‘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, [...]
The Energy of Nations. Since the 5 months the book has been out , here isan update on how the dramas are playing out :I finished writing the book during the Easter break a year ago. As you know,I made predictions about three systemic risks being run by the energyincumbency: the risk of a shale "surprise" (wherein an [...]
Koch net worth hits $100 billionas Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress Bloomberg's Billionaires Index shows Charles and David Koch's combined net worth as now surpassing the $100 billion benchmark, far beyond Bill Gates' $79 billion, Sheldon Adelson's $36 billion, [...]
Financial Reform Newsletter – April 16, 2014 – Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts.
Financial Reform Newsletter April 16, 2014 Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts. Wall Street's [...]
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog: Incorporation Standards in Banking: A Race to the Bottom When You Want Secrecy, All You Need is a Shell Company FTC Submits Letter to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bankers Illicit Financial Flows: The Elephant in the Room at the EU-Africa Summit FTC [...]
IN THIS ISSUE: I. Upcoming HIP and Impact Investing Events: Join These Exciting Events & Hear from the HIP experts at many of them II. Going Fossil-Fuel Free in Your Portfolio?: More Investors are quantifying future risk, especially from the carbon inefficiency of fossil-fuel firms; learn and watch recent [...]
Global Leaders Programme: How Can Infant Healthcare be Made Affordable to the Developing World? (Vietnam, March 2014)
It is my pleasure to share with you the result of GIFT’s latest Global Leaders Programme (GLP), which took place recently in Hong Kong and Vietnam in partnership with MTTS, a Vietnam medical equipment manufacturer. The challenge was to explore the question fundamental to our partner MTTS’ business: How Can Infant Healthcare be Made [...]
Welcome to issue #7 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. GISR continues to execute its multi-faceted strategy to build a global standard of excellence for sustainability ratings. Its growing network of partners in the investor, corporate, NGO, ratings and accounting communities is the foundation for expanding its [...]
TODAY’S TOP STORIES Revised FTK will provide 'clear rules' on indexation, reduce contribution volatility Revised framework criticised by industry for offering insufficient improvement on prior drafts, resembling nominal contract Danish government considers launch of pensions [...]
The April 2014 Issue of GreenMoney is now available - its theme is 'Building a Sustainable Economy.’ See the whole issue here - http://bit.ly/1i4gEWo Below are the links to 6 individual articles that are Well Worth Your Time. -Cliff Feigenbaum, founder, GreenMoney Building a Sustainable Global Economy by [...]