‘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.
2010: more CSR legislation ahead? A view from Indonesia, India and the Philippines by Erin Lyon What does 2010 have in store for corporate social responsibility? One issue that keeps coming up is regulation. A recent research report states that companies want ‘regulatory consistency’ on CSR issues. When we speak to companies they say that [...]
NEWS HEADLINES: DECEMBER 14TH, 2009 › Dutch corporate funds progress on ESG but fall short of parents’ CSR policies: report Click here for the newsletter...
CHICAGO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrex announces today it has entered into an exclusive relationship with Sinova Capital Group Limited, a Hong Kong-based cross-border investment banking and alternative asset management firm with focus on Greater China Region, to establish an Entrex Capital Market System for Private Companies across the Greater [...]
ESG and Long-Term Business Success A growing number of socially responsive and other investors are making a bold assertion: More often than not, companies enhance their long term profitability if they integrate responsible behavior into the fabric of their business practices... Download the newsletter (PDF)
Since 2002, Targeted Companies Have Added 26 Female and/or Minority Directors BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calvert Asset Management Company, Inc., the Advisor to the Calvert Funds and a leading provider of sustainable and responsible investing, announced that it had filed its 50th shareholder resolution on diversity. Since 2002, when the [...]
NEWS HEADLINES: DECEMBER 9TH, 2009 › Pension funds plan UK High Court ‘class-action’ style test suit against RBS › Denmark’s ATP in Eur 1bn emerging markets climate investment Copenhagen boost Click for the newsletter...
Exercising employee shareholders' rights in European companies Which are the good practices? Which models, which obstacles across Europe? Could it be more effective? A European Report will be written with the support of the European Commission, and a European Conference will be held in Rome in June 2010. More Australian Employee Buyout [...]
CSR and sustainable development by Richard Welford [email protected] The last eighteen months of economic turmoil has had a significant impact on the development of the Asia-Pacific region. We know that in a number of cases much of the progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals has gone into reversal. Many [...]
Mixed perspectives from experts on the corporate response to climate change The business response to climate change is described as “timid” and “sleepy” by two of six expert commentators interviewed for a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), published today (7 [...]
Which companies communicate best on sustainability? Have your say in the GRI Readers’ Choice Awards as scoring opens today. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) – provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework – today announced the opening of scoring for the second biennial Readers’ Choice Awards in which [...]