SDG Update – 19 July 2017 – IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

“We at Ethical Markets are enthusiastic supporters of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and feature them in many of our TV series “Transforming Finance“ distributed globally at www.films.com to business schools and colleges, as well as in our Green Transition Scoreboard® 2017 “Deepening Green Finance“ access at www.ethicalmarkets.com .  We thank IISD …

CDSB launches new initiative for TCFD implementation

New initiative showcases companies committing to disclose climate-related financial risks Today CDSB is announcing the launch of a new initiative: a commitment for companies to implement the G20 Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures’s (TCFD) recommendations. This commitment will showcase forward-thinking businesses looking to report the financial risks and opportunities …

OpenInvest is Growing!

“Ethical Markets is happy to see OpenInvest growing!  We covered their innovative approach to ESG investing in our 2017 Green Transition Scoreboard®”DEEPENING GREEN FINANCE “,  now a free download on www.ethicalmarkets.com    ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Did you know that only 20% of Millennials are invested in the stock market? Yep, …

SDG Update – 11 July 2017 – IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

GUEST ARTICLES Getting the Private Sector to Buy In: Value Creation Through the SDGs Marion Verles, Chief Executive Officer, Gold Standard? It is universally acknowledged that concerted action from big business and other non-state actors is vital if we are serious about achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Take …

SDG Update – 27 June 2017 – IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

GUEST ARTICLES Connecting Investors with Purpose: Harnessing Capital Markets for the SDGs Alexandra Klopfer Hernandez, Principal Communications Officer, World Bank Treasury Speaking at the London School of Economics in April, World Bank President Jim Kim laid out a new strategic direction for development finance: he called on the development community …

Global Current Issues: July 2017

Total US nonfarm payroll employment in June rose by 222,000 while May was revised up from 138,000 to 152,000 and April was revised up to 207,000.   In 2016, job gains totaled 2.2 million.  Over the past 3 months of 2017 job gains averaged 180,000 per month.  Indicating strong ending to …