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GND Finance | Michael Spratt

GND Finance

GND Finance

Finance is an elusive creature.  Both a solution and a problem.  Specially as the society must morph this industry and eventual replace it with an crowd controlled, open information  exchange system.  Here are some suggestions and reasons why we need to reconsider finance in a New Green Deal.

A US GREEN INVESTMENT BANK FOR ALL: DEMOCRATIZED FINANCE FOR A JUST TRANSITION

The rise of the financial machines

‘If Environment Were a Bank,’ Says Bernie Sanders, ‘It Would Have Been Saved Already

Axios: What’s the Actual Cost of Not Addressing Climate Change?

HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH: GOV. NEWSOM SIGNS THE PUBLIC BANKING ACT INTO CALIFORNIA LAW

10 Ways that the Climate Crisis and Militarism are Intertwined

The Financial Times’ Martin Wolf Discovers that Rentier Capitalism and Financialization Increase Inequality and Hurt Growth

see also Open Finance / Credit Links

Economics After Neoliberalism

Federal Reserve injects billions into markets for first time since the financial crisis

How To Build A Global, Moneyless, Interest-Free Trading System
How Climate Change Could Trigger the Next Global Financial Crisis
Macroeconomics and Financial Stability: Implications of Climate Change” to the April 2019 NGFS Comprehensive report1 Download (EN)

Corporate America Has Found a Way to Turn a Profit Off Being Green


TThe NGFS NGFS website coalition six new members: Abu Dhabi Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Central Bank of Malta, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (Luxembourg), Dubai Financial Services Authority, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, South African Reserve Bank. Also, two international standard-setting bodies the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

Since its launch in December 2017 the NGFS membership has quickly expanded from its 8 original Members to 42 Members and 8 Observers. The NGFS has also engaged with two research networks: GRASFI (Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment) and INSPIRE (International Network for Sustainable Financial Policy Insights, Research, and Exchange).

We Can’t Confront Climate Change While Lavishly Funding The Pentagon

The Exploitation Time Bomb

Addressing this dangerous state of affairs will require that governments use their power to tax and regulate to channel more private capital into productive spending and increase the amount of public investment financed by progressive taxation, along the lines of a Global Green New Deal. If policymakers fail to mount a response that is proportionate to the problem, the rich will continue to get richer, and the poor to get poorer, faster than ever. Who will address the problem then?