HFT: In Search of the Truth

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Advisors' Forum

HFT: In Search of the Truth Most studies on the impact of high-frequency trading on market quality include at least one fatal flaw. But the truth is out there. Statistics is a funny field – you can generally construct well-reasoned, well-supported arguments on both sides of an issue. I have …

Focus on the Global South Newsletter: World Trade Organization’s free trade jeopardized people’s rights

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

In this edition of Focus on the Global South Newsletter, we revisit the Asian Development Bank’s role in the ‘privatization’ of Asia and how the World Trade Organization’s free trade and investment policies have jeopardized people’s rights and the environment.  Through its growth strategy, ADB continues to promote privatization and create …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013   Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing …

NEW BOOK ALERT: The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

NEW BOOK ALERT The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing CARY KROSINSKY * D? Sustainability * May 2013 Available in print, ebook or by subscription to the D?Shorts Collection. Interested in funds and strategies that are outperforming within ecological limits? This concise guide by one of the sector’s leading experts describes a new, positive, opportunities-oriented …

Trust Alliance Trust Sheet May 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

                   Alliance of   Trustworthy Business Experts   Contact:   [email protected] Top Thought Leaders 2013 Press Release Join the Alliance!           Support our mission by purchasing Trust Across America logo items. You asked for it and we delivered it!   …

520 Insights about SRI – Article about the Second Year of the Interview Series, “Five Questions about SRI” – Published on Emerging Markets ESG on Friday, March 22, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Title:     Second Year of Emerging Markets ESG Series “Five Questions about SRI” Spans the Globe   Subtitle:    Hazel Henderson, president and founder of Ethical Markets, Tim Nash, Sustainability Research Coordinator, Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director and many of our colleagues have had the opportunity to contribute to Emerging Markets …

Vision of Humanity : Peace Metrics Conference

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

  11th March 2013      Dear Friends and Subscribers, We have a particularly exciting research agenda and events calendar this year. While we are keeping a few things secret until later in the year, we are delighted to share with you an update on what has been keeping us …

NSFM Participants and UNPRI Academic Network Collaborate to Promote Responsible Investment Research; Raj Thamotheram on working together towards sustainable capitalism

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

NSFM Participants and UNPRI Academic Network Collaborate to Promote Responsible Investment Research; Raj Thamotheram on working together towards sustainable capitalism Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, ‘NSFM Participants and UNPRI Academic Network Collaborate to Promote Responsible Investment Research; Raj Thamotheram on working together towards sustainable capitalism‘ …

NSFM Roundtable Explores Risk Management and Fundamental Principles of Fiduciary Duty

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, ‘NSFM Roundtable Explores Risk Management and Fundamental Principles of Fiduciary Duty‘ A group of pension fund trustees, senior managers, advisors and academics gathered in Seattle in October, 2012 to discuss the challenges facing pension fund managers and trustees. Participants were …

Reversing the Mexican “Brain Drain”

kristy Trendspotting

A publication from The Economist Investing in more tech opportunities may lure the best and brightest back home. By Concepción Olavarrieta After investing more than a billion dollars (or 25% of the Ministry for Education’s budget) in postgraduate studies for young students abroad, Mexico is looking for a return on …