ShareAction press release: Investors sharpen their focus on pay inequality

  Investors sharpen their focus on the real Living Wage in the UK   Leading UK companies are today facing renewed calls from a group of large institutional investors over low wages.   In an effort coordinated by ShareAction, 15 investors with assets totalling over £180 billion including NEST, Strathclyde Pension Fund and Candriam Investors Group are writing to FTSE …

Investment Practices Monthly

December 2018   At the UN’s COP24 this year in Poland, the world’s most senior government officials, together with business and investment industry leaders, are meeting to discuss pressing climate change issues. Poland endeavoured to make this event known as the Paris Agreement implementation package. The PRI is reporting live …

ENB+ Side Events Coverage at the Katowice Climate Change Conference – Issue#4

ENB+ Coverage of Selected Side Events at the Katowice Climate Change Conference – December 2018 Friday, 7 December 2018 Events covered on Thursday, 6 December 2018 Visit our IISD/ENB+ Side Events Coverage for Thursday, 6 December 2018 at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop24/side-events/6dec.html High Level Opening of the COP 24 ICC Business and Industry …

$200 billion for climate action

World Bank Group announces $200 billion over five years for climate action The World Bank Group announced a major new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around $200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action. The new plan significantly boosts support …

PRI urges G20 to look at positive duties around ESG issues

Last week, at the UNEP FI global roundtable, we were delighted to launch our French roadmap, which makes several recommendations on how responsible investment in France can continue moving forwards. We also welcomed the Initiative Climat 2020 to support French private equity firms in building a climate-conscious world.   At the …

Panama Papers charges filed in the US

What a busy week! It doesn’t get any crazier than publication week here at ICIJ headquarters. It’s never too late to catch up though, the best quick take is our visually stunning ‘What you need to know’. (Even if you’ve read the stories… check that out!) And, of course, all …

Webinar: Paris Agreement COP24 Roundup and Just Transition Launch

Join us for a webinar: COP24 roundup and launch of just transition guidance for investors  Governments will meet to advance the Paris Agreement in December in Poland for COP24. This webinar will provide a debrief from the PRI and partners participating in COP24. It will cover the status of the …

We Are Still In at COP24

“Ethical Markets, as a coalition member of We Are Still In is happy to make out Green Transition Scoreboard 2018: CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION & HEALTH“ a free download at www.ethicalmarkets.com ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ What’s Being Negotiated at COP24? This year’s round of UN climate negotiations (COP24) kicked …

Dates announced for the 2019 GIIN Investor Forum

We invite you to save the date for the GIIN Investor Forum 2019, the largest global gathering of impact investors. Next year’s Forum will be held in Amsterdam on 2-3 October. The 2019 Forum will bring together the brightest minds in the impact investing industry to explore the topics at the …