Latest ESG and Impact Investing News!

Latest ESG and Impact Investing News Here is a sampling of some breaking news that confirms ESG and Impact Investing is going mainstream. Gisele Bündchen teams up with Paul Hawken to advocate for the environment Robert Rubinstein www­.cbsnews­.com – She’s been hailed as one of the great beauties of the …

Retail Automation: Stranded Workers? *New Research*

Retail Automation: Stranded Workers? Opportunities and risks for labor and automation   Cornerstone Capital Group’s new report, Retail Automation: Stranded Workers? Opportunities and Risks for Labor and Automation, finds that 6 to 7.5 million retail jobs likely will be automated out of existence in the coming years, leaving a large portion of …

GreenMoney_April17 Women and Investing

Welcome to the latest issue in our ongoing “Women and Investing” series. You can still access relevant articles from the April 2016 issue. Building a Career in Impact Investingby Jenn Pryce, President and CEO, Calvert Foundation What do an artificial heart, the theater, and Gabon all have in common? From where …

Study Tour at the Mondragón Cooperatives in SPAIN – June 17 – 24

MONDRAGON, SPAIN – June 17 – 24, 2017 Seminar/Tour at the Mondragón Cooperatives  (Depart from U.S. on June 17 for arrival in Spain on the 18th)   For Details and to Register for this inspiring learning experience: Click Here!   Praxis Peace Institute offers the most comprehensive seminar and tour available at …

California Senate introduces the equivalent of French Article 173

On April 25th, The California Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee passed Senate bill 560 (SB -560) requesting CalPERS and CalSTRS, the two largest public pension funds in the US, to report annually on “the financial climate risks of [their] investments, including the alignment of [their] portfolios with the Paris Climate Agreement and California …

Explosive Documentary Lays Bare Trumps Oligarch and Russia Connections

“We are posting a link to this Dutch documentary (mostly in English) since it is the most credible, well-researched account of the business dealings of the Trump organization.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Donald Trump’s Financial Ties to Russian Oligarchs and Mobsters Detailed In Explosive New Documentary from the Netherlands By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet …

Has coal divestment worked? – a detailed financial analysis

“Ethical Markets welcomes this brilliant new report on risks to portfolios with fossilized assets. As we have reported since 2010 (on www.ethicalmarkets.com) mainstream models have mis-priced energy and risks, due to  obsolete asset allocation buckets.  See also my “Assessing Risk of Fossil Reserves:  Are they Fuel or Feedstocks?”   With …

Article 173 best practices: the investor climate disclosure guide

Building on the submissions to the first International Award on Investor-climate related disclosures we co-organized with the French government in 2016, the guide “Lighting the way to best practice” provides an overview of the best practices in applying the Article 173-VI of the Energy Transition for Green Growth Law. These best practices have been awarded by …