Seeking the best SRI and Corporate Governance analysts in the world

Extel WeConvene and www.sri-connect.com announce that the IRRI 2014 Survey is now open for voting and that this year’s search for the best SRI & Corporate Governance analysts in the world is now underway. The IRRI 2014 survey (Independent Research in Responsible Investment) identifies and rewards the SRI and Corporate …

PRI LAUNCHES MONTRÉAL CARBON PLEDGE

PRI LAUNCHES MONTRÉAL CARBON PLEDGE Fiona Reynolds, Christiana Figueres and Martin Skancke at PRI in Person in Montréal. This week, ahead of the UN Summit on Climate Change in New York, we saw strong support across the globe for more decisive initiatives to respond to climate change. To underscore the …

New research on IR highlights major breakthroughs for business, and better engagement with investors

Integrated Reporting impacts market behaviour  New research on <IR> highlights major breakthroughs for business, and better engagement with investors Under embargo until 9.30am (CEST – Madrid) Wednesday 24 September 2014 – Two research studies released today demonstrate the significant changes to behaviour triggered by Integrated Reporting <IR>. They reveal strong evidence of positive …

Campaign Lab 3: Return Of The Movement

Applications Open – Campaign Lab 3 Campaign Lab 3: Return Of The Movement Big news! Applications are now open for Campaign Lab – our 6 month training programme for economic, environmental and social justice campaigners. The programme is run by a collaboration between The Finance Innovation Lab, New Economics Foundation and Public Interest …

May media monitor for you: 5 stories in the Financial Times!!! + WashPost, EnvFinance, BusinessGreen, EnergyPost, CNBC, Bloomberg, ABC Australia

Financial Times, Climate change is a business problem(link is external), Mike Scott Probably the most interesting green bonds article of this month is one by Mike Scott of Financial Times. Written in the perspective of the UN IPCC report calling for a drastic action needed in order to avoid catastrophic temperatures …

British Medical Association Ends Fossil Fuel Investments

The British Medical Association (BMA), the trade union and professional association of British doctors, has decided to end its investment in fossil fuels. One of the reasons stated was the irony of medical organizations investing in the fossil fuel industry which damages public health, and the medical industry’s purpose is to …

PRESS RELEASE: As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk

Press Release     As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk     Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development London, 27 June 2014 – A ground-breaking alliance between the United Nations and insurance companies from across the globe today launched …

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 …

SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets

  SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets   In order to inform the deliberations of the tenth session of the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group (OWG) on sustainable development goals (SDGs), 31 March – 4 April 2014, stakeholder forum has compiled a number of goals and corresponding targets from stakeholder proposals housed …

State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay for it

ethical markets  research  confirms the 15 global challenges  identified by the Millennium Project  and  our Editor Hazel Henderson serves on the Project’s Planning Committee and provided  some early grants .   State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay …