Investor Statement re: Green Bonds & Climate Bonds

UN CLIMATE SUMMIT 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 We, the undersigned signatories to this statement, represent asset owners, investment managers and individual funds managing a combined Two Trillion Dollars of assets. We are substantial investors in the $100 trillion  global bond market. We understand: That climate change poses a significant risk to …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc ‘ Financial News – ‘It’s not easy being green’  Article talks about lack of regulations concerning what qualifies as ‘green’ in the context of …

The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report

  We recently launched  “The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report.”  together with five sustainable practices in developing coutires. Giants like Mars, Unilever, Starbucks, Nestle and McDonalds are among the firms investing in new approaches to help them understand what makes the segments now integrate no less than 435 sustainability. Some of these are a response to …

Green Biz Forum, Feb 18-20

For 2014 we’re planning something very special indeed… Success is all about the power of partnerships — internal, external, supply chain, NGO, public-private, and all the rest. The tasks are simply too big (and the resources too small) to go it alone.   The 2014 GreenBiz Forum brings together GreenBiz …

Join us at the 2014 Ceres Conference!

  The Future is Now Join us and more than 600 sustainability leaders at the Ceres Conference 2014 April 30th – May 1st in Boston to celebrate Ceres’s 25th anniversary and build a sustainable global economy. Register today to take advantage of our early registration rates! Check out the Conference Program Throughout the …

Future 500 Newsletter: COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS

Join us on November 6th for our Open House in San Francisco   Future 500 Newsletter October 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS   Join us on November 6th at our new San Francisco office. Cocktail with our team and board, relax with a glass of wine and …

BSR Conference: The Power of Networks

Every year at the BSR Conference, I spend valuable time interacting one-on-one with participants and speakers. While each Conference is unique, attendees give me three reasons why they return year after year. 1. Network with Peers The ability to network with leaders in sustainability at the BSR Conference is unparalleled. Participants take advantage of the …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness A discussion paper on competitiveness and energy efficiency published by eceee today argues that the EU debate wrongly focuses on high energy prices rather than looking at strategies for getting the costs down. The paper explores how energy efficiency …