BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner

BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner   ShareAction is giving media advance notice of its plans to assemble individual shareholders outside BP’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 16 at the ExCel Centre in East London.   ShareAction’s group of individual shareholders will be displaying a colourful banner with …

GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information GFI’s Platform Issue Moving Forward to International Implementation GFI Notes that Issues Still Need to Be Addressed, Warns that Developing Country Participation is Critical WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization for Economic …

Ceres Newsletter: Fracking on the Rise in Water Stressed Regions

Ceres Newsletter – February 2014 Press and Media Press Release: New Hydraulic Fracturing Report Finds Texas and Colorado Face Biggest Water Sourcing Risks News Story: Report: Water Availability a Risk for Oil, Gas Drillers (Texas Tribune) Blog: Energy efficiency, cities, and the Clean Trillion(Environmental Finance) Press Release: Inadequate Action by Securities & Exchange Commission on …

Nordic Investment Bank issues a EUR40m ($55m), 5yr AAA ‘environmental’ bond

competitiveness and the environment” of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The bank’s S&P credit rating is AAA. According to NIB’s web site, proceeds of the bond go to projects meeting NIB’s environmental sustainability criteria, “such as” those that: reduce emissions (mainly CO2, SOx, NOx, dust, energy efficiency, renewable energy, public transport solutions and recycling; …

Todays News: From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog

  Wednesday, February 5, 2014 From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog: Fighting Income Disparity With Some Basic FTC Recommendations It’s Out! Taxcast 2014 China’s Elite Linked to Secret Offshore Entities 2013 Great Year for Transparency in Extractive Sector Reporting & Investigating Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy & Asset Recovery, Journalism Training: 8-11 …

‘Next step’ in sustainability reporting arrives in the Netherlands

‘Next step’ in sustainability reporting arrives in the Netherlands The next generation of the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Guidelines – G4 – will be launched in the netherlands on 7 November.   The local launch event, hosted and sponsored by Deloitte Netherlands, will provide companies and organizations with a general …

Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013

A report from the CDP   Executive Summary Businesses increasingly face the dual risks of climate and policy shocks. How companies build and demonstrate their resilience to these climate risks has important implications for their reputation with their stakeholders and for the value of their businesses. It is for these …

Ceres: Investors ask Fossil Fuel Companies to Disclose their Plans to Address Climate Change Risk

Ceres Newsletter – October 2013 Press and Media Press Release: A closer look at Dow Chemical’s climate change reporting (GreenBiz) News Story: The Climate Declaration Hits Broadway…  News Story: SXSW Eco Experts Suggest Drought Solutions (CBS Austin KEYE TV) Ceres Participates in Hydraulic Fracturing Disclosure Laws Panel Ceres, with the Harvard Environmental Law Center, organized …