BankTrack: There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank”

There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank” just yet, says BankTrack “Sustainable Global Bank of the Year” Santander has invested EUR1 billion in the arms trade Friday, 14 June 2013 Press Release Santander, announced yesterday as the winner of the Financial Times and International Finance Corporation’s Sustainable Global …

Ren21 Newsletter: Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

June 2013 In This Issue – News: REN21 Secretariat – News: EN21 Network – Upcoming Events Add the REN21 Renewables Interactive Map widget to your website to incorporate its renewable energy data search Keep Up with Us Subscribe: Newsletter Facebook Twitter Dear reader, REN21’s June newsletter 2013 reaches you at a moment of exciting and yet …

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Bulletin

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Bulletin The seventh meeting of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) for pilot countries and participating regions convened on 1-3 May in Washington, DC, and was hosted by the World Bank through the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). Over 70 participants attended the meeting, which …

New Bretton Woods Update (No.85) March/April 2013 out now

Bretton Woods Update No. 85 March/April 2013   PDF version Please find below the highlights of the Bretton Woods Update No. 85(March/April 2013). BRICS challenge IFIs: Out of the frying pan into the fire?  Large middle-income countries jointly initiated alternatives to the World Bank and IMF in March, but advocates are …

New Bretton Woods Update (No.84) Jan/Feb 2013 out now

  Bretton Woods Update No. 84   January/February 2013     PDF version | At Issue PDF | text version Please find below the highlights of the Bretton Woods Update No. 84(January/February 2013). We have also launched a new At Issue briefing, The World Bank on Jobs: a “significant departure” or “business as usual”? by Public World’s Brendan Martin.  forest …

Rio+20: negotiations falter amid deluge of corporate commitments

Rio+20: negotiations falter amid deluge of corporate commitments Businesses have announced a raft of commitments and unveiled numerous reports on sustainable development, as the Rio+20 negotiations enter their final phase. More >>> Sustainability reporting falling among large corporations Regulation is required to reverse a fall since 2008 in the percentage …

Chinese banks report on sustainability in 2011

SUSTAINABILITY IN CHINA’S FINANCIAL SECTOR 1. Chinese banks report on sustainability in 2011 As of mid-April, at least ten major Chinese banks had issued corporate social responsibility reports for 2011. These include Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Merchants Bank, Bank of Communications, Hua Xia Bank, …

Now Available ­ The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward

Now available – The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: a New Way Forward The G20 Research Group proudly announces its latest publication — “The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward” — published by Newsdesk Media. The publication, which provides background of the issues on the G20 agenda, offers insights …

ASRIA: Join Global Leaders on Sustainable Finance Sep 28-29, Hong Kong

Register here World-class Speakers on SRI Video FTV & Cleanbiz Features Stuart Leckie, HKRSA & more Sustainable Finance in Asia Awards VOTE & SAVE US$100 – Most Progressive Asset Owner Fabulous Gala Dinner Prizes include Four Seasons Resort Maldives 4 nights package and Garuda return tickets and resort stays Bali. …