The Case for Brand Activism – A discussion with Philip Kotler

“The Case for Brand Activism” A Discussion with Philip Kotler and Christian Sarkar Does business have an obligation to step up when government isn’t doing its job? What happens when businesses and their customers don’t share the same values? What happens when employees of a company don’t share the same …

San Fran to launch a public bank coalition

Public Banking Institute News: Nov 15, 2018 San Francisco to launch a SF Public Bank Coalition Jan 10 San Francisco’s robust Defund DAPL Coalition and SF Public Bank are joining forces to launch a SF Public Bank Coalition January 10 with an evening event that brings together speakers, music, food …

5th Annual Sustainable Investing Conference, 3rd Annual Endowment and Foundation Chief Investment Officer Roundtable & more—upcoming at CFANY

5th Annual Sustainable Investing Conference Friday, November 30, 2018 Straight from the source, hear about the long-term experiences of preeminent investor Jeremy Grantham (Co-founder, Chief Investment Strategist, GMO) with regard to sustainable investing and market cyclicality.   Join CFANY on Friday, November 30, to gain insight on topics including Long-Termism, …

DealBook Briefing: Facebook Is on the Defensive

Good  morning.  Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Facebook pleads ignorance over its latest scandal After an NYT article on Wednesday described how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg ignored warning signs of looming crises and then tried to conceal them, the social network fought back: • Ms. Sandberg wrote in …

Green Growth News – November 2018

Annual Conference 9 November 2018 The latest findings by the IPCC warn that current efforts to tackle rising temperatures are off track, while a growing body of evidence shows that accelerating climate action can bring strong, sustainable and inclusive growth. Yet, as the urgency of action becomes clearer, some observers …

Whole-System Sustainability — a new CSR paradigm

We at Ethical Markets are delighted that our partner and Advisory Board member Frank Dixon’s work expanded from his pioneering methods of assessing corporate performance at Innovest, is now advancing this metric to Whole System Sustainability.  Congratulations Frank! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Whole-System Sustainability — a new CSR paradigm Frank Dixon …

TCFD implementation in Europe

You’re invited: EU Non-financial reporting When: 29th November, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (CET), followed by drinks reception. Where: ACCA 14 Rue de la Science, 1040 Belgium (register here) Join CDSB and CDP for the release of a new report looking at the corporate implementation of the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive. This report …

News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE

November 2018 This month’s update from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE includes 5 key priorities for sustainable insurance in the next decade, the future for carbon pricing in the UK in the event of a no deal Brexit and new research on the carbon performance of the world’s ten largest public …