PRI Policy Briefing: February 2017

Responsible Investment Policy Briefing The PRI’s Responsible Investment Policy Briefing covers global and regulatory developments. In February’s newsletter: FSB: The PRI calls for action following recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Australia and Canada: New policy recommendations EU: Shareholder Rights Directive progresses UK: Follow London Stock Exchange …

Weekly Climate Review as of 02-17, 2017

World warns, cajoles and carefully nudges Trump on climate action This week brought some subtle and not-so-subtle pressure on President Donald Trump to think carefully before making good on his campaign promise to remove the United States from the Paris Agreement. As foreign ministers of the G20—including newly-appointed U.S. Secretary …

Benefit Corporations Growing – why investors like them!

“Ethical Markets is proud to be a Certified B Corporation.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” In the News: *  CSE and IBPE Offer Unique Insight to B-Corporations *  CSE Welcomes New Partner in Canada *  Registration ends soon for Houston Sustainability Practitioner Training   CSE and IBPE Offer Unique Insight to B-Corporations The …

CDSB’s response to the TCFD consultation & more

CDSB responds to Task Force recommendations report consultation Our response to the TCFD consultation focuses on the challenges that the Task Force needs to tackle before the final release of the report, from the issue of materiality to the connection with the existing mainstream reporting model. We also comment on …

Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

“We at Ethical Markets fully endorse this comprehensive submission to  members of  the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in response to the Public Consultation.   As a member of NSFM, I join in this endorsement.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Please open attachment for full details NSFM SubmissionTCFD Final 02082017

Call for Papers: Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference | Sustainable Infrastructure

<<<PLEASE ADDRESS ANY QUERIES [email protected]>> Call for Papers  Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)  Annual Conference  SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE Hosted by the World Bank World Bank Washington DC, USA 27-29 November 2017 Deadline for submission: 15 June 2017   Infrastructure – understood to include water supply and sanitation, flood protection, roads and …