The Ethics of Job Creation: Let’s Get Real!

kristy Green Prosperity, Articles by Hazel Henderson

By Hazel Henderson In the U.S., conceptual and political confusion over the issue of jobs was evidenced by wide disparities in claims over job creation, for example in the XL Pipeline case. Many politicians still claim that “the government can’t create jobs; only the private sector creates jobs.” The Government’s …

UN Official Calls for Inclusive Economic Growth Strategies to Tackle Global Jobs Crisis

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

New York, Oct 27 2011  7:05PM The international community must urgently consolidate efforts to tackle the global jobs crisis, a top United Nations official said today, calling for countries to adopt a more inclusive growth strategy that can enhance nations’ productivity and capacity to generate income sources. Lazarous Kapambwe, President …

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 …

Crowdfund Investing: A Zero-Cost Initiative to Create Jobs

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

We at Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) applaud this creative initiative. There is a solution to the nation’s poor growth and anemic state of job creation.  However, it requires updating Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations regarding general solicitation and accreditation so average Americans can choose to invest in …

ITUC Challenges G20 Labour Ministers on Jobs – ITUC OnLine

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

Brussels, 26 September 2011 (ITUC OnLine):  The ITUC has challenged Labour Ministers of the G20 countries, meeting in Paris this week, to push hard for job creation as the world economic and employment crisis worsens. “The G20 should start immediately to make up for its lack of action on the …

Why Banks Aren’t Lending: The Silent Liquidity Squeeze

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Why Banks Aren’t Lending: The Silent Liquidity Squeeze Ellen Brown July 15, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles Why aren’t banks lending to local businesses? The Fed’s decision to pay interest on $1.6 trillion in “excess” reserves is a chief suspect. Where did all the jobs go? Small and medium-sized businesses are the major …

UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 123/140611 UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions and civil society allies are calling on this week’s UN climate meeting in Bonn to endorse a financial transactions tax to help meet …

Treasury Opens Small Business Lending Fund to CDFI Loan Funds

kristy Community Development Solutions

Treasury Opens Small Business Lending Fund to CDFI Loan Funds May 26, 2011 CDFI Fund 15th Anniversary Logo Statement from CDFI Fund Director Gambrell on Announcement of Small Business Lending Fund for Community Development Loan Funds Lower Cost Capital for CDFI Loan Funds Now Available Washington, DC – The U.S. …

SJF Institute News April 2011: Green Jobs Award and Cleantech Mentorship Program Accepting Applications

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

SJF Institute is excited to be announcing its call for applicants for both the Green Jobs Award and the expanded SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program this Earth Week! And we’re thrilled that entrepreneurship has been receiving recognition as a key driver of economic growth and that our areas of focus – …

As One Solar Thermal Project Dies, Another is Born

kristy Greentech

As One Solar Thermal Project Dies, Another is Born Solar Millennium cancels its 250 MW Ridgecrest trough project, while SolarReserve receives approval for its 150 MW Crossroads tower project. Sputnik? The 1837 Panic? In Search of Historical Analogies for Green Is it the Golden Age of Fuel Cells and Passive …