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 …

Impact Capitalism Summit – April 29-30, 2014 – Union League Club of Chicago

  Learn how to deploy capital to make a positive impact while still maximizing returns Conference Overview Watershed Capital Group is pleased to host the Impact Capitalism Summit on April 29-30, 2014 at the Union League Club of Chicago. The Summit is an excellent forum to develop relationships, to gain …

Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Bulletin – Vol. 88 No. 4 – Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity – Final Summary

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Global Reporting Initiative launches Focal Point for a more sustainable Africa

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: Friday 22 February 2013 Global Reporting Initiative launches Focal Point for a more sustainable Africa The Global Reporting Initiative will officially launch its Focal Point South Africa at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange next week, with a mission to make sustainability reporting standard practice for companies …

Ethical Markets Congratulates Nell Minow for the well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award and we are proud to have her on our Advisory Board , Hazel Henderson, Editor

The Mainstreaming of Common Sense: Nell’s Lifetime Achievement By Lev Janashvili Last week, at the fifth annual Corporate Governance Awards ceremony in New York, Nell Minow received a Lifetime Achievement Award fromCorporate Secretary magazine. Several JPMorgan Directors Long Serving and Well Paid By Sonja Ryst Several directors who are reportedly reviewing …

We’ve got RI, ESG and CSR: now it’s time for Strategically Aware Investing!

Everyone seems to be clamouring for more “mainstreaming” but, says Matthew Kiernan, the terminology is holding us back. The enormous confusion and conflation among acronyms (ESG, RI, SRI, CSR, SI) has resulted in their stigmatization by mainstream asset owners, advisors and managers. Words matter, and if sustainability concerns could be shorn of their historical, …

PRESS RELEASE: A substantial funding gap for climate action under the next EU Financial Framework, new report warns

For immediate release: A substantial funding gap for climate action under the next EU Financial Framework, new report warns The next 2014-2020 EU Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF) represents an important opportunity to accelerate the public and private investment needed to tackle climate change, potentially €270 billion a year in the …