Green Transition Scoreboard®

ALL ABOUT THE GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® * Reports and Press Releases * Endorsers * EMM Provides Rigorous Foundation for GTS * Watch the video * GTS In the Press * Overview: Inside The Green Transition by Hazel Henderson   Green Transition Scoreboard Global Total Now $7.13 Trillion St. Augustine, April …

A new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital:

  October 9, 2014 Here’s your Heartland E-Journal Thursday Morning Espresso!  This morning we bring you a new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital: Economic Impact Investors’ Corner Workers’ capital is the retirement savings and pension funds invested in global capital markets to provide long-term financial returns to worker …

MEDIA RELEASE: Time to re-engineer the UN Staff Pension Fund

Ethical Markets has long advocated the UN Pension Fund take the lead by re-structuring its portfolio in line with its employees ‘ values ! I recall my meeting in 1998 at the UN H.Q. with John Ruggie and Georg Kell , arranged for me by my friend Maurice Strong .I …

[Blog] MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last!

  MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last! Münchener Hypothekenbank eG has just issued an “ESG-labelled” covered bond (or Pfandbriefe, as covered bonds are called in Germany) for refinancing of housing cooperatives. Oekom …

MEDIA RELEASE: NEW REPORT SHOWS THAT ESG CAN MITIGATE RISK, PROVIDE VALUE IN DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS

MEDIA RELEASE LONDON, 18 September 2014 – Analysis of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues such as corruption and climate change should be considered as a natural fit for fixed income investors as it can help to manage risk and identify credit strength, according to a new report released by …

RIA News: PRI Purchases RI Academy

STAY CONNECTED       RIA Newsletter September 2014 RIA News   PRI Purchases RI Academy We are pleased to announce that the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has purchased the RI Academy. This acquisition will strengthen the RI Academy’s content, expand its scope, and raise the RI Academy’s …

Responsible Investment Academy, will move to a new home

Ethical Markets, a PRI signatory, congratulates RI Academy and PRI for this collaboration to advance education in responsible finance, Hazel Henderson, Editor       MEDIA RELEASE LONDON, 9 September 2014 – The world’s leading responsible investment education business, the Responsible Investment Academy, will move to a new home with …

MEDIA RELEASE RI Academy welcomed into the PRI

Ethical Markets, a PRI signatory, congratulates RI Academy and PRI for this collaboration to advance education in responsible finance, Hazel Henderson, Editor MEDIA RELEASE LONDON, 9 September 2014 – The world’s leading responsible investment education business, the Responsible Investment Academy, will move to a new home with the Principles for …

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 …

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT.

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. In June, GISR held its first international events in London, including a briefing and Steering Committee and Technical Review Committee meetings. At the committee meetings, discussions focused on the new program plan, which creates a cohesive framework …