Tessa Tennant, Co-founder of ASrIA, Appointed to the UK Green Investment Bank Board

We at Ethical Markets congratulate Tessa Tennant and are proud that she also serves on our Advisory Board! , Hazel Henderson, Editor Tessa Tennant, Co-founder of ASrIA, Appointed to the UK Green Investment Bank Board Tessa Tennant, co-founder and first chairman of ASrIA, the region’s non-profit membership association for the …

SRI breaks through the €100 billion mark in France

Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) represents €115 billion in assets under management in France and grew by 69% between 2010 and 2011, according to Novethic’s exclusive annual study of the French SRI market. The Novethic Research Centre also noted a widespread application of exclusion practices in non-SRI management, but with a …

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change   Call coincides with landmark Washington D.C. Global Roundtable on financial stability and sustainability   Geneva/London/New York/Melbourne, 19 October 2011 – Despite the global economic crisis, and increased market volatility, the world’s largest investors today urged …

NEW ASrIA Carbon Disclosure Project Asia ex-Japan 2011 Hong Kong Launch on Oct 21

You’ve been asking for it … and now we have disclosure and performance scores for the first time this year With Special Thanks to PwC and Swire Trust for Sponsoring the event ASrIA has been coordinating the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in Asia since 2005, engaging with companies, organising CDP …

ASrIA BRIEFING: Integrating ESG into Investment Practices

ASrIA BRIEFING: Integrating ESG into Investment Practices 26 May 2011 Hong Kong With Special Thanks to FTSE for Providing the Venue Register Now Date Thursday, 26 May 2011 Time 12:00 – 2:00pm Location FTSE Hong Kong Offices 35/F, Two Exchange Square 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong Members: Free Non-Members: …

Novethic Release: SRI up 35% in France

SRI up 35% in France: steady growth driven by the conversion of existing funds Paris, 28 April 2011 – Today Novethic is releasing the results of its exclusive annual review of the French market for Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). SRI assets under management owned by French clients reached EUR 68.3 …

Carbon Disclosure Project joins international Climate Bonds Standards Board

An article from Climate Bonds Posted on 21. Apr, 2011 by Sean Kidney in blog Climate Bonds Initiative Chair Sean Kidney announced in London today that the Carbon Disclosure Project is joining the Climate Bond Standards Board, supervising a program to provide investors and governments with an easy way to …

Norwegian pension fund more than triples investment in green assets

A publication from Fund Balance Environmental Finance: 22 March 2011 Norway?s Government Pension Fund Global has more than tripled its green-themed assets under management to NOK25.7 billion ($4.6 billion) in one year. Last year, Norges Bank Investment Fund (NBIM), which manages the pension fund, awarded six mandates with a focus …

Global Impact Investing Ratings System (GIIRS) North American Pioneer Funds Announced at SOCAP 10

The Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) is proud to announce the twelve North American Pioneer Funds at SOCAP 10, the largest interdisciplinary gathering of individuals and institutions at the intersection of money and meaning. GIIRS is a ratings agency that provides social and environmental impact ratings for companies and …

UNEP FI and partners launch the World Climate Summit to accelerate finance solutions to climate change

70 days before UN climate change negotiations, UNEP Finance Initiative and partners launch the World Climate Summit to accelerate finance solutions to climate change The World Climate Summit to convene the most important business and finance actors, parrallel to COP16 in December SEPTEMBER 22, 2010 – NEW YORK, LONDON, BRUSSELS, …