On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a Green Economy

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a green economy Beijing, 16 November 2011 – A new UN report demonstrates that governments and businesses alike are taking steps to accelerate a global shift towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive green future. From china to …

Carbon budgets and sub-prime assets

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

The concept of fossil fuel reserves exceeding the carbon budget continues to gather acceptance. Last week the IEA published its World Energy Outlook 2011. In the Climate Change Chapter, the IEA uses the same approach as Carbon Tracker to show that thee numbers don’t add up. See attached extract for …

G20 Report: investing in Third World infrastructure could unlock wealth of rich nations and boost global economy

kristy Green Prosperity

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/payoff+helping+poor+nations/5648913/story.html A big payoff in helping poor nations A report for the G20 summit says investing in Third World infrastructure could unlock the wealth of rich nations and boost the global economy, writes Paul Hoskins BY PAUL HOSKINS, REUTERS NOVEMBER 3, 2011 Simple reforms would eliminate much of the risk …

FOCUS: The Capitalist Network That Runs the World

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

An important  analysis by  Systems Design Group at ETH Research, Zurich,thanks to our Advisory Board member Rosa Alegria in Sao Paulo,Brazil , Hazel Henderson, Editor s protests against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters’ worst fears. An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a …

Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries – ITUC OnLine

kristy Reforming Global Finance

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries Brussels, 7 October (ITUC OnLine): With unprecedented public demand for decent jobs, and pressure mounting on banks and the finance industry, the 2011 World Day for Decent Work today features over 400 actions …

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies New York, Oct 3 2011 6:05PM A senior United Nations official today urged countries to pursue economic policies that take social considerations into account to ensure that the poor, youth, persons with disability and the elderly do not continue …

ITUC Welcomes President Obama’s Jobs Speech – ITUC OnLine

kristy SRI/ESG News

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) Brussels 9 September 2011 (ITUC OnLine): ITUC Welcomes President Obama’s Jobs Speech “I reject the idea that we have to strip away collective bargaining rights to compete in a global economy. We shouldn’t be in a race to the bottom, where we try to offer …

Ethical Markets Review: Looking Back From 2020 – Humanity’s Transition to the Ethical Green Global Economy

Ethical Markets Trendspotting, Ethical Markets Review

By Hazel Henderson © 2011 Scenario for discussion at the Reunion of Pioneer Asset Managers Convened by Susan Davis, President, CapitalMissions.com Ethical Markets Media, Saint Augustine, FL, November 18-20, 2011 Related Article: Can Jeremy Grantham Profit From Ecological Mayhem?  Looking back from 2020, the initiatives that transformed our global economy …

Global CSR Summit 2011 Philippines

kristy SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Global CSR Summit 2011 Philippines Ethical Markets is a media partner with the Global CSR Summit 2011, being held in Cebu City, Philippines, August 11-12. Asia’s most prestigious event on corporate social responsibility, The Global CSR Summit & The Global CSR Awards are in their third successive year. This year, …