INCOME DISPARITY POSES GREATEST RISK TO GLOBAL ECONOMY

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

INCOME DISPARITY POSES GREATEST RISK TO GLOBAL ECONOMY A major systemic financial failure. Extreme weather patterns. A water supply crisis, weapons of mass destruction, religious fanaticism, stark income disparity, cyber attacks – and those are just a few of the major risks to the global economy this year. In a …

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 …

Scientific Realities Puncturing Bubble Finance

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Earth Systems Science, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Scientific Realities Puncturing Bubble Finance By Hazel Henderson © 2012 For Interpress Service, distributed as “Science Can Restrain Runaway Finance” The urgent need for a paradigm shift in economics and its financial and mathematical models has been widely-recognized for decades. Recently, Credit Suisse research as well as complexity theorists at …

Growth of Green Groups in Singapore

kristy SRI/ESG News

HIGHLIGHT ISO 26000 and CSR Essential training in KL and SG There will be an ISO 26000 training taking place in Malaysia and a CSR Essentials in Singapore. Don’t miss the training courses which are designed to provide participants with the tools and skills to develop effective CSR programmes and …

Aviva SRI cull ‘part of wider fund management trend’

kristy SRI/ESG News

Aviva SRI cull ‘part of wider fund management trend’ The announcement yesterday by insurer Aviva that it is to close its sustainable and responsible investment equities desk is part of a wider realignment of the fund management industry, and does not reflect on the health of the SRI market, according …

Why is WWF at Davos?

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

30th January 2012 Why was WWF at Davos? WWF works to protect Earth’s most special places. Places that are particularly rich in biodiversity. Places with unique animals and plants. Places like no other. We found out that the most significant threats to our 35 priority places were 15 commodities: sugarcane, …

Change in Myanmar

kristy SRI/ESG News

HIGHLIGHT Human Resource Management, Diversity and Inclusion The next module of the new Professional Master´s in CSR offered by CSR Asia in collaboration with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, will be delivered in Bangkok over four intensive days from Friday 3rd to Monday 6th February, 2012. The module, …

The Consumption Dilemma: Leverage Points for Accelerating Sustainable Growth

kristy Beyond GDP, Reports You Need

The World Economic Forum’s work on sustainable consumption has gained momentum over the last three years. The issue has moved up the agenda of governments and businesses while acceptance of the need for “sustainable consumption” has become more widespread. Following a strong commitment to sustainable consumption from CEOs at the …