Public Banking Institute: New Web Site Launched / Symposium Tomorrow

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

Hi  – Check out our new web site – just in time for the Santa Fe symposium Saturday! Check Out Our New Website! After months of work, the new Public Banking Institute web site is finally LIVE. Click here to see it.  We have moved it to the Nationbuilder platform …

Two Fall Cohorts of the Caring Economy Leadership Program are now forming

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

Ethical Markets is proud to  be part of the coalition for a Caring Economy Campaign and that founder Riane Eisler is on our Advisory Board, Hazel  Henderson, Editor Join us starting September 25 or October 11, 2014 Two Fall Cohorts of the Caring Economy Leadership Program are now forming Learn …

The Buckminster Fuller Institute have announced their 2014 Challenge Semi-Finalists.

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Trendspotting

Newsletter:Our friends at The Buckminster Fuller Institute have announced their 2014Challenge Semi-Finalists. Congratulations to the project teams answeringBucky’s call to “make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortestpossible time without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone.”Take a look here to see the outstanding projects in the …

Compassion Games — Survival of the Kindest

Ethical Markets Sustainability News, Trendspotting, Advisors' Forum

Compassion Games — Survival of the Kindest Six months ago, I wrote a blog,  Hunger Games – The Price of Failed Transition, in response to the popular movie. Here is a follow-up based on real life. Importantly, where Hunger Games are the imagined price of failed transition to sustainable prosperity, Compassion …

Alternative GDP Ranking Topped by Scandinavian Nations

kristy Beyond GDP

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index In a World of limited natural resources and human induced changes to the natural and social environment, the GDP is not an inclusive measurement to compare prosperity and the development potential of countries. Based on models for evaluating corporate sustainability and risk modelling tools, SolAbility …

Ban Urges Private Sector To Invest In Sustainable Development Initiatives

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

BAN URGES PRIVATE SECTOR TO INVEST IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES New York, Jan 12 2012 5:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged investors today to lend their support to sustainable development initiatives to deal with climate change and provide efficient energy solutions around the world. ?In these times of austerity and economic …

Achieving Environmentally Sustainable Prosperity

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Advisors' Forum

Shann Turnbull International Institute for Self-Governance February 24, 2011 Abstract: The contribution of this paper is to explain how to achieve a universally prosperous environmentally sustainable global society. This objective is incompatible with traditional economic policies dependent on environmentally exploitive growth in the population and/or full employment to generate prosperity. …