RIA News: PRI Purchases RI Academy

STAY CONNECTED       RIA Newsletter September 2014 RIA News   PRI Purchases RI Academy We are pleased to announce that the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has purchased the RI Academy. This acquisition will strengthen the RI Academy’s content, expand its scope, and raise the RI Academy’s …

PRI Webinar: Carbon emissions – Understanding, managing and reporting

25 July 2014 Financial institutions are increasingly required to provide information about the steps they are taking to protect themselves – and their stakeholders – from investments exposed to systemic carbon and climate change risks. This webinar provides practical insights into how investors can identify and manage risks concealed in …

Military Needs To Plan For Impact Of Climate Change: Briefing For Defence Sector Highlights Threats To Peace And Security

Whether risks emerge from human aggression or other factors, the core mission of national military forces is to provide protection from threats to security. Climate Change is multiplying threats to peace and stability, forcing military leaders everywhere to adapt strategic planning. A briefing published today summarises security-related findings of the Intergovernmental …

UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability

Ethical Markets welcomes this initiative!  Hazel Henderson, Editor Media Release     UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a  New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability   Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability Geneva, 16 June 2014 – Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability, a …

New MoU drives momentum in corporate reporting

New MoU drives momentum in corporate reporting International Integrated Reporting Council and Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings pledge to work together to enhance quality of corporate reporting and ratings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 31 March 2014 – The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) have signed a Memorandum of …

The Green Economy Barometer

We at ethical markets are members of the Green Economy Coalition and are happy to  present this new Green Economy Barometer which complements our own Green Transition Scoreboard® , which measures private investments worldwide since 2007,  Hazel Henderson, editor Dear friends,   How are governments, north and south, responding to …

The Day That The Change Became Real

Posted on September 28, 2013 by restorativeleadership by Seana Steffen, Restorative Leadership Institute “We are history, you and I today… the day that the change became real.” With humility and earthy grace, Casey Camp-Horinek of the Ponca tribe invoked blessings of hope from the four directions as the International Women’s Earth and Climate …

WRI Digest

                     WRI Digest 4 Issues to Watch as COP 19 Wraps Up. The world beyond the unfccc cop 19 negotiations looms large – both with challenges and with promise. It’s an important reminder of the stakes inside the negotiating venue. Photo: Official Opening Plenary at the Caring for Climate …

Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013

A report from the CDP   Executive Summary Businesses increasingly face the dual risks of climate and policy shocks. How companies build and demonstrate their resilience to these climate risks has important implications for their reputation with their stakeholders and for the value of their businesses. It is for these …

PositiveMoney: The Gap Between the Rich and the Rest of Us

  The gap between the very richest and the rest of us has increased continuously over the last thirty years. Did you know that top 10% of population earns on average 6 times more than the bottom 90%? Many factors contribute to this growing gap, but one of the most significant is least understood: the …