IIRC Newsletter

Business leaders form working group to drive momentum towards Integrated Reporting in the United States An <IR> Working Group has been established in the United States to drive the adoption of Integrated Reporting. Members include US companies, investor representatives, accounting firms, academics and other senior representatives of the reporting field that believe in …

This Month: To Power Past Coal, We Need a Just Transition 

To Power Past Coal, We Need a Just Transition At COP23, more than 25 countries, regions and states announced their dedication to phasing out coal production by 2030 as part of the Powering Past Coal Alliance. While this is the right move, those committed must prioritise building a just transition …

New global climate change index series

Three climate adjustments in one index design Risks & opportunities of climate change incorporated in new index Climate change is expected to have profound impacts on the prospects and performance of companies across a variety of industrial sectors. Many investors now regard climate change as an investment issue. In portfolio design such …

Al Gore’s address to the IPE Conference

Al Gore stirs investors to say yes to solving climate crisis  More news from the IPE Conference & Awards London CIV ‘suffering’ from lack of vision clarity  Alternatives now form core of some investor portfolios  How ABB’s digital strategy underpins its multi-national pensions  Pension funds encouraged to be ‘prisoners of …

COP23 shows business is stepping up on climate

The time to talk has passed. Now is the time to take action. Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola Welcome to the third and final COP23 edition of the We Mean Business coalition newsletter. The summit saw the launch of the Powering Past Coal Alliance, which is building on the 25+ …

Water at any cost?

Taking Care of Business by Joel Makower We’ve made it through the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, and are now on the home stretch — the last few weeks of actual work before things quiet down for the year-end holiday season. There’s a lot to do. At GreenBiz, we’re …

Black Friday Sales at 2°ii: All our reports 100% off!

BLACK FRIDAY REPORT SALES! EVERYTHING 100% OFF! In case you have not already completed your Black Friday shopping, we are excited to announce our Black Friday weekend sale at 2° Investing Initiative . This Black Friday season, we have a 100% discount on all of our 2017 reports (for an …

Healthy Markets Announces Release of US Equity Market Data Report

“Ethical Markets is a partner of Healthy Markets and we encourage you to read their important new report. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor.” Healthy Markets Announces Release of Report: US Equity Market Data: How Conflicts of Interest Overwhelm an Outdated Regulatory Model and Market Participants We write to announce that today, the …

Why ‘We Are Still In’ coalitions can drive sustainable business

Welcome to the latest Innovation Forum business brief. This week: can new coalitions of the willing be future drivers of sustainable business? Why ‘We Are Still In’ coalitions can drive sustainable business Is the subnational group reinforcing US commitment to climate action – whatever the current administration’s view – indicative of a …