‘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.
April 21st, 2010 News Headlines: › SAM names new chief operating officer › Australian Aus$2.5m RI Academy names new manager › UK Pension Protection Fund chief quits controversial mine firm (more…)
April 23rd, 2010 News Headlines: › PGGM excludes US and French companies over nuclear weapons and cluster bombs links From the Resource: CLEAN INVESTOR 2010, 11 MAY, LONDON Biodiversity, Biofuels, Carbon Trading, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Green Bonds, Green Indices, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Solar, Water, Waste, Wind OVERVIEW | [...]
April 23rd, 2010 News Headlines: > RI round up: April 20 CalPERS opposes Citi directors – PGGM backs frontiers fund – Eurosif hires comms manager – BHPBilliton – RiskMetrics ranks legal counsels – I2BF launches clean tech fund – Unicredit – UK investor body planned – NPRF – F&C – climate bonds – US SIF – UNEPFI [...]
April 20th, 2010 News Headlines: › FTSE RI chief Will Oulton to leave the company › Giant Norway fund manager puts searchable holdings and voting data on website Features: Spotlight: European remuneration practices: shareholders, watch out! Click here to read the newsletter.
Friends Provident has produced its 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report at: http://www.friendsprovident.com/crreport Titled Growing Responsibly, the report outlines the main social and environmental issues facing the UK-based life and pensions group, which has 2.8m policyholders. (more…)
April 19th, 2010 News Headlines: › World Bank’s IFC issues first $200m green bond Click here to read the newsletter.
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 June, [...]
Companies are increasingly recognising the strategic importance of building sustainable business practices. This survey is designed to determine the status of CSR professionals in Asia and how companies are building capacity within their organisations to meet dynamic new challenges. The results of this questionnaire combined with the results of [...]
News Headlines: › Shareholder abstention on oil sands resolution fires BP warning shot › Shell UK pension fund among new UN PRI signatories › UK Pension Protection Fund advisor opposed Judge at Massey Click here for the newsletter...
BP shareholders back oil sands investment BP today defeated a shareholder resolution challenging its involvement in exploiting Canadian oil sands. More >>> China to delay energy stimulus plan China’s new energy stimulus plan – expected to include additional policy support for renewable energy development – has been delayed [...]