‘The Power of Yin’
Highlights benefits of holistic approach to SRI, sustainability, networking, the Love Economy, the empowerment of women.
Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).” The series is now in its second year. Each interview “Five Questions about SRI” features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this [...]
On this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, World Pulse joins organizations across the globe in kicking off 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. Since July, World Pulse has been collecting stories and solutions from women on the ground about this very issue. We know that the voices of survivors and their allies [...]
By Faith Brewitt, Beijing Correspondent, Ethical Markets Media Nov. 5, 2012 Beijing played host to the First China Impact Investing Forum on 2 November at the St Regis Hotel. The forum, put on by Avantage Ventures, was titled “Creating Social Change Capital” and featured discussions around the fundamental challenges in China’s social [...]
Five Questions about Burma – Special Interview with Lauren Compere, Managing Director, Boston Common Asset Management
This month’s interview, the eighth interview in the special interview series, is about Burma and is with Lauren Compere, Managing Director, Boston Common Asset Management, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Read more...
Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Claire Rentzke, Consultant, RisCura, Cape Town, South Africa – October 19, 2012
An interview from Emerging Markets ESG By Geoffrey on October 19, 2012 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).” The series is now in its second year. Each interview “Five Questions about SRI” features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in [...]
Five Questions about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – Special Interview with Karen Maas, Scientific Director, Executive CSR Courses, Erasmus School of Accounting & Assurance, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
An interview with Emerging Markets ESG September 3, 2012 By Geoffrey on September 3, 2012 On the first Monday of each month Emerging Markets ESG publishes a special interview with an academic, expert or practitioner about a specific topic with relevance to environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) issues. This month’s interview, [...]
An interview from Emerging ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Priya Bala-Miller, Director, International Programs, Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE), Vancouver, Canada – August 10, 2012 By Geoffrey on August 10, 2012 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five [...]
In the documentary Collapse, Michael Ruppert puts an incredibly fine point on the fact that, upon a foundation of finite energy, we have built an economic system that demands infinite growth. He adds that we are currently at the collision point of those two forcibly exclusive ideas. Like the various Zeitgeist films, it is a fascinating framing [...]
Greater participation by women in the labor force would raise GDP worldwide. In America, GDP could rise by 9% and in the Eurozone GDP by 13%. The impact in the Middle East and North Africa would be even greater: average household earnings would increase by as much as 25%. Read more...
This is the first of the Women Effect Investments updates that I have written, and so allow me to introduce myself. I?m Joy Anderson, the founder of Criterion. I?ve been working on gender issues for 25 years, building on an undergrad focus in postmodern feminism and a PhD in history deeply informed by gender studies. I?m driven by shifting the [...]