Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels

Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels Stephen Heintz, left, with Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and Steven Rockefeller on Tuesday. Hiroko Masuike / The New York Times ·        Share ·          ·          By JOHN SCHWARTZ September 21, 2014 John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Southeast U.S. should prepare for wild weather from climate change, expert says

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Southeast U.S. should prepare for wild weather from climate change, expert says Posted: 14 Nov 2013 08:36 AM PST People who live in the southeastern united states should begin to prepare for more drastically changing weather conditions — everything from heat waves to …

CSR ASIA: Participate, network and learn from our speakers to explore key CSR issues and strategies across Asia.

HIGHLIGHTS 15% Early Bird Ends next Saturday! Participate, network and learn from our speakers to explore key CSR issues and strategies across Asia. Confirmed speakers from Coca-Cola, Standard Chartered Bank, New Britain Palm Oil Limited, Sompo Japan Insurance, Oxfam, Forest Peoples Programme, Shell, CLP Holdings, VSO, Rio Tinto, The Asia Foundation, …

Friends of the Earth: European Investments Assist Land Grabs for Palm Oil in Liberia

  European Investments Assist Land Grabs for Palm Oil in Liberia European funded palm oil expansion in Liberia linked to social and environmental damage Monday, 24 June 2013 Press Release European banks, pension funds and private equity funds have given financial assistance worth more than €450 million to Malaysian palm …

EIOPA, ABP, PFZW, ATP, Crédit Agricole, Ahold, Euroclear, IPE-Quest

                      Today’s top stories             EIOPA asks for more independence, ‘enhanced’ mandate   EUROPE – Chairman suggests partial financing of independent budget by levying fees on industry.   Read more…           …

European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda

                                                  Partner of  European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda Palm oil giant Wilmar International linked to community displacement and deforestation Brussels, May 21, 2013 European banks …

CSR Asia Weekly: The real price of cheap clothes / Sustainable palm oil agenda / Water Security

Vol. 9 Week 16 | 02 May 2013     HIGHLIGHT Corporate Community Investment Forum 2013, Singapore A pioneering forum which will give delegates access to the latest research and trends on corporate community investment in the Asean Region, with a specific focus on impact measurement. Click here for more details. CSR and the …

Tough battle ahead on EU energy efficiency law

Tough battle ahead on EU energy efficiency law Legislation to improve energy efficiency in the EU is facing a long, tough battle, with observers describing the draft law as bloated, ?a mess? and unlikely to pass. More >>> Carbon market value to slump in 2012 ? BNEF The value of …