UN Labour Chief Highlights Need for World Economy to Focus More on Needs of Society

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

New York, Jun  6 2012 11:05AM The head of the United Nations labour agency today told a major work forum that the world economy has focussed too much on finance and too little on the needs of society. “There has been too much ideology in defining policies and too little …

‘Dear Mr. UN Secretary-General …’ COMPETITION RESULTS

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

As part of the lead-up to Rio+20, The Living Rainforest invited children around the world to tell us what they think governments and world leaders should be doing to build a more sustainable future on planet Earth. We were delighted to receive 885 entries from 59 countries! First Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime trip …

Despite Global Financial Crisis, Illicit Financial Outflows from Developing World Remain High, Finds New Report

kristy Reforming Global Finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2011 Despite Global Financial Crisis, Illicit Financial Outflows from Developing World Remain High, Finds New Report Over US$900 Billion Illicitly Drained from Developing Countries in 2009, Says Annual GFI Study Report Finds Developing World Lost US$8.44 Trillion over the Decade 2000-2009 WASHINGTON, DC – Developing …

G20 Report: investing in Third World infrastructure could unlock wealth of rich nations and boost global economy

kristy Green Prosperity

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/payoff+helping+poor+nations/5648913/story.html A big payoff in helping poor nations A report for the G20 summit says investing in Third World infrastructure could unlock the wealth of rich nations and boost the global economy, writes Paul Hoskins BY PAUL HOSKINS, REUTERS NOVEMBER 3, 2011 Simple reforms would eliminate much of the risk …

Tell Cameron To Back A Robin Hood Tax At The G20

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

We at Ethical Markets support a global Financial Transactions Tax of  less than  1% to curb high-frequency computerized trading, protect genuine investors and raise needed public funds. Hazel Henderson, Editor In one week, David Cameron will travel to meet world leaders at the G20 Summit in Cannes.  At this meeting, French …

Ecocities Emerging – October 2011 Issue

kristy Community Development Solutions, Sustainability News

Greetings, Welcome to the October 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. “Why are we here?” It’s a question often posed philosophically. Posed practically, the answer is pretty straightforward – we’re here because our planet supports conditions for life, including human …