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 …

Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]   202.507.4043 Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency The inherent conflict between a utility’s business objectives and the objectives of customer energy efficiency programs has long been recognized. Alternative regulatory mechanisms can be implemented that not only make utilities indifferent to the …

Evolution of an Impact Portfolio: From Implementation to Results

Evolution of an Impact Portfolio: From Implementation to Results October 2013 Sonen Capital, a leading Social & Environmental impact investment firm, in collaboration with the KL Felicitas Foundation (KLF), announced the launch of the first-of-its-kind report detailing the financial performance of an impact investing portfolio. The report, titled Evolution of an Impact …

Google, Cisco share first place on Greenpeace’s 2013 Cool IT list

  On The Brink Climate change as real business risk By Michael Kramer Politicians might debate them, but the risks of climate change and their potential impact on businesses are all too real. …Read More How to prevent the natural resources economic bubble  By Nathan Havey Climate change and natural …

Ceres, Second Nature & EPA Green Power Partnership Program to Co-Present Endowments, Pensions & Climate Change Conference

We at Ethical Markets are happy to promote this conference  which addresses the issues we raise and research in uor  GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® – Hazel HendersonEditor   CERES, Second Nature and EPA Green Power Partnership Program to Co-Present Endowments, Pensions and Climate Change Conference     Endowments, Pensions and Climate …

Sustainability in Korea – Performance & Trends 2013

Sustainability in Korea 2013   Corporate Sustainability Korea: Performance & Trends 2013 The results of the 6th annual Korean ESG review show that management awareness for sustainability management has been further increasing, accelerated strongly since the financial crises of 2008/2009. However, certain areas remain challenging, with little improvement made over recent years. This …

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe [Video] Posted: 10 Dec 2012 06:00 AM PST A Good Offense Is the Best Defense Posted: 10 Dec 2012 05:45 AM PST In my past posts I discussed examples of the transformation of the grid through a revolution in technology that …

European asset owners: implementing more formal ESG practices to protect against long-term risks

4 December 2012 – Novethic is releasing the results of its annual survey on the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria by European asset owners, conducted with the support of BNP Paribas Investment Partners. Novethic surveyed 115 executives from the leading financial institutions in 11 countries, managing a …

New Metrics of Sustainable Business September 27-28, 2012

The Sustainable Brands community Issues in Focus: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business conference will explore the future of smarter business metrics. Ethical Markets is a media partner with correspondent Paul Glover, a pioneer of local development and sustainable communities, attending. This two-day event, in partnership with The Wharton School, …

Reimagine Money: August 2012

August 2012 We hope you have time to read this summer, because we’ve just released 2 new reports – one on impact investing within philanthropy, and another on financing a sustainable food system. Additional beach reading includes our summer newsletter, featuring an article on The Economics of Happiness. Also, John …