Arianna Huffington on Empathy–Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring

kristy SRI/ESG News, Wealth of Networks

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! A few years ago, Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring. Not surprisingly then, she went to the Skoll World Forum last month to speak on a panel …

Earth Day, Green Festivals, Green Economy Think Tank, Delicious Evolution Collaborations

kristy Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

From our colleague, Leland Lehrman, who helps organize and promote all these projects which Ethical Markets supports, Hazel Henderson, Editor Friends – Earth Day with Green Festivals and The Big Fix movie will be huge this year. For the UN and Delicious Evolution, it will be a staging area for …

World Economic Forum Announces Young Global Leaders for 2012

kristy Global Citizen, The Power of Yin

We at Ethical Markets congratulate our colleague, Georgie Bernadete for this well-deserved recognition!, Hazel Henderson, Editor Geneva, Switzerland, 6 March 2012 – The World Economic Forum has announced its Young Global Leaders (YGLs) for 2012. The honour, bestowed each year by the Forum, recognizes up to 200 outstanding young leaders …

Rio + 20: Ethical Markets Advisor Thais Corral Hosts Resilient Cities Action Lab

Ethical Markets Advisors' Forum, Conferences

Twenty years ago, Government officials from 178 countries and between 20,000 and 30,000 individuals from governments, non-governmental organizations, and the media participated the first UN Conference for Environmental Development in Rio de Janeiro to discuss solutions for global problems such as poverty, war, and the growing gap between industrialized and …

Mike Ragogna Mike Ragogna Radio Personality on Solar Powered KRUU-FM, Music Biz Vet GET UPDATES FROM Mike Ragogna myLocal Heroes: An Interview With Fairfield’s Scott Morris

kristy Community Development Solutions

Out of a little known corner in Iowa, tucked away in the peculiar and extraordinary town of Fairfield, comes this story of a new kind of community empowerment program that could hold the key to a more transparent, more life-supporting, more humanitarian money supply and system of incentives. Since 2009, …

Opportunity for Collaboration – Transparency in Competition

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Social entrepreneurs need to be transparent to cooperate (that’s the social part), but they also need to rely on opacity to compete –we are entrepreneurs, after all. How can we cope with such dual personality? Our friend Peter Deitz started the conversation two years ago with Competition or Collaboration? Now is the time to …

The Change We Seek: Nine Certified B Corporations Named America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs 2011 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

kristy Global Citizen

Nine Certified B Corporations have been named by Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek as ‘America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs’ of 2011. Azavea, Change.org, Dimagi, Emory Knoll Farms, Freelancers Insurance Company, Greyston Bakery, Nest Collective, Re:Vision Architecture and World Centric are all recognized this year as leaders in this growing sector of mission-driven businesses. …

Reclaiming the Investment Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs

kristy Sustainability News

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! Social entrepreneurs often innovate by adapting existing business models to socially-oriented outcomes. The result is a variety of for-profit, nonprofit, and hybrid business structures that have been used by entrepreneurs to create and deliver social value. But for Cathy Clark, …