A Message from William McDonough

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

Ethical Markets congratulates our longtime colleague Bill McDonough and assures our full support for this Meta-Council of the World Economic Forum, Hazel Henderson, Editor   Greetings, Friends and Colleagues,I am delighted to share with you the news that I have been appointed Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on …

Cornerstone Capital Group – A Perspective on Climate Change

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

A Perspective on Climate Change: Cornerstone Capital Group  believes that the capital markets must adapt to the evolving reality of climate change.  The Obama administration’s proposal on existing power plants continues an ongoing trend of increasing restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions, whose implications are not fully captured by the financial markets. This statement identifies actions investors …

CSRwire: The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

  Daily News Alert   The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella? “Companies that use the excuse of “fiduciary duty” to avoid good corporate behavior aren’t serving their investors well.” It used to be that the relationship between a stockowner and a company was clear. You invested money, …

Forces for Good Highlights Successful Nonprofit Practices

Ethical Markets Community Development Solutions

Welcome to our latest www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. In this summer’s edition, we bring you many new developments and site features: We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Evergreen Cooperatives website, which we hope will serve as a resource for community wealth building efforts in many localities. The site …

9 ways companies can start to repay their natural debt

kristy Nature/Biomimicry

9 ways companies can start to repay their natural debt By Heather Clancy Created 2012-06-19 10:07 If you think the global debt crisis is sobering, what would happen if businesses were asked to pay for the estimated $72 trillion in natural resources that the United Nations figures they use for …

Clinton Global Initiative Brings Big Green Commitments, 3 Ways to Use Green IT for Cost-Cutting & More…

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Ocean Trash in the Spotlight (Again) at Clinton Global Summit By Tilde Herrera The Ocean Recovery Alliance revealed its progress on cleaning up the world’s wasterways today at the Clinton Global Initiative, where other sustainability commitments were made by Fair Trade USA and Swiss Read more…

Ceres, Nike, Skoll Pushing New Business Models

kristy Green Prosperity

Ceres, Nike, Skoll Pushing New Business Models At the Clinton Global Initiative this week, Ceres formed a new collaboration with Nike, the Skoll Foundation and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) aimed at helping the world’s large companies to develop new business models and solutions that incorporate an understanding …

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, Meeting National Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments

kristy Trendspotting

Dear colleagues, I wanted to draw your attention to the culmination of Circle of Blue’s important two month long investigative series chronicling the tightening conflict — the choke point — between declining freshwater supplies and rising energy demand. Today we publish another in the series that finds: Unless the United …