Archive for January, 2012

  • Finance for Sustainability: The Future of Business Education

    January 30th, 2012 by John Fullerton

    I was honored to join Majora Carter, Eban Goodstein, and Elysa Hammond at the launch of Bard College’s new MBA in Sustainability last week to discuss how finance has been a major factor driving our ecological and social crises and how fixing finance must be a part of the solution.  The ideas I presented – an all hands on deck, bottom-up and top-down/systemic approach to sustainable >> Read more

  • A Systems Approach to Financial Reform

    January 23rd, 2012 by John Fullerton

    I spoke last Thursday at the Congressional Progressive Caucus Policy Summit in Baltimore on how our work at Capital Institute might have relevance to the 2012 Congress’s financial reform agenda. These are the hopes I shared for how policy could shape the Future of Finance:

    “Good Afternoon, and thank you for offering me the opportunity to address you >> Read more

  • Guest Post: The Infinite-Planet Approach Won’t Solve the European Debt Crisis

    January 9th, 2012 by Eric Zencey

    This is a take on the debt crisis in a finite world written by our friends at the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy.  For the Capital Institute perspective, check out What’s Wrong With the Debt Debate

    [At the beginning of December last year] European leaders met in Brussels and, like sophomores cramming >> Read more

  • What’s Wrong With the Debt Debate

    January 3rd, 2012 by John Fullerton

    This former banker, and now sustainability investor and humble blogger, will not offer grand predictions for 2012.  Forecasting in a world of rising uncertainty suggests a lack of understanding about uncertainty.  Instead, inspired by my holiday reading, Debt: The First 5000 Years, by anthropologist >> Read more