[SFM Participants] Taking the nSFM debate to the mainstream media

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

Colleagues   I’ve recently had 2 opportunities to argue the case for sustainable markets in mainstream fora and I thought you might be interested to see them but also I wanted to raise a generic idea.   The first was a TV debate about financial reporting with the UK regulator, FRC …

IP&E – Industry welcomes IORP II despite concerns over risk-evaluation rules

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  TODAY’S TOP STORIES Industry welcomes IORP II despite concerns over risk-evaluation rules Commentators voice concerns that risk-evaluation rules could lead to quantitative measures ‘through the back door’ IORP II to require assessment of environmental, resource risk of investments UK pensions industry cautiously welcomes charge-cap proposal Dutch schemes at risk …

Pulling Back the Curtain on the Wall Street Money Machine

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Pulling Back the Curtain on the Wall Street Money Machine Ellen Brown December 7, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles On November 27, Bloomberg News reported the results of its successful case to force the Federal Reserve to reveal the lending details of its 2008-09 bank bailout. Bloomberg reported that by March 2009, the …

World’s Wealthiest Richer than Before Credit Crunch!

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

hat tip to Barry Ritholtz! World Wealth Report reveals soaring numbers of rich individuals in Asia Pacific region – but slower growth in Britain We are not all in this together. The UK economy is flat, the US is weak and the Greek debt crisis, according to some commentators, is …

Will Big Oil and Oil Speculators Take the Enron Fall? Or will they continue to get away with highway robbery?

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Resource Efficiency

An Article from Greentech Media Will Big Oil and Oil Speculators Take the Enron Fall? Or will they continue to get away with highway robbery? By: Herman K. Trabish April 29, 2011 With a barrel of oil now above $112 and rising, the five major oil companies are announcing Q1 …

Debating the Global Land Grab

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Earth Systems Science

Coinciding with the Global Land Grab conference held at the University of Sussex, three leading commentators debate the politics of land deals; contrasting a World Bank “code of conduct” perspective with more critical analysis looking at human rights and labour issues. A new report has been released this week to …

Does The U.S. Really Have A Fiscal Crisis?

kristy Reforming Global Finance

A publication from Baseline Scenario Does The U.S. Really Have A Fiscal Crisis? Posted: 24 Feb 2011 05:09 AM PST By Simon Johnson The United States faces some serious medium-term fiscal issues, but by any standard measure it does not face an immediate fiscal crisis. Overindebted countries typically have a …