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 …

Business Growth in an Era of Water Scarcity

webinar by Trucost and Ecolab,  17 February 2015, Arizona State University At our current pace of production, businesses will need 40 percent more water to feed, clothe and house two billion more middle class consumers in the next two decades. This conversation explores perspectives on strategies for making the business …

This month we’re announcing four executive programmes for the first half of 2015

AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2014 Para español haga clic aquí. Dear Friend: This month we’re announcing four executive programmes for the first half of 2015, and we’ve got other great uses of the Earth Charter and inspiring commitments from around the world. CONTENT Earth Charter Center offers four programmes in 2015 Inclusive Leadership …

MEDIA RELEASE: Time to re-engineer the UN Staff Pension Fund

Ethical Markets has long advocated the UN Pension Fund take the lead by re-structuring its portfolio in line with its employees ‘ values ! I recall my meeting in 1998 at the UN H.Q. with John Ruggie and Georg Kell , arranged for me by my friend Maurice Strong .I …

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere.

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather …

Paul Druckman wins IAB 2014 Personality of the Year for promoting the global adoption of Integrated Reporting

Ethical Markets congratulates Paul Druckman on this well-desreved Award , Hazel Henderson,Editor Paul Druckman wins IAB 2014 Personality of the Year for promoting the global adoption of Integrated Reporting 18 September 2014 – In recognition of his leadership of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and his work to promote the global …

News @NEON – New Observatory Director, new airborne data, and more

  Fall 2014  In this issue Observatory Director New airborne data available New higher education video on LiDAR data Construction updates Fall into Phenology 2014 NEON summer intern blogs Call for papers: Understanding uncertainty in remotely sensed vegetation data products New jobs in NEON science NEON hires new Observatory Director …

Criterion and Gender Lens Investing

  Dear friends, It was just over five years ago when Criterion began building the field of gender lens investing. Since then, we have worked with so many of you to create the reality of billions of dollars invested intentionally with a gender lens. Suzanne Biegel, Sarah Kaplan, and I …

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 …

GRI appoints Michael Meehan as new Chief Executive

Ethical Markets thanks Ernst Ligteringen for his leadership of GRI and congratulates successor , Michael  Meehan !  Hazel Henderson, Editor GRI Press release For immediate release, 22 July 2014 GRI appoints Michael Meehan as new Chief Executive AMSTERDAM, July 22, 2014 – The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) announced today that …