IIRC Newsletter – Highlights from 2016

IIRC Newsletter – Highlights from 2016 2016: Breakthrough Year Richard Howitt, CEO, IIRC reviews a year which has seen a number of breakthroughs for Integrated Reporting and looks forward to 2017. 2016 has been an important year for Integrated Reporting and the IIRC as an organization. It was my great …

Beyond GDP Newsletter December 2016

In this issue – December 2016 ·Interview  ·            Quote ·In the spotlight    ·In brief ·Agenda Beyond GDP Measuring progress, wealth and wellbeing Ole Lund Hansen and Eric J. Hespenheide discuss environmental and societal impacts of business practices Ole Lund Hansen is Chief of Business of Tomorrow at the United Nations Global Compact. This initiative promotes …

IOSCO stresses importance of implementation and disclosure related to new accounting standards

IOSCO/MR/29/2016 Madrid, 15 December 2016 IOSCO stresses importance of implementation and disclosure related to new accounting standards The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions published today a Statement on Implementation of New Accounting Standards related to revenue, financial instruments, and leases. The three new International Financial Reporting (IFRS) …

UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

“Ethical Markets recommends close attention to these important reports.  I was honored to participate in this research  and have presented our  Green Transition Scoreboard®  research on www.brighttalk.com on: “FINTECH: Good and Bad News for Sustainable Finance, August 22, 2016 and December 14th on “Steering FINTECH toward Sustainable Development Goals and …

Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Report

TCFD Releases Recommendations Report – Wednesday December 14, 2016 Task Force Recommendation Report The Task Force developed four widely adoptable recommendations on climate-related financial disclosures that are applicable to organizations across sectors and jurisdictions. Importantly, the Task Force’s recommendations apply to financial-sector organizations, including banks, insurance companies, asset managers, and …

Eco business Daily digest

The “sushi of finance” in Asia In person, the chief executive of Arabesque Partners Omar Selim comes across as a soft-spoken man who looks the quintessential banker in a suit. For China, climate change is no hoax – it’s a business and political opportunity China’s determination to take action on …

FTSE Russell’s ESG Ratings: objectively evaluating ESG exposure 

Enhanced ESG Ratings and our new ESG data model are now live The era of “ESG-aware” investing, whereby Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations are a part of investment and risk management decisions, has evolved from niche to normal. LEARN MORE CONTACT US FOR TRIAL ACCESS  FTSE Russell is pleased to …

Solarcoin is now traded on a regulated Swiss exchange

“Ethical Markets  is proud to  be a partner with Solar Coin and we add our congratulations on this latest landmark in the wider acceptance of this innovative reward currency that recognizes those who successfully harvest the free photons from our Mother Star, the SUN,  and turn them into  usable electricity …