Pioneering public sector Integrated Reporting network launched

Pioneering public sector Integrated Reporting network launched FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7 May 2014 – The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have announced that they are creating a public sector pioneer network to promote the implementation of Integrated Reporting (<IR>) in the public …

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; …

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance 2013-09-11 22:26:19.117 GMT By Andrea Vittorio (BNA) — Bonds and Climate Change Key Development: The global climate bonds market doubled from 2011 to 2012 to reach $346 billion as investors demanded more low-carbon finance, a new report says. What’s …

Community-wealth.org Newsletter: Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment

The latest news on community wealth building initiatives!   Dear Colleague, Welcome to our June www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. We are pleased to announce the release of a new report, Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment, a joint publication with the Responsible Endowments Coalition. Nationally, institutions of higher education control more than …

NSFM participants in action: Raj Thamotheram and John Fullerton on the biggest mistakes of the financial crisis; Jeremy Leggett on the challenges of being a cleantech entrepreneur; Iveta Cherneva edits new book

We at Ethical Markets Agree with our fellow members of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets in these insightful presentations! Hazel Henderson, Editor Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, ‘NSFM participants in action: Raj Thamotheram and John Fullerton on the biggest mistakes of the financial crisis; …

Use subordinated debt as asset-liability match, says Cairn Capital

Use subordinated debt as asset-liability match, says Cairn Capital Asset manager urges investment in financial institution debt to solve portfolio mismatch. 04/10/11 Green investment by pension funds needs stable regulatory environment – OECD Over half of corporate pension funds have SRI strategy in place, says Eurosif Carlos Joly: I support …