Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report  Economies will see over $6tn in wasted capital as investments exploiting coal, oil and gas reserves are proved stranded as policies aim to limit global warming. New research by Carbon Tracker Initiative and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment …

Green Bond Update: Wind Company Bonds

Read the article here Posted: 15 May 2012 12:23 PM PDT by Corporate Bonder  Market Overview Data compiled by the Bank for International Settlements indicate that the total size of the global debt securities market (domestic and international) was $98.7 trillion as at September 2011, of which $89.9 trillion were notes and …

UK roundup: Mervyn King on quantitative easing, LCP on buy-ins

UK roundup: Mervyn King on quantitative easing, LCP on buy-ins 28 Mar 2012 UK – The governor of the Bank of England has spoken out against claims that its £325bn (€388bn) quantitative easing (QE) programme has damaged the long-term viability of the UK’s pension schemes. Speaking at the economic affairs …

Why Is Finance So Big?

Why Is Finance So Big? Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:29 PM PST By James Kwak This is a chart from ?The Quiet Coup,? an article that we wrote for The Atlantic three years ago next month. Many people have noted that the financial sector has been getting bigger over the …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Søren Bertelsen

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Søren Bertelsen, CFA, Chief Portfolio Manager, BI SICAV Global Emerging Markets Debt SRI, Denmark – June 24, 2011 By Geoffrey on June 23, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions …