foundation borrower Healthpoint Services won the Health, Water and Sanitation Award for Emerging Enterprises earlier this month at the annual Sankalp Forum in Mumbai, India. Healthpoint was lauded among accomplished peers for its e-healthpoint …

Goldwind: Will Wind Be China’s Next Big Export to the US?

kristy Greentech

Goldwind: Will Wind Be China’s Next Big Export to the US? The U.S. CEO of the Chinese giant says he’s building jobs here, too. Mixed Greens: Google Puts $100M into Wind Farm; Obama Goes to Reno; Li-On’s Supercar The search engine strikes again. DOE Gives $2.1 Billion Guarantee to Solar …