RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: INNOVATIVE TOOLS BUT LIMITED APPLICATION IN PRACTICE

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: INNOVATIVE TOOLS BUT LIMITED APPLICATION IN PRACTICE Paris, 3rd December 2013. Today, for the sixth time, Novethic will be convening asset owners from across Europe to its annual conference, “ESG Strategies for responsible investors”. The day’s aim is to encourage exchanges between investors on the integration of Environmental, …

Fundamentals of Sustainable and Responsible Investment

Ethical Markets highly recommends this course ! Hazel Henderson, Editor Fundamentals of Sustainable and Responsible Investment is a new introductory resource for investment advisors and other financial professionals who want to learn the basics of sustainable and responsible investment. It offers a unique blend of instruction and scenario learning that will …

Shelton Green Alpha Fund (NEXTX)

  The Shelton Green Alpha Fund (NEXTX) seeks to achieve long term capital appreciation by investing in stocks in the green economy.  The fund’s three month performance of +15.47% (as of 6/30/2013) makes it the top performer in Morningstar’s Large Growth category in the second quarter.  The Shelton Green Alpha Fund was ranked …

GTM’s Smart Grid Newsletter | Feb 22, 2013

Feb 22, 2013 EDITOR’S NOTE: With super-storms come super-big bills for strengthening and moderninzing the grid to deal with them. In the case of New Jersey utility Public Service Electric & Gas, the tab adds up to $4 billion, according to its “Energy Strong” infrastructure upgrade case it presented to …

“UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges” from IPE News, Jan. 17

  UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges   UK – OFT probe comes as part of ‘growing focus’ on fees, pension association says.   Read more…         European Parliament approves new rules for ratings agencies   Equities, corporate bonds drive returns for Austrian …

Fiduciary management, people roundup, ABP vs JP Morgan, OECD on Ireland, Asset Owners Disclosure Project, Preqin

Survey shows waning interest in fiduciary management in Netherlands NETHERLANDS – Pension funds less likely to outsource asset management, IPNederland survey shows. 12/12/12 Wednesday people roundup ABP settles with JP Morgan over ‘false, misleading’ RMBS sale OECD review to trigger ‘major’ pension reforms in Ireland Pension funds have ‘heads in …

Carron Howard, Portfolio Manager, Cadiz Asset Management, Cape Town, South Africa

This week’s interview is with Carron Howard, Portfolio Manager, Cadiz Asset Management, Cape Town, South Africa I am grateful to Carron Howard for this superb interview. It is clear and compelling, and provides a wealth of information about the situation in South Africa. And, it reads beautifully. Visitors to the …

ESG Strategies for Responsible Investors December 4, 2012 – Paris

The Novethic Annual Event is dedicated to the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria in asset management. At this one-day event aimed exclusively at asset owners, 300 participants gain unprecedented insight into responsible investment thanks to its panel of speakers, an international network of active specialists from eight …