‘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.
Welcome to the Green Transition Scoreboard™, created by Ethical Markets Media as a service to all progressive groups accelerating the transition to the worldwide Solar Age. We support more equitable, greener, healthier human development models based on utilizing the power and productivity of natural systems and billions of years of Nature's [...]
New Tools: Publication of "Measure and Improve Your Labor Standards Performance" Handbook SAI & IFC Release their Practical Reference Book for the World Bank's International Finance Corporation "Measure & Improve Your Labor Standards Performance" SAI is pleased to announce the publication of "Measure & Improve Your Labor [...]
'Don't Grab - Invest in Land' By Jaya Ramachandran IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis ROME (IDN) - There is a genuine alternative to land acquisitions in developing countries that would benefit both big investors and small farmers, claims new research. It shows how agricultural investments in developing nations can be structured as alternatives to [...]
ITUC OnLine – ITUC Congress debates global employment crisis and the call for stronger regulations of the financial sector
INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine ITUC Congress debates global employment crisis and the call for stronger regulations of the financial sector. Vancouver, 23 June 2010: As the ITUC's Congress moved into its second day, the state of the world economy and the global employment crisis continued to be heavily debated. Leaders [...]
ITUC OnLine Second ITUC World Congress opens in Vancouver, Canada Now the people – from the crisis to global justice Vancouver, 21 June 2010: The second ITUC World Congress was officially opened today in Vancouver, Canada. More than 1400 delegates from around world will debate the future of the trade union movement under the theme [...]
INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Congress pre-meeting: The world’s youth demand decent work Brussels, 20 June 2010 (ITUC OnLine): In the lead up to the ITUC Congress that takes place this coming week in Vancouver , Canada , young trade unionists from all over the world got together and discussed the situation of [...]
June 21st, 2010 RI News Alert: › Canadian Social Investment Organization: conference highlights › Canada’s public pension funds and the tar sands dilemma Click here to read the newsletter.
June 20th, 2010 RI News Alert: › US pharma groups rise in 2010 Access to Medicine Index rankings › RI briefing: P8, BP, new Europe ESG Click here to read the newsletter.
Calvert Social Index Quarterly Adjustments BETHESDA, Md. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Calvert Social Index Committee (“Index Committee”) met on June 3rd to review and approve changes to the Calvert Social Index®. The Index Committee meets quarterly to review the component companies of the Index for corporate actions (e.g., spin-offs, mergers and [...]
Calvert Social Index Actions BETHESDA, Md. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calvert’s Sustainability Research Department has submitted the following recommendations regarding action within the Calvert Social Index®. If approved, the following recommendations will be effective when the Calvert Social Index Committee convenes its quarterly meeting in [...]