Wrap and Followups – Credit Suisse Impact Investing Forum

    Dear Friends, By all accounts so far voiced to me, the impact investing forum with Credit Suisse was successful. Many thanks to all of you for your participation, in person and remotely. Below I have sketched out some of the deliverables that Fund Balance is focused on moving …

Earth Day, Green Festivals, Green Economy Think Tank, Delicious Evolution Collaborations

From our colleague, Leland Lehrman, who helps organize and promote all these projects which Ethical Markets supports, Hazel Henderson, Editor Friends – Earth Day with Green Festivals and The Big Fix movie will be huge this year. For the UN and Delicious Evolution, it will be a staging area for …

A Review of Hazel Henderson’s ‘Global Finance Lost in Cyberspace’

By Leland Lehrman, Partner, Fund Balance Hazel Henderson’s essay “Global Finance Lost in Cyberspace” is a fabulously original synthesis of the latest and greatest in ecological economics and systems theory. There are important areas for follow up. I wish Henderson had provided links so that we could follow up on …

Norwegian pension fund more than triples investment in green assets

A publication from Fund Balance Environmental Finance: 22 March 2011 Norway?s Government Pension Fund Global has more than tripled its green-themed assets under management to NOK25.7 billion ($4.6 billion) in one year. Last year, Norges Bank Investment Fund (NBIM), which manages the pension fund, awarded six mandates with a focus …