Strategic allocations to factor premiums: the next big thing?

10-07-2012 | Insight | David Blitz, PhD “Why limit yourself to the equity premium,” asks David Blitz, Head, Robeco Quantitative Equity Research, “when there are systematic factor strategies that outperform market-cap-weighted benchmarks?” Recent research from Robeco looks at how to translate the theory of factor premium investing into practice. Innovative …

APG, OECD’s Fiona Stewart, Danish SME funding, Lithuanian reform, AP6, financial reporting standards

Pension funds must not be ‘faceless investors’, says APG EUROPE – Corporate governance specialist at Dutch manager stresses importance of long-term engagement. 26/11/12 Fiona Stewart leaves OECD to join World Bank in Washington Danish pension funds welcome financing plans for SMEs Lithuanian parliament approves long-awaited pension reforms Swedish roundup: AP6, …

The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millenium

Save 30% when you order this title before February 2 online. Enter code ECWNX3 when you check out. This book is the latest report by the World Bank to estimate comprehensive wealth—including produced, natural, and human/ institutional assets—for over 100 countries. This ground-breaking report presents wealth accounts for 1995, 2000, …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Tereza Kaneta

A publication of Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Tereza Kaneta, President of MZ Consult Latin America, Brazil – March 18, 2011 By Geoffrey on March 18, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features …

SJF Summit on the New Green Economy: Sustainability Entrepreneurs Gather to Share Insights

By Maria Olga Pinochet, MBA, Advisory Board Member, Ethical Markets; Founder and President, Kore Access, Inc. DURHAM, N.C. – Sept. 14, 2010. Hundreds of attendees gathered at the Durham Marriott Convention Center, the site that featured more than fifty sustainability business leader speakers over the course of two days. As …