‘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.
Having trouble viewing this email? : Click here. See How Your State and Metro Rank 2016 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index Now Available May 17, 2016 Clean Edge, Inc. today released its seventh annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, which tracks and ranks the clean-energy and clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro [...]
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation divests entire holding in BP World’s largest health charity sells its $187m stake in the oil giant in a move welcomed by fossil fuel divestment campaigners Since the start of 2014 the Gate’s Foundation’s investments in major coal, oil and gas companies have [...]
What could the work of the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) climate task force mean for companies and investors?
Asset Owners* attend free of charge Subscribers to Responsible Investor receive 30% discount In a major recent development “reported on RI”, the FSB’s Task Force says it is extending its voluntary reporting disclosure requirements to include investors as well as corporates. What could that mean for companies, pension funds, asset [...]
US and Globalization Trump: Business Corruption and a “Horrible Law” Five steps U.S. corporations should take to create a fairer society in the age of globalization | By Frank Vogl Global Pairings
The Humanity's Team Conscious Business Initiative is on the Move! "Ethical Markets applauds this leadership initiative and we are happy to be a partner! Hazel Henderson, Editor" Many good things are happening with our Conscious Business Initiative so we thought it would be a good idea to update you. Together with our partners, The Club of [...]
Clean Energy Not a Future Miracle – It's Here Now. Just Deploy It. "Ethical Markets research supports Dr. Joe Romm’s conclusions, as confirmed in our Green Transition Scoreboard® (see below). With thanks to our colleague Paul H. Ray for this summary of the arguments between establishment advocates, including Bill Gates and Foreign [...]
MEDIA RELEASE IOSCO/MR/10/2016 Lima, 11 May 2016 IOSCO continues to address global challenges to securities markets regulation The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) today opens the public sessions of its Annual Conference in Lima focusing on SME financing, investor protection and education, and the [...]
New Rules Limiting Methane Leakages Will Play Key Role in Slowing Climate Change For more information, contact: Amaury Laporte at (202) 662-1884 or [email protected] May 12 2016---"EESI has long called for action addressing methane leakages, and today we are delighted that EPA has released its new rules to reduce methane [...]
Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity video To keep Europe’s ecosystems healthy, we need to protect biodiversity. How can the ecosystem service approach help? And how can we capture people’s more deeply held values beyond mere money? Watch our short film about the different tools in the ecosystem services toolbox: or read the In-Depth [...]
Momentum grows in India for green infra & green bonds: Pipelines forecast to triple by 2020. Regulators keen to support green finance strategy.
Momentum grows in India for green infra & green bonds: Pipelines forecast to triple by 2020. Regulators keen to support green finance strategy. The Climate Bonds team has returned from a round of meetings in Mumbai and Delhi with project developers, regulators, and financial institutions. High on the agenda: Funding India’s [...]