‘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.
Top News Tong & Wellinghoff: Should utilities be allowed to rate base solar? James Tong and Jon Wellinghoff wonder: Should we even be asking this question? How to get to a solar-based future, according to MIT A new study argues for long-term R&D and reforms to [...]
Monique F. Leroux Advocating for Cooperatives before the IASB, the FSB and the B7 Sharing the Alliance's perspective on international accounting standards Last January, acting in her capacity as Chair of the International Accounting Standards Working Group of the Alliance, Monique F. Leroux, Chair [...]
Resources The latest complimentary insights and solutions from our partners: 2015 EHS and [...]
CSR Asia Weekly: Social Return on Investment / Safeguarding Rights for Migrant Workers: A New Frontier for CSR?
13 May, 2015 Strategic Community Investment & Impact Measurement workshops Two half day workshops taking place on 17 June in hong kong - Strategic Community Investment and Impact Measurement. These interactive workshops will provide attendees with a clear understanding of what [...]
13 May, 2015 Strategic Community Investment & Impact Measurement workshops Two half day workshops taking place on 17 June in Hong Kong - Strategic Community Investment and Impact Measurement. These interactive workshops will provide attendees with a [...]
View this email in your browser May Update Dear Friends, Our ongoing programme of events continues with three opportunities over the coming month to join us for dialogue and debate around issues of financial reform, policymaking and avenues for effective change. We [...]
It was hot, it was Earth Day 2015, and I was poised to walk on stage at the Dubai World Trade Center. The occasion: the second World Green Economy Summit. In the spirit of transparency, I was happy because I was about to participate in a "Green Visionaries" session with a real hero, solar adventurer Raphael Domjan. Among other things, he has [...]
RSF's Work: Social Enterprise Lending Webinar An Introduction to RSF's Lending Program Join us on Wednesday, May 27 at 1pm PDT for the latest RSF webinar. Members of our Lending Team will present on RSF’s Social Enterprise Lending Program. Topics include: Lending criteria Our due diligence process How we set price Borrower [...]
Future 500 Newsletter May 2015 Stakeholder Engagement Experts, Aligning Power with Purpose Does Trash have value? Our oceans and landfills are bursting with trash. As global population levels rise, this problem only becomes more challenging. What are some of the [...]
PRESS RELEASE UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 9:00 (SAST / UTC / GMT + 2) 12 May 2015 GRI’s Africa Regional Conference commences in Johannesburg 12 May 2015, Johannesburg. Today, GRI, developer of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standard, has opened the two-day Africa Regional Conference: [...]