Announcement: IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications

IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, governance and financial performance and …

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 …

GreenMoney_April17 Women and Investing

  The April 2017 “Women and Investing: The New Face of Wealth” issue from GreenMoney is now online. Completely written by women with unique perspectives on impact investing, business, finance and activism. Below are the articles. 2017/18 is GMJ’s 25th Anniv Year.   Building a Career in Impact Investingby Jenn Pryce, President and CEO, Calvert Foundation …

What people are reading this week – ESG: Turning words into action?

ESG: Turning words into action? EC’s expert group gets serious on sustainable finance There have been countless investor groups and campaigns set up to promote sustainable investments. But Christian Thimann, chair of the European Commission’s High Level Expert Group on sustainable finance, believes the group he leads has a “unique” …

We Mean Business March 2017 Newsletter

  The business imperative for shifting to clean, renewable energy solutions is clear. Moving quickly in this direction, in an economically sustainable manner, is both pro-growth and pro-jobs.”  Andrew Liveris, Chairman & CEO, The Dow Chemical Group Welcome to the We Mean Business March newsletter. In this edition we take …

New database details White House officials’ finances Center for Public Integrity

On Friday night, the White House began releasing financial disclosures for scores of key employees — including familiar names such as Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway and Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon. Reporters from dozens of news organizations, including the Associated Press, the New York Times, ProPublica and the Washington …