Investor Statement re: Green Bonds & Climate Bonds

UN CLIMATE SUMMIT 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 We, the undersigned signatories to this statement, represent asset owners, investment managers and individual funds managing a combined Two Trillion Dollars of assets. We are substantial investors in the $100 trillion  global bond market. We understand: That climate change poses a significant risk to …

IMF’s Blunt Message to Nations: Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes to Fight Climate Change

Ethical Markets has campaigned for 30 years to get all externalities internalized within company and public sector balance sheets. We salute the IMF for this report and I hope to review the full volume soonest. ~ Hazel Henderson,Editor IMF’s Blunt Message to Nations: Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes to Fight Climate Change …

Press release – for immediate release: Ocean protection: Cebu City hosts meeting of international policy-makers and practitioners

Press release – for immediate release   Ocean protection: Cebu City hosts meeting of international policy-makers and practitioners Cebu City/ Hamburg/ Eschborn, 28 May 2014:  Marine ecosystems are of vital importance for asia and the Pacific: the region’s rich oceans and coasts are home to diverse species and ecosystems that …

[HIP] VOTE for People as an Asset; RSVP for Compelling Events in Impact Investing

  IN THIS ISSUE: I.  Upcoming HIP and Impact Investing Events: Join These Exciting Events & Hear from the HIP experts at many of them II.   Going Fossil-Fuel Free in Your Portfolio?: More Investors are quantifying future risk, especially from the carbon inefficiency of fossil-fuel firms; learn and watch recent HIP …

News – Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23

May 7, 2012 – Announcements Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23 2012 CSRAmericas conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances CSR executives from major …

Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto

October 5, 2011 – Webstories Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto Innovative approaches can boost women’s economic presence among small business owners in Latin America and the Caribbean Over the past three decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have dramatically increased their role in the …