Tessa Tennant, Sustainable Investing Pioneer on Several Continents, Wins Annual Joan Bavaria Award

Ethical Markets congratulates our advisory board member Tessa Tennant for winning the Joan Bavaria Award for building sustainability into the capital markets. Tessa Tennant, Sustainable Investing Pioneer on Several Continents, Wins Annual Joan Bavaria Award Submitted by: Ceres Posted: Apr 24, 2012 – 06:30 PM EST BOSTON, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ …

Ending Quarterly Capitalism

http://www.forbes.com/sites/mindylubber/2012/02/21/ending-quarterly-capitalism/ www.ceres.org Ending Quarterly Capitalism By Mindy Lubber Quarterly capitalism – a system that drives far too many CEOs, directors, investors, and analysts to focus on short-term performance and return on investment – is on a collision course with reality. In the risk/reward equation that fundamentally drives capitalism, the majority …

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower Mindy Lubber hits the nail on the head this week with her power-of-many essay. Lubber — president of the nonprofit group Ceres, which is holding its annual conference this week in our hometown of Oakland, Calif. — looks at how companies like Timberland …

Decline in U.S. Mutual Funds’ Support of Climate-Related Shareholder Resolutions in 2010, New Report Finds

Support Split Among Leaders and Laggards, with TIAA-CREF, Wells Fargo Leading on Voting Support and Vanguard, State Street Failing to Support Any Climate-Related Resolutions April 8, 2011 BOSTON – U.S. mutual funds’ proxy voting patterns for climate-related shareholder resolutions are not keeping pace with the escalating risks associated with climate …