‘Socially Responsible Investing’
Tracks ethical, responsible, cleaner, greener mutual funds, pension funds, charitable endowments, labor unions and their pension funds, new “triple bottom line,” ESG auditing and asset valuation. Reforming asset-allocation and valuation models from “EMH” and “rational actor” to new behavioral science and ecological social assets. Covers legal aspects, corporate governance, social justice and indigenous rights, public financing of political campaigns, Supreme Court rulings, e.g. Citizens United re corporate lobbying. Includes new Indexes and Ratings.
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, [...]
Ethical Markets recommends this from our colleague Dr. Raj Thamotheram, CEO of Preventable Surprises , Hazel Henderson, Editor http://www.ipe.com/news/esg/ipe-awards-climate-change-as-a-risk-for-institutional-investors-video/10004865.article
New Initiative Tracks Impact of Shareholder Engagement Investors and stakeholders present new reporting framework for impact of equity engagement
New Initiative Tracks Impact of Shareholder Engagement Investors and stakeholders present new reporting framework for impact of equity engagement November 12, 2014—The multi-stakeholder Impact of Equity Engagement (IE2) initiative released a new report today revealing the positive outcomes of investor engagement on the environmental, social, [...]
November 2014 Announcing Two New Loans Supporting PACT Apparel and Charlottesville Waldorf School PACT is a sustainable fashion brand which makes organic cotton underwear, socks, and t-shirts. The company exercises full supply chain transparency and a commitment to the highest standards in [...]
New York Nov 18 2014 12:00PM UN News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service Migrants arriving on Italy's Lampedusa Island after crossing the Mediterranean on a dilapidated boat. Photo: UNHCR/F. Noy AMID LOOMING ECONOMIC CRISES, IMMIGRANTS [...]
Cornerstone Capital Group’s Margarita Pirovska,Ph.D has published an excellent report on : “Income Inequality : Market Mechanism or Market Failure ?
"Cornerstone Capital Group's Margarita Pirovska, PhD has published an excellent report on "Income Inequality: Market Mechanism or Market Failure?" Click here to access the report: http://cornerstonecapinc.com/2014/11/income-inequality-market-mechanism-or-market-failure/
G20 Leaders’ Communique? Brisbane Summit, 15-16 November 2014 1. Raising global growth to deliver better living standards and quality jobs for people across the world is our highest priority. We welcome stronger growth in some key economies. But the global recovery is slow, uneven and not delivering the jobs needed. The global economy is [...]
WRI DIGEST Unpacking the US-China Climate Agreement Paul Joffe writes that China's new climate targets are driven in part by the [...]
Second Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) Forum – ‘Partnerships to scale up investment for ISID’
Second Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) Forum – 'Partnerships to scale up investment for ISID' 4-5 November 2014 | Vienna, Austria http://www.iisd.ca/unido/isid/isidf2/ The summary of this meeting is now available in PDF format at http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/crsvol225num1e.pdf and in [...]
5 November 2014 Two thirds of the world’s largest companies are reporting exposure to water risks, some of which have potential to limit growth. The news comes amid mounting shareholder concern around the business impacts from water scarcity, accessibility and poor water quality. The latest annual global water report, released today by CDP, [...]