The Economist-Thirsty Planet

“This Special Report by The Economist “Thirsty Planet“ draws attention to  the planet’s less than 3% freshwater crisis on which all current human food supplies and clean drinking water depend.   This freshwater crisis, caused by mis-use, waste and pollution, requires immediate attention by all sectors and new priorities for governments …

Foundations and SRI_GreenMoney March 19

Philanthropic Investors Tap “Catalytic Capital” to Seed Innovation & Scale Progress by Debra Schwartz, Managing Director, MacArthur FoundationOften, the most compelling impact investments are made, not found. That phrase describes how foundations and impact investors use “catalytic capital” to support social and environmental progress. These patient, flexible, “catalytic” investments take on …

Rate the Raters 2019: Expert Survey Results Out Now!

February 2019 Rate the Raters 2019 Expert Survey Results Almost a decade ago, SustainAbility launched a multi-phase research program, Rate the Raters. The program was designed to influence and improve the quality of corporate sustainability ratings and proved highly popular with companies and other stakeholders. This year, we are revisiting …

SASB News: SASB names former World Bank Official as new Chief Executive

SASB names former World Bank Official as new Chief Executive Madelyn Antoncic brings 30 years of international capital markets experience to the global standards setter.   SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2019 — The SASB Foundation, an independent non-profit responsible for the funding and oversight of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board …

SVC-Call for Speakers and Sessions

SVC’s premier conference is set to take November 13-15 at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, CA and registrations are already flowing in. We’ve taken the time to review years of feedback from IC, SVN, and last year’s first combined conference (IC-SVN) to identify best practices as we craft the agenda …

How Women Are Disrupting the Finance Industry Business Model

Register Now How Women Are Disrupting the Finance Industry Business Model: Danielle Kayembe, Jeff Cohen, Erika Karp   Live online on February 14, 10:00 a.m. EST Advisors and investors will learn how women are disrupting the status quo in the banking and finance industries. Our panel of experts explains why …

Juliana v. US on 60 Minutes this Sunday!

Friends, We have exciting news to share – 60 Minutes will air a special segment on Juliana v. United States! The segment will premiere on national television this Sunday, March 3rd on CBS at 7pm in all time zones. You can also watch the segment online starting at 8pm EST …

Major Sponsors Announced for Climate Bonds Annual Conference 2019!

Major Sponsors Announced for Climate Bonds Annual Conference 2019! London – 5-7 March Global Institutions reflect commitment to a 2020s green finance growth agenda The Climate Bonds Initiative has announced major Sponsors and Media Partners for the 2019 Conference and 4th Green Bond Pioneer Awards to be held in London, …

DealBook Briefing: Meet McKinsey’s Secretive Investment Fund

February 19, 2019 Good Tuesday morning. Breaking: Karl Lagerfeld, the influential fashion designer and longtime creative director of Chanel, has died at 85. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.) The drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals was one of several companies where McKinsey both advised and invested. Christinne Muschi/Reuters Did …