‘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.
INTERNATIONAL TRQDE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC Online Brussels/Washington 13 January 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement has criticised today's World Bank report on Global Economic Prospects [...]
By Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update90 As the new year begins, the price of wheat is setting an all-time high in the United Kingdom. Food riots are spreading across Algeria. Russia is importing grain to sustain its cattle herds until spring grazing begins. India is wrestling with an 18-percent annual food [...]
Supporting better living conditions for new generations in Latin America and the Caribbean The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) (rated Moody’s: Aaa / S&P: AAA) and Daiwa Securities Group announce an issuance of the Poverty Reduction Bonds (the “Bonds”) to support poverty alleviation and improve living conditions of new [...]
Overview In partnership with Euromed Management, the Bentley Center for Business Ethics and Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility proudly present this year's Bentley Global Business Ethics Symposium, sponsored by the State Street Foundation. The seventh in a multi-year partnership, the event brings together international [...]
RI News Alert: › OECD calls on Japan’s giant Government pension fund to integrate ESG › India’s new Responsible Investment Research Association gets OK Click here to read the newsletter
How to embed CSR in your company, this year: 1) A free pdf of selected findings from Ethical Corp's report on how to embed CSR in the company: downloadable here: http://www.ethicalcorp.com/rbs/embedding-csr-report-findings.asp 2) Our 10th Annual Responsible Business Summit (the one and only!) on 3-4th May 2011, in London.
"With over one billion people around the world living in extreme poverty, donors and social investors will continue to experiment with microfinance tools and approaches, because they have the potential to transform lives." Dear Hazel, The above statement was taken from a recent interview conducted by Finance IQ with Chris Page, [...]
Dear Friend, When we started Calvert Foundation 15 years ago, we introduced a new type of investing that allowed people to use investment dollars to help low-income families lift themselves out of poverty. As we look to the next chapter in Calvert Foundation's history, we are proud to announce the appointment of Calvert Foundation's new [...]
by Nicholas Paler on Jan 06, 2011 at 08:00 Ethical fund management firm Truestone Impact Investment Managememt has launched a fund focused on investing in social and environmental projects. Click here to read more.
Community Investing Conference Series – Fort Lauderdale, Florida ***Early bird registration discount ends at 5:30pm EST on Friday, January 7, 2011*** When: Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 7:00am – 4:30pm Where: Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Register now: [...]