‘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 Alert: › France’s FRR stands firm on RI as government starts €2bn per annum fund wind down Click here to read the newsletter.
The Malaysian Energy Centre estimates the country has up to 100 million tonnes of carbon credit, which translates into RM4.8billion in revenue. Although developing countries... Read more Media, ethics and responsibility “News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising.” This quote (or similar) is variously [...]
Brussels, 10 December 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Fundamental human rights are under attack in every region of the world, and respect for workers’ rights in particular is being undermined as working people are increasingly forced to bear the burden of the global economic crisis, in contravention of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other UN [...]
RI News Flash: › Fixed income giant PIMCO endorses UK Stewardship Code Click here to read the newsletter.
RI News Alert: › Natixis to launch SRI ‘conviction’ funds in pursuit of sustainable alpha › Italy’s largest pension fund signs up to UN PRI as membership surges Click here to read the newsletter.
Clean Edge’s U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index Provides Companies, Investors, Governments, and Others with Critical Insights on Clean-Energy Landscape Clean Edge's first annual U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index, announced today, provides the industry's most comprehensive and objective analysis and ranking of how all 50 states compare across [...]
Ranking climate leadership in the IT sector Greenpeace has released version 4 of its Cool IT leaderboard which evaluates global IT companies on their leadership in the fight to stop climate change. As Greenpeace notes: "Companies like Google, IBM and Microsoft have already redefined many parts of the global economy with business that [...]
We doubt whether JP Morgan and "Impact Investing" can really save the World . What kinds of impact are we talking about since all investing creates impacts...both good and bad ?? Hazel Henderson, Editor RI News Alert: › Impact investing could reach $1 trillion in 10 years: JP Morgan report Click here to read the newsletter.
RI Briefing: › RI Briefing, December 3: Trillium, VBDO, ISO, IVOX, SAM/Dow Jones In the RI Briefing: Trillium returns to independent ownership VBDO names best domestic RI insurers Social responsibility ISO IVOX Broadridge alliance Dow Jones Sustainability Nordic Index Brazilian Corporate Sustainability Index Trucost RLP Capital ESG [...]
About the article "Paper purchasing practices: how to avoid rainforest destruction" In last weeks newsletter (Vol.6 Week 47) Jacqui Dixon wrote an article on Paper purchasing practices: how to avoid rainforest destruction. The article highlighted a new report and consumer guide released by the Rainforest Action Network Read more [...]