UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Ethical Markets - R Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP

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 …

The Day That The Change Became Real

Jay Owen The Power of Yin

Posted on September 28, 2013 by restorativeleadership by Seana Steffen, Restorative Leadership Institute “We are history, you and I today… the day that the change became real.” With humility and earthy grace, Casey Camp-Horinek of the Ponca tribe invoked blessings of hope from the four directions as the International Women’s Earth and Climate …

Tobin tax threatens economic viability of ‘repo’ market – ICMA

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

We at Ethical Markets  have advocated a financial transactions tax  for many years and now it is need more than ever to curb high-frequency trading , best as a “ cancellation fee”  since most HFT orders  are cancelled within milliseconds  and are just  a form of “ front-running”  – Hazel …

Transforming Economics Into True Wealth

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Transforming Finance

November 2012  The statement on TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES INTO TRUE WEALTH is an invitation to fully engage in the planetary whole-system shift now under way.  Many SRI investment professionals recognize our human responsibility for the many breakdowns in our societies and enfolding ecosystems resulting from our limited consciousness: climate change, hunger, …

Calling Wall Street to Account

Ethical Markets - R Reforming Global Finance, Advisors' Forum

“Calling Wall Street to Account” by Alan F Kay, PhD © 2011 In 1967 I started “AutEx” with a name that reflected the function of my Company.  Automation would bring computerization to the financial industry way beyond an Exchange, a place where floor traders went face-to-face to complete a transaction. …

The case for a “Calibrateable dsFCF”

Ethical Markets - R Reforming Global Finance

A “Smart” Version of the FTT Summary Derivative contracts can rationally be classified – prospectively, from the perspective of the economy as a whole — as either functional or very likely to be dysfunctional, although “the Street” pretends otherwise. Therefore a charge levied at the writing or exchange of very-likely-to-be-dysfunctional derivative contracts would usefully …