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Robert Rubinstein 01 August 2017

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To make ESG investing work, Swiss Re focuses on diversity

Shared by Darrell Glasco www­.greenbiz­.com

Swiss Re, the world’s second-largest reinsurer, is 90 percent of the way through the process of shifting its entire $130 billion liquid asset portfolio towards environmental, social and corporate gov…

The Capital Markets Union can deliver Europe a sustainable future

Shared by Robert Rubinstein www­.euractiv­.com

The European Commission’s mid-term review of the Capital Markets Union Action Plan shows it is serious about sustainable finance, but more remains to be done, write Christian Thimann and Steve Waygoo…

Being Rich Wrecks Your Soul. We Used to Know That

Shared by Robert Rubinstein www­.reader­.us

With a billionaire real estate tycoon occupying America’s highest office, the effects of riches upon the soul are a reasonable concern for all of us little guys. After all, one incredibly wealthy sou…

Storebrand/SPP: World’s Most Sustainable Insurance Group

Shared by Robert Rubinstein nordsip­.com

Stockholm (Nordsip) – Corporate Knights, “the magazine for clean capitalism”, a publication focused on promoting Economic, Social and corporate Governance, named Norwegian Storebrand/SPP the world’s …

Why the world’s largest asset managers are pushing long-term thinking

Shared by Robert Rubinstein www­.greenbiz­.com

Recently, the CEOs of the largest global asset management firms put portfolio company executives on notice that their current short-term focus can be a barrier to long-term growth. Larry Fink, CEO of…

Companies Highlight Benefits of Investing in SDGs, Green Economy | IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

Shared by Jose Luis Blasco sdg­.iisd­.org July 2017:

The UN Global Compact has established a Corporate Action Group for ‘Reporting on the SDGs,’ which is part of a comprehensive toolbox to help companies achieve sustainability and advance th…

Sustainable Aquaculture Feed Company Calysta Raises $40 million

Shared by Antonio Santos ? agfundernews­.com

California-based sustainable fish and livestock feed innovator Calysta has completed a $40 million Series D funding round, led by Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co, and including Singapore state inv…

How the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals can quietly change global business

Shared by Robert Rubinstein www­.eco-business­.com

In 2006, the anti-poverty group World Vision launched a massive effort to help people in the Ethiopian district of Wolaita Sodo protect themselves from droughts. Ten years on, the project has been a …

The Biggest Myth of Sustainable Investing

Shared by Robert Rubinstein www­.triplepundit­.com

Many people like the idea of sustainable or impact investing, but they have a common misconception that performance can suffer. This notion has been repeatedly debunked. A 2015 review of over 2,000 a…

California Governor Signs Climate Change Law Extending the Cap-And-Trade Program Until 2030 | JD Supra

Shared by Robert Rubinstein www­.jdsupra­.com

JD Supra provides users with access to its legal industry publishing services (the “Service”) through its website (the “Website”) as well as through other sources. Our policies with regard to data co…

Women, Millennials Transforming RI Focus– Calvert

Shared by Robert Rubinstein nordsip­.com

Stockholm (NordSIP) -“Both millennial and female advisors anticipate an increase in responsible investing engagement with their clients.” So says Anthony Eames, Vice President and Director of Respon…

What Investors Need to Know About Sustainability Rankings

Shared by Robert Rubinstein www­.triplepundit­.com

Two sustainability rankings posted 2017 results in June: the 2017 Sustainability Leaders Survey and the Reputation Quotient on corporate social responsibility. Are these and other sustainability rank…