Tracks efforts in many countries to correct national money-based accounts and scorecards of progress, e.g., GDP. Covers new scorecards beyond money and economics which use systems approaches to quality of life measure by multiple metrics from many sciences and disciplines. These indicators add tracking health, education, poverty gaps and environment.
Following on from the flurry of exciting green finance news coming out of China in the last couple of weeks and the launch of our UK-China Collaboration on Growing a Global Green Bond Market report this morning, comes breaking news that the Bank of China (BOC) will soon issue the first green ‘covered bond’ issued by a Chinese entity. The [...]
IIRC Newsletter Market welcomes appointment of Richard Howitt as new IIRC CEO Senior market leaders from across the world have welcomed the announcement that Richard Howitt, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), has been appointed as the IIRC's next Chief Executive Officer. Mr Howitt will succeed outgoing CEO Paul Druckman on 1 [...]
Two Steps Forward The VERGE Ecosystem Map Joel Makower Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:11am GreenBizDaniel Kelley Sometimes you’ve got to step back to take in the big picture. We’ve just done that with the ecosystem we call VERGE, the convergence of technologies that address and accelerate [...]
The FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures is coming together to meet for its fifth plenary meeting in Paris this week (September 13-14). Ahead of the meeting the Task Force is hosting a public event at the AXA Group Headquarters on September 12. Please find more updates from the Task Force below. If you have questions, [...]
Celebrating 25 Years Anniversary Event , Tuesday 27 September 25th Anniversary Event With Charles Eisenstein, Bruce Lipton, Satish Kumar, Pat McCabe, Helena Norberg Hodge and Martin Shaw Open Space Event - 2.30 - 5pm, FREE Totnes Civic Hall, High Street, Totnes Tuesday 27 September, 2016 Come [...]
WRI Digest US and China Join Paris Agreement, Bringing it Much Closer to Taking Effect The United States and China joined the Paris Agreement in Hangzhou, China ahead of the G20 Summit. The move brings the world within range of the threshold needed for the agreement to "enter into force"—which could happen as soon as this month. Learn [...]
“Reinventing Prosperity”: *LIVESTREAM* of the launch of the new Report to the CLUB OF ROME on 13 SEP at 12pm CEST
This message is to inform you about the publication of the new Report to the Club of Rome by Graeme Maxton and Jorgen Randers, »Reinventing Prosperity. Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality, and Climate Change.« A press conference to launch the new Report to the Club of Rome will take place on 13thSeptember 2016at12:00 [...]
CSRwire News Alert – JUST Capital Announces Release of Company Data for Review in Advance of Corporate Ranking
JUST CAPITAL ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF COMPANY DATA FOR REVIEW IN ADVANCE OF CORPORATE RANKING Publicly Traded Companies Ranked Based on America’s Definition of JUST Business Behavior New York, NY – September 2, 2016 - JUST Capital, a nonprofit that measures the performance of large U.S. corporations on the issues Americans care most about, today [...]
World leaders meeting at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China today issued a Communiqué recognising the importance of scaling up green finance. It welcomed options put forward by the G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG) to which UN Environment acts as secretariat. This is the first time that G20 leaders have referenced the importance of green [...]
As world leaders descend on the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, Inquiry co-director Dr. Simon Zadek and Dr. Ma Jun, chief economist of the Research Bureau of the People's Bank of China, lay out the case for strong leadership by the G20 to green the global economy. Read the full article in Caixin.