Friday Video: Brazil – Dragon Dreaming

Ethical Markets - R Community Development Solutions, Trendspotting

With Brazil elections upcoming, it is heartening to see young community leaders engaged in moving Brazil forward, making connections as diverse as book clubs, vermiculture and entrepreneur hubs – all interrelated and serving  to improve quality of life. Pedro Arujo Mendes teaches a method called “Dragon Dreaming” to make environmentally …

Saving our Seas – Tapping into the Wisdom of OceanElders

Ethical Markets - R Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

by Martha Shaw (New York, NY) – For 10,000 years, the ocean has been the life support system that has generously supplied us with air, food, and shelter in the embrace of a livable climate. In a perfect world, human beings might have fit nicely into the Earth’s ecosystem, in …

Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy

Ethical Markets - R Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy Saint Augustine, FL, September 1, 2014 ~ The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. This confirms the green economy is …

Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey

Ethical Markets - R SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting

Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey From Ernst & Young and Institutional Investor Over the past few years, corporations have started to report more non-financial information, including data on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Whether driven by regulation, a desire for market advantage, or to meet the needs …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the well-being of nations

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

  ENVIRONMENT   Dear Subscriber, The Beyond GDP Website www.beyond-gdp.eu has been revamped, with more frequent news and updates, improved presentation and structure. We are also updating our mailing list to re-launch the Beyond GDP electronic Newsletter. The next edition will be released imminently. In order not to miss it make sure …