Sustainable Insurance Forum Publishes First Paper

Convened by UN Environment, the Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF) provides a global platform for knowledge sharing, policy dialogue, international collaboration, and identification of best practices. The goal of the SIF is to strengthen insurance supervisors’ and regulators’ understanding of and responses to sustainability challenges for the business of insurance. The …

Latest ESG and Impact Investing News!

ESG and Impact Investing News Published by Robert Rubinstein 28 August 2017 Read paper ? Latest ESG and Impact Investing News TBLi Daily newsletter Here is a sampling of some breaking news that confirms ESG and Impact Investing is going mainstream.The TBLI Daily is sent to you once a week to …

Transitioning to a Low-Carbon Future: Part 3

We are pleased to share with you the final article of Walden’s three-part series on the transition to low-carbon electricity generation in the U.S.   Click Here to Read Part 3   Part 1: Presented today’s U.S. electricity landscape (click here) Part 2: Discussed how low-carbon electricity is being financed and …

Trump’s Corporate Lackeys

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2017 This week at Project Syndicate, Peter Singer points to pre-war Europe as an example of why violence is not the answer to the far right, Lucy Marcus thinks the US president is bad for business leaders, Antonio Foglia argues that to avoid another global financial crisis, policymakers must admit …

Register Now: ESG Investing Forum in NYC

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this conference.  See you there!  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” TruValue Labs, State Street, and Thomson Reuters invite you to the ESG Investing Forum in New York on October 25, 2017. This unique event provides an excellent opportunity to hear from industry experts and practitioners regarding important ESG investing …

Charlottesville Actions, Upcoming Events and Demanding Accountability

Hey OpenInvestors, It’s been an extraordinary few weeks. Activists, Arts Council members, and corporate CEOs have all been demanding accountability from the Trump administration in the wake of Charlottesville. You can demand accountability too: from your president, your representatives, and the companies YOU own. See what’s happening below. Recommended Articles …

Big News On the West Coast

Washington State Public Bank Workshop Washington and Seattle Big Step Forward! Washington State Sen. Bob Hasegawa has been working diligently on a state-owned bank ever since 2011. Last month, the legislature finally authorized $75,000 for a study to determine the feasibility of such a bank. On July 14th, he and …

The Secret Life of Green Finance

The Secret Life of Green Finance By Simon Zadek | 15 August 2017 Simon Zadek is writing in his personal capacity, and currently serves as the senior advisor on finance in Executive Office of the Secretary General, is co-Director of the UN Environment’s Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial …