‘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.
Press Release: UN Global Compact and GRI Strengthen Collaboration for the New SDG Era 20 May 2016, Amsterdam. Today the UN Global Compact and GRI announced a renewed Memorandum of Understanding at the 5th GRI Global Conference outlining continued collaboration over the next three years, notably in support of the United Nations Sustainable [...]
The French Ministry of the Environment and 2° Investing Initiative announce the Award on Investor Climate-Related DisclosuresDear friends, As many of you know, France became the first country to introduce mandatory climate-related financial disclosure for investors through the adoption of the Energy Transition for Green Growth Law last [...]
GRI launches Digital Reporting Alliance 19 May 2016, Amsterdam. Today, international sustainability standard setter GRI announced its newest technology initiative, the Digital Reporting Alliance, on the second day of the 5th GRI Global Conference. The Digital Reporting Alliance will address two key challenges in sustainability reporting: the [...]
Millennials & Impact Investment A Toniic Institute Report with support from Bank of the West, Family Wealth Advisors 19 May 2016 We are thrilled to announce the release of the Millennials and Impact Investment report! This report goes straight to the source offering interviews and insights from millennials engaged in impact [...]
Subject: New 2DII/Oxford Smith School Report: Make Climate Disclosure Fly Today we are happy to publish our joint submission to the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), in collaboration with our research partners at the Sustainable Finance Programme at the University of Oxford’s Smith [...]
Press Release: Sustainability leaders convene for a move beyond reports to build a transparent economy
Sustainability leaders convene for a move beyond reports to build a transparent economy 18 May 2016, Amsterdam. Today, international sustainability standard setter GRI opened the first day of its 5th Global Conference, welcoming more than 1100 attendees from 77 countries and more than 200 speakers to the Dutch capital. With the theme [...]
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