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 …

Clean Energy in the Age of Trump: Clean Edge’s 2017 State and Metro Index Now Available

“Ethical Markets welcomes this well-researched and vital information of how cities and states are progressing beyond the fossil era toward resilient, sustainable futures.  Must read!   ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” STATES AND CITIES LEAD CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION IN THE AGE OF TRUMP Six States Generate 20% or More of their Electricity from Non-Hydro Utility-Scale Renewables; Five Cities …

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 …

1st Quarter Walden Research & Shareholder Engagement Update

We are pleased to share with you our quarterly report on Walden’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and shareholder engagement activities.   Topics addressed include proxy voting and shareholder rights, climate change, sustainability reporting, equal opportunity, and Walden’s portfolio carbon footprints.   Click here for the 1Q 2017 report

Press release: ShareAction urges shareholders to reject BP’s and Shell’s remuneration policies for rewarding risky high-carbon strategy

Press release: ShareAction urges shareholders to reject BP’s and Shell’s remuneration policies for rewarding risky high-carbon strategy Responsible investment organisation ShareAction is calling on investors to vote down BP’s and Shell’s remuneration policies at the AGMs this May. ShareAction accuses the compensation frameworks of being ‘misaligned with the interests of …

Co-op Weekly – Co-ops back in U.S. Census after 20-year absence

Including co-ops in the 2017 Economic Census will help pinpoint the scope and impact of cooperative businesses nationwide.Co-ops back in U.S. Census after 20-year absence NCBA CLUSA is thrilled to announce that a decades-long absence of federally-reported data on co-ops in the U.S. will end with the 2017 Economic Census. …

Opinion: Climate change is now

Friday, April 21, 2017NYTimes.com/Opinion » David Leonhardt Op-Ed Columnist The damage from climate change isn’t just coming in the future. It’s part of the present, as this weekend’s issue of The New York Times Magazine points out. “Last year, melting permafrost in Siberia released a strain of anthrax, which had been sealed …