UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

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Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP – to …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Global Citizen

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion LSFA: Building a financial hackerspace in 3 phases Posted: 30 Mar 2014 03:41 PM PDT     Over the last 5 years I’ve been working on ways to break down the oppressive wall of mystique that shrouds global finance, and to experiment with methods …

UNEP Finance Initiative: Sustainable Stock Exchanges

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

  With just under two weeks to go until the start of the 2013 Sustainable Finance Week (SFW) and the biennial UNEP FI Global Roundtable (GRT), I would like to thank everyone for their support so far, and for their commitment to Sustainable Finance. It is this support, that will change finance and finance …

Is Homeland Security Preparing for the Next Wall Street Collapse?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Ellen Brown http://EllenBrown.com October 7, 2013   Reports are that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is engaged in a massive, covert military buildup. An article in the Associated Press in February confirmed an open purchase order by DHS for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. According to an op-ed …

News – IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

March 11, 2013 – News Releases IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards Seven financial intermediaries are recognized for promoting sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean’s financial sector The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the winners of the third annual beyondBanking awards, a prize that recognizes …

IDB launches first online course for Green Credit Lines Eligibility Criteria

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Tailored course targets Latin American and the Caribbean financial intermediaries’ identification and origination of environmentally-friendly projects eligible for IDB Green Credit Lines The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the course “Eligibility Criteria for Green Credit Lines” with the goal of supporting financial intermediary (FIs) employees to determine and execute environmental …

Is Economics A Form Of Brain Damage?

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Is Economics A Form Of Brain Damage? Scientific findings counter prevailing economic theories about what motivates consumers. Submitted by: Hazel Henderson Posted: May 03, 2012 – 10:11 AM EST   By Hazel Henderson The science is in and the answer is YES! I have used this phrase — “economics as …