Announcement: IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications

IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, governance and financial performance and …

The SRI Conference

The SRI Conference  – on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, we are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Now in our 27th year, The SRI Conference continues to …

EthicMark® GEMS Celebrates Love for People and Planet on Valentine’s Day

For Immediate Release EthicMark® GEMS standard highlights human science-created diamonds and gems while protecting people, planet, profit St. Augustine, Fl, February 10, 2016 ~ “Beautiful jewelry on Valentine’s Day does not have to hurt Mother Nature,” says Hazel Henderson, founder of Ethical Markets and creator of the EthicMark® GEMS Standard. …

Weekly blog: TfL’s £400m green transport bond big success / China’s first on the way / first M&A green bond for Senvion / NIB back in market with SEK 1bn ($116m) 5yr / littlies from EBRD, World Bank, City of StPaul, Mytrah Energy / + gossip

Development Bank issuance Nordic Investment Bank issues its third green bond (SEK 1bn ($116m), 5 yr, 0.155%, AAA)  Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has issued a SEK 1bn ($116m) green bond, its third SEK denominated green bond issuance (they call them Nordic Environmental Bonds – NEBs). The bond has a 5 …

Thought Leader Amory Lovins Joins Ceres Conference 2015 Lineup

 Amory Lovins: Featured Keynote Speaker at Ceres Conference 2015   Thought Leader Amory Lovins Joins Ceres Conference 2015 Lineup We are excited to announce that Amory Lovins, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute and a global thought leader on energy issues, will be joining us as a keynote speaker at …

Alternative Energy Portfolio Gives Back Gains

  Alternative Energy Companies A financial newsletter focusing on high quality stock picks Solar Wind Alternative Fuels Efficiency Environmental Smart Grid Alternative Energy Portfolio Gives Back Gains Posted: 4/10/2015 The Roen Financial Report Paradigm Portfolio has given back some of its gains, down 9% from the high reached a year …

The Core Mission of Crowdfinance

Let’s talk Reg A+, liquidity, data bubbles & the heart of crowdfinance The Core Mission of Crowdfinance March 10, 2015 By Dara Albright I spend many waking hours advocating for crowdfinance and preaching about the economic repercussions of an unjust financial system that inhibits entrepreneurs from procuring growth capital and …

China’s Trina Solar goes for a convertible solar bond: US$100m, 5yr, 4% coupon. It’s a challenging market environment for solar but the bonds keep coming.

China’s Trina Solar is issuing US$100m of convertible bonds with 5-year tenor and 4% annual coupon, with semi-annual payments. An extra US$15m could be raised, as Trina has given the underwriters a 1-month window to buy additional bonds. Guess they are waiting to gauge demand. Underwriters are Deutsche Bank, Barclays, and Credit Suisse, with Roth Capital Partners as …

The Energy Collective – Roundup

Is Global Clean Energy Investment at a Tipping Point? Posted: 02 Oct 2014 09:00 AM PDT Last week, amidst the United Nations Climate Summit and historic climate march, many governments, investors, and financial institutions took the opportunity to make big announcements about their investment in the future of clean energy. …