Report on Economic Responsibility 3.0

kristy Reforming Global Finance

A publication from Sustainable Financial Markets Posted: 23 Jun 2011 09:27 AM PDT “Economic Responsibility 3.0? An Update on General ESG Responsibility The financial, economic, and debt crisis, the nuclear catastrophe in Japan, and the crisis in the Arab region highlight the fact that we need to demand comprehensive global …

Ethical Markets Advisors offer CARING Research and Training

kristy Sustainability News, Wealth of Networks

Ethical Markets Advisor Riane Eisler, Jeana Wirtenberg, an Ethical Markets Sustainability Research Group mentor, and Kristine Kawamura extend a special invitation to participate in and/or submit “CARING” Proposals: Caring Action Research Projects in the New Global Economy to work on during one or both of our AOM Professional Development Workshops …

Former UK Premier Gordon Brown to speak on financial stability at UNEP FI Global Roundtable

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

Former UK Prime Minister and current Member of Parliament Gordon Brown will address global financial leaders during the UNEP FI Global Roundtable meeting on financial sustainability to take place in Washington D.C. this October. Mr Brown, widely respected as the global leader who rallied the world’s financial policy-makers to respond …

Sustainability data more reliable, says new figures

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Global Reporting Initiative Press Release For immediate release Wednesday 11 May 2011 Sustainability data more reliable, says new figures Sustainability reports are becoming more reliable, according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Figures from the GRI Reports List published today (Wednesday 11 May 2011), alongside GRI’s Year in Review 2009/10, …

World’s Poor ‘One Shock’ From Crisis as Food Prices Climb, Zoellick Says

kristy Trendspotting

An article from Bloomberg By Eric Martin – Apr 16, 2011 7:49 PM ET inShare0More Business Exchange Buzz up! Digg Print Email World Bank President Robert Zoellick said the global economy is “one shock away” from a crisis in food supplies and prices. Zoellick estimated 44 million people have fallen …

G20 Finance Ministers on Wrong Track

kristy Reforming Global Finance

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 067/230311 G20 Finance Ministers on Wrong Track Continued failure to tackle jobs crisis Further social unrest likely due to policy failures Destructive finance sector bonus culture left untouched Brussels, 23 March 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions are demanding a fundamental change in direction from …

Sustainability News: Signed, Sealed… Delivered?

kristy Sustainability News

Update > March 2011 Signed, Sealed… Delivered? With today’s global supply chains and growing array of consumption-related sustainability issues, it is no wonder that eco-labels abound. These independently verified, on-pack labels promote value chain sustainability; their goal is to improve production standards and create greater trust while influencing behaviour – …

The Green Transition: A Personal Note from Hazel Henderson

Ethical Markets Articles by Hazel Henderson, Green Transition Scoreboard

The global economy is now at a tipping point – emerging from the 300-year fossil-fueled Industrial Era to the cleaner, greener information-rich renewable energy societies which I predicted in my The Politics of the Solar Age in 1981.  Although prominently reviewed in the New York Times and based on six …

Towards a Green Economy. Pathways to sustainable development and poverty eradication

kristy Green Prosperity, Reports Relevant to GTS:, Reports You Need

UNEP’s Green Economy Report, entitled Towards a Green Economy, aims to debunk several myths and misconceptions about the economics of “greening” the global economy, and provides timely and practical guidance to policy makers on what reforms they need to unlock the productive and employment potential of a green economy. February …

Private sector impact on environment is key for green economy

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release Under STRICT embargo until: 13.30 EAT / 11.30 CET Tuesday 22 February 2011 Private sector impact on environment is key for green economy The transformation to a green economy will require fundamental changes in how business is conducted in both the private and public sectors, …