More Companies Discover that Sustainability is Profitable

In May, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group, issued its third annual Sustainability and Innovation Global Executive Study. The survey gathered input from more than 4,000 executives and managers across all industries and regions. The results indicate that more companies are taking sustainability seriously...

Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts by Lawrence Lessig

“There is a feeling today among too many Americans that we might not make it. Not that the end is near, or that doom is around the corner, but that a distinctly American feeling of inevitability, of greatness—culturally, economically, politically—is gone. That we have become Britain. Or Rome. Or Greece. A generation ago Ronald Reagan rallied the nation to...

Video Interview: Jeffrey at the New Economics Institute

Video Interview: Jeffrey Hollender at the New… by tvnportal Video Interview: Jeffrey Hollender at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy...

Green vs. Green: The Sustainability Debate

Recently, I moderated a panel at the UN Social Innovation Summit with Coca-Cola, Verizon and Intel. Here is the conversation that took place.

“The Year of Living Profitably”

That’s the headline Fortune Magazine used to describe its annual ranking of the nation’s 500 largest corporations. It certainly didn’t apply to the average American. While unemployment remained stubbornly high, the incomes of the middle class who were lucky enough to be employed stagnated and income inequality reached ever higher levels. The Fortune 500...

Giving Birth to a New Economy

The “Strategies for a New Economy” conference was held on June 8th-10th at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.   The conference was organized around ten themes that the New Economics Institute sees as essential components in transitioning to an economy that is just, maximizes well-being, operates within environmental limits, and is capable of...