‘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.
RI News Flash: › Carbon Disclosure Project names new chief executive Click here to read the newsletter.
RI News Alert: › EIRIS formally launches engagement service › Towards investment clarity on controversial weapons › Responsible Investor launches the RI Agenda The RI Agenda is a rolling, downloadable calendar of responsible investment activity such as AGMs, company reports, conferences, fund launches, legislation / regulation, [...]
RI News Alert: › UN PRI needs to “raise its game” says Robeco CEO Munsters Click here to read the newsletter.
RATE THE RATERS, PHASE TWO Today SustainAbility releases phase two in our four-part research initiative Rate the Raters. For phase two we inventoried over 100 sustainability ratings and their attributes, and surveyed over 1000 sustainability professionals on their perceptions of ratings. Our analysis identified a number of key findings. For [...]
RI News Alert: › €5trn investor group in climate change plea to European Union › MSCI’s governance revenues hit by declines in proxy research, voting › RI Agenda The RI Agenda is a rolling, downloadable calendar of responsible investment activity such as AGMs, company reports, conferences, fund launches, legislation / regulation, [...]
The Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) is proud to announce the twelve North American Pioneer Funds at SOCAP 10, the largest interdisciplinary gathering of individuals and institutions at the intersection of money and meaning. GIIRS is a ratings agency that provides social and environmental impact ratings for companies and funds [...]
RI News Flash: › Pension funds declare support for FRC’s Stewardship Code Click here to read the newsletter.
Demand for CSR drives record attendance at Summit by Angel Ng Over 400 CSR practitioners and thought-leaders from around the globe gathered at the CSR Asia Summit held on 14-15 September 2010 in Hong Kong to exchange ideas on key CSR issues and strategies in the Asia-Pacific region. The CSR Asia Summit is the flagship event of CSR Asia, and [...]
Grupo Arcor: Primera compañía argentina que ingresa al mercado voluntario de bonos de carbono La empresa desarrolló un proyecto de eficiencia energética en el ingenio La Providencia, en la localidad tucumana de Río Seco. Mediante la iniciativa, denominada "Uso de bagazo para la generación de vapor de proceso", consiguió que el modelo [...]
Ethical Markets Media Agrees with the ITUC in Supporting the ISO26000 Standards on Corporate Responsibility
INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 130/200910 ITUC supports new international standard on social responsibility Brussels, 20 September 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Reacting to news that the ISO 26000 has received enough votes to become an official international standard to be issued by the International Organisation for [...]