Day: June 5, 2009

Ethical Investing - General Background

Green Myths

Already in retreat due to the global financial meltdown, evangelical capitalists are now in a lather over a little documentary running on YouTube entitled ‘The Story of Stuff’, which takes a stab at educating young people (and old ones who haven’t been paying attention) as regards to where stuff comes …

Ethical Investing - General Background

In Praise Of Women

“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle” – Gloria Steinem So call me sexist and discriminatory, but I generally like women more than men. I find their company and conversation more rich and varied, their presence more nurturing, inclusive and gracious. In fact, I’m wondering …

Ethical Investing - General Background

Don’t Shoot the Messenger!

What is it about lists that so fascinating. I know I’m not alone on this, lots of people have a thing for lists. Me, I not only read them, I make them, they’re all over the place. I don’t leave home without a list. I once read a whole book …

Published Articles

Sharp Curves Ahead

With global financial markets unravelling and being reconstructed, near-unanimous recognition that many aspects of human economic activity are putting our planet in peril, and new leadership in the US pledging to support science and the environment, surely the time has finally come for the ascension of ‘green’ business. Part of …

Perspective

Running of the Bears

In the famous annual festival called the Running of the Bulls, participants run like hell to avoid being gored and trampled to death by a herd of rampaging bulls. In the Running of the Bears, which occurs every seven or eight years but is no festival, participants run like hell …

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