New Asian Sustainability Ranking Launching at CSR Asia Summit!!

     27 August, 2014   New Asian Sustainability Ranking Launching at CSR Asia Summit!! On 16 Sep, the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking will be launching at the CSR Asia Summit in hong kong. The ranking identifies and celebrates regional corporate sustainability leaders. It will highlight the Top 100 sustainable companies in …

CSR Asia Weekly: It’s all about (sustainability) strategy! / The real number of companies producing sustainability reports in Singapore

13 August, 2014   Pre-Summit Training – limited spots available This year our expert trainers will be leading 8 half day workshops covering a range of topics including supply chains, community investment, CSR strategy, inclusive business, water responsibility… Have you registered for your place yet? View the full list of training …

GREEN BONDS MARKET OUTLOOK 2014

  GREEN BONDS MARKET OUTLOOK 2014 The green bonds universe is growing by leaps and bounds with over $20 billion inissuance so far this year. Bloomberg New Energy Finance research provides the most objective insights into the broadest universe of environmental opportunities in the bond markets. To see the latest …

A View from Gansu

Dear Friends,   I hope you might take a few minutes out of your busy schedules to review the results of GIFT’s recent leadership programme in Gansu, China: Round-up:  China 2014 – Global Leaders Programme Photo Story: Gansu Modern Forage, Lanzhou China Participants worked hard to produce some excellent recommendations for a …

The Great Coal Cap: China’s energy policies and the financial implications for thermal coal

The Great Coal Cap: China’s energy policies and the financial implications for thermal coal | Carbon Tracker Initiative Carbon Tracker Initiative Financial specialists making carbon investment risk real today in the capital market.   The Great Coal Cap: China’s energy policies and the financial implications for thermal coal Since the …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Sun and Shadows: How an Island Paradise Became a Haven for Dirty Money

  Monday, June 9, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:    Why Offshore Tax Havens Should Matter to Everyone Why Pele’s Son Sentenced for Money Laundering is the Tip of the Iceberg for  Brazil New York Regulator on BNP Paribas: Someone Needs to Get Fired Why Indian Prime Minister …

Young’s China Business Blog Daily Newsletter: May 6: Tencent Travels With NavInfo Stake Buy

                     YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG               DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                    May 6, 2014   Tencent Travels With NavInfo Stake Buy   The buying binge by China’s 3 leading Internet companies continues this week, with news that social networking (SNS) giant Tencent (HKEx: 700) is purchasing 11.3 …

Global Leaders Programme: How Can Infant Healthcare be Made Affordable to the Developing World? (Vietnam, March 2014)

  It is my pleasure to share with you the result of GIFT’s latest Global Leaders Programme (GLP), which took place recently in Hong Kong and Vietnam in partnership with MTTS, a Vietnam medical equipment manufacturer.   The challenge was to explore the question fundamental to our partner MTTS’ business: How …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: EU Parliament Votes For Public Registries of Company Ownership

    From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog: European Parliament Gives Overwhelming ‘Yes’ Vote to End Secret Corporate Ownership Millions of Euros Left Ukraine: Why Beneficial Ownership Transparency is Common Sense As Europe Tightens Oversight, Spotlight Must Remain Why Russia No Longer Fears the West: It’s the Offshore, Stupid Understanding …

World First E-Waste Map Reveals National Volumes, International Flows

For release: 07:00 GMT Sunday December 15, 2013 The first “E-Waste World Map” has been created by UN organizations, industry, governments, non-government and science organizations through their “Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP)” initiative. By 2017, world volumes of end-of-life e-products is expected to be 33% higher than 2012 and weigh the …