New research on IR highlights major breakthroughs for business, and better engagement with investors

Integrated Reporting impacts market behaviour  New research on <IR> highlights major breakthroughs for business, and better engagement with investors Under embargo until 9.30am (CEST – Madrid) Wednesday 24 September 2014 – Two research studies released today demonstrate the significant changes to behaviour triggered by Integrated Reporting <IR>. They reveal strong evidence of positive …

China Eyes Global Aviation With Avaolon Bid

                                                     DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                        August 12, 2014 China Eyes Global Aviation With Avaolon Bid After a failed bid at buying the world’s largest aircraft leasing company last year, China appears to be gearing up for a second attempt to enter the lucrative space with plans to bid for European giant …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – GFI Urges Obama, African Leaders to Prioritize Curbing Illicit Financial Flows at U.S.-Africa Sum

  Monday, August 4, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Jounralism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

Today’s News: What’s Stalling Switzerland?

  Wednesday, July 2, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:   What’s Stalling Switzerland?   How Tax Abuse and Human Rights are More Closely Related Than You Think     The Transfer Pricing Labyrinth   Three Reasons TTIP Needs Transparency                     …

State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay for it

ethical markets  research  confirms the 15 global challenges  identified by the Millennium Project  and  our Editor Hazel Henderson serves on the Project’s Planning Committee and provided  some early grants .   State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay …

ILLICIT FINANCIAL OUTFLOWS FROM AFRICA CRIPPLING CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT

ILLICIT FINANCIAL OUTFLOWS FROM africa CRIPPLING CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT – UN New York, Feb  6 2014  6:00PM United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and former South African President Thabo Mbeki today stressed the need for global efforts to address the problem of illicit financial flows from Africa, which have crippled the …

Webcast: Generating high and consistent levels of alpha in a euro-zone equity portfolio

  Webcast event: Generating high and consistent levels of alpha in a euro-zone equity portfolio Date: Tuesday, January 14th 2014 Time: 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET Presentation by: Guy Lerminiaux, CIO Equity Member of the Management Board of Petercam Institutional Asset Management Didier Van De Veire Petercam Institutional Asset Management Presenter: Brendan Maton …

Further Your Activism: Toolkits, Grants, and Volunteer Opportunities on World Pulse

October 2013: World Pulse Community Opportunities          Act Quickly! Free Film Screening Kits October marks the 13th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, the UN’s landmark commitment to women in conflict situations. Resolution 1325 makes clear that peace and equality between men and women are inextricably …

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …

GFI: Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases

  Monday, August 26, 2013 Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases Review of World Bank Sanctions System: A Good Start but Additional Transparency Needed Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows in …