Focus on the Global South Newsletter: World Trade Organization’s free trade jeopardized people’s rights

In this edition of Focus on the Global South Newsletter, we revisit the Asian Development Bank’s role in the ‘privatization’ of Asia and how the World Trade Organization’s free trade and investment policies have jeopardized people’s rights and the environment.  Through its growth strategy, ADB continues to promote privatization and create …

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 …

G20 Employment Task Force Kicks Off With ‘64 Million Jobs’ Challenge To Prevent Double Dip Recession – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine G20 Employment Task Force Kicks Off With ‘64 Million Jobs’ Challenge To Prevent Double Dip Recession Brussels, 15 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international union movement has warned the first meeting of the G20 Task Force on Employment in Mexico City that a failure …

Aled Jones Joins Mercer’s Responsible Investment Team

Aled Jones Joins Mercer’s Responsible Investment Team Jane Ambachtsheer welcomes Aled Jones to the team and discusses what he is looking forward to working on in his new role. Stewardship Codes – An Emerging Global Phenomenon In addition to the UK Stewardship Code, principle-based codes have been developed in a …