Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager fix income inequality?

Ethical Markets welcomes this  initiative and the launch of JUST Capital on September 24th !  Hazel Henderson,Editor Famed investor Paul Tudor Jones believes that we’re headed for trouble if we don’t shrink the wealth gap. His solution? Pressure companies to be more just.  http://for.tn/1K4aVkD Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager …

Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Todd Gitlin* – The Nation The People’s Climate March proves the Climate Movement has reached critical mass, like the Civil Rights Movement, Antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it. Less than two weeks have passed and yet it isn’t too early to say it: the People’s Climate March changed the …

Victory: Google kicks ALEC to the curb

Hi there—Over the past year, MoveOn member Marisol Garcia from Phoenix, AZ, has campaigned hard to get Google off the board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the organization behind some of the worst pieces of legislation to come out in recent years, including “stand your ground” laws.    Earlier …

Money: Servant or Master?

Money: Servant or Master? Money: Servant or Master? Tuesday, 28th October 2014 – 18.30 Three speakers bring their theological, academic and practitioner perspectives to explore the ways in which we relate to money. They will discuss the extent to which this relationship needs to be changed, both by potential alterations to …

“COOPETITION”: A RADICAL APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY

Future 500 Newsletter September 2014 Stakeholder Engagement Experts, Aligning Power with Purpose “Coopetition”: A radical approach to sustainability  As the world faces daunting social and environmental challenges, brands must not only be ready to react, but anticipate what’s on the horizon. The Transition500 Alliance, of which Future 500 is a founding member, …

Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil

  Friday, August 8, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey

Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey From Ernst & Young and Institutional Investor Over the past few years, corporations have started to report more non-financial information, including data on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Whether driven by regulation, a desire for market advantage, or to meet the needs …

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe   LONDON, 17 July 2014 – The Climate Bonds Initiative today launches its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The …

Empowering Women – For Progress and Profit

  Empowering Women – For Progress and Profit Impacting Companies, Changing the World In this plenary session, three dynamic women will explore how investors can mobilize our tools and influence to help corporations understand the importance of women’s empowerment, its relevance to the company’s value proposition, competitive advantage, and long-term …

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS Source: Treaty Alliance: http://www.treatymovement.com/ A resolution was adopted in the UN Human Rights Council on June 26 that will begin the process of elaborating an international legally binding instrument on business and human rights. Despite strong opposition from the EU and US, the …