Bank of England talks about money creation for the first time

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

We have some seriously big news to announce!  1) Huge milestone in our campaign When we launched the Positive Money campaign 3 and half years ago and started talking about the fact that banks create money, we were faced with disbelief and shock. A common response was: ‘I don’t believe you. I …

MoneyWeek Roundup: The Bank of England threatens democracy…

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

The Bank of England threatens democracy… Buy Turkey!… Everything you ever wanted to know about fracking… From Matthew Partridge, across the river from the City The Bank of England undermines democracy This week, our editor-in-chief, Merryn Somerset Webb, looked at how the Bank of England’s interest rate policy is hurting savers. …

Responsible Business Summit – save the date

Jay Owen TV Series

I am pleased to confirm our flagship Responsible Business Summit is back and will be taking place in London on May 19-20. As someone that’s attended one of previous summits I wanted to give you an update on what you can expect at RBS’14…  • Leading insight from CEOs: Board members give a different perspective …

IPA: Asia’s wealthy seek out alternatives for returns

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    Asia’s wealthy seek out alternatives for returns by Wing-Gar Cheng – Institutional investors in asia were early adopters of alternatives. Now HNWI’s are getting in on the act 29/11/13 South Korea, Mexico set to benefit from global growth China’s social security spending exceeds income Value Partners launches gold ETF …

New Documentary on Transforming Finance from the Finance Lab

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

We are excited to announce thelaunch our new documentary – Transforming Finance.  Get a sneak preview – watch the trailer here.  The film will be available online from 4th December. The film brings together the voices of change from across the financial system such as economist John Kay, Andy Haldane of the Bank …

IPE: Keva’s Merja Ailus resigns in wake of benefits scandal

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Monday 25 November 2013 Hazel Henderson Change Newsletter settings TODAY’S TOP STORIES Keva’s Merja Ailus resigns in wake of benefits scandal Managing director of €35.3bn local government pension institution of Finland resigns over fringe benefits, personal expenses Langensjö replaced as CEO at Brummer Life IPE Awards Seminar: Asset managers …

From the Guardian: Green groups walk out of UN climate talks

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Environment and development groups protest at slow speed and lack of ambition at Warsaw negotiations John Vidal and Fiona Harvey in Warsaw Thursday 21 November 2013 The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/nov/21/mass-walk-out-un-climate-talks-warsaw —- Environment and development groups together with young people, trade unions and social movements walked out of the UN climate talks on …

NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY: SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

    NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY:  SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery   Buy a hard copy for £6 plus shipping (60 pages – only 100 copies available) or Download PDF   By fuelling our economy through ever-rising levels of household debt, we are repeating the mistakes that led …

The Finance Innovation Lab: CAMPAIGN LAB: APPLY BY 18TH SEPTEMBER

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

September Newsletter Welcome to our September newsletter This month we launch our community engagement programme and give you the opportunity to “Turn Up Your Voice”, Pauline interviews Lab community member Rafael Gomes, we invite you to come along to our upcoming Lab Drinks as well as sharing an exclusive event “The Business Value of Nature”. …

GreenMoney Interviews: Hazel Henderson interviewed by GreenMoney’s founder Cliff Feigenbaum

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

GreenMoney Interviews: Hazel Henderson interviewed by GreenMoney’s founder Cliff Feigenbaum   Introduction  Welcome to the latest “GreenMoney Interviews.” For this issue I spoke with Dr. Hazel Henderson, a true icon and visionary in the world of corporate responsibility and ethical economies. Dr. Henderson is a world-renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a …