Why We Measure: It’s All About People and Our Planet’s Well-being

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Why We Measure: It’s All About People and Our Planet’s Well-being From the Editor As we wind down the year, we’re reflecting on the many leaders and organizations we’ve worked with around the world. 2013 has been an especially gratifying year as we celebrated our organization’s tenth anniversary. Below are …

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support by FishOutofWater for Climate Change SOS http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/11/13/1255440/-Stanford-Poll-Finds-National-Mandate-for-Greenhouse-Gas-Cuts-with-Strong-Red-State-Support?detail=email   An overwhelming majority of Americans want the government to take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions because they believe climate change is a real and present danger. It doesn’t matter, red …

THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

“ Highly recommended !  Hazel Henderson, Editor “   View online version  NEWS FROM MAXIMPACT AND THE IMPACT INVESTING COMMUNITY. ISSUE 06 THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING On 27 September 2013, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the …

Prevention versus Crisis Management in Syria

Jay Owen Global Citizen

We at Ethical Markets support  this Statement  by our colleague, Rick Ulfick , Founder of We The World  –  Hazel Henderson, Editor  Prevention versus Crisis Management in Syria Nonviolent Approaches that can Prevent and Potentially Resolve Conflicts such as in Syria Commentary by Rick Ulfik Founder of We, The World and the WE Campaign at WE.net …

WorldBlu’s BIG News – Become a Certified Freedom-Centered Leader!

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

It’s been 16 years since I founded WorldBlu, and along the way we’ve launched some major game-changing initiatives such as The WorldBlu Scorecard, the world’s first quantitative tool that measures the level of organizational democracy within a company, and the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces, the word’s first certification for freedom-centered …

Reader Supported News: Iceland Proposes Citizenship for Snowden

Jay Owen Global Citizen

“ We at Ethical Markets  salute those in Iceland’s Parliament for this initiative .  Mr.  Snowden  has created an important debate which is needed in the world . This  should be the focus  of media attention going forward .  If Mr. Snowden is brought back to the USA  the ensuing …

Positive Money: How about something truly radical?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

 

About Time: the case for shorter working hours

kristy Reforming Global Finance

As you read this, the UK is sliding back into recession, unemployment across Europe is at a record high, and uncertainty stalks China and the other rising economies. Politicians call for austerity and little else. But spending cuts are economically illiterate. They wreck weak economies, locking them into a cycle …

FOCUS: Media Blackout on Mayor Bloomberg’s Raid on Zuccotti Park

kristy Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

Reader Supported News | 15 November 11 It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News FOCUS: Media Blackout on Mayor Bloomberg’s Raid on Zuccotti Park Mayor Michael Bloomberg suspends the First Amendment. (photo: Andrew Burton/Reuters) Barbara Morrill, Daily Kos Intro: “When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided to …