PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”

PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”     PRESS RELEASE—   ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”   responsible investment charity ShareAction and the Climate Bonds Initiative have produced an investor briefing on green …

A new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital:

  October 9, 2014 Here’s your Heartland E-Journal Thursday Morning Espresso!  This morning we bring you a new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital: Economic Impact Investors’ Corner Workers’ capital is the retirement savings and pension funds invested in global capital markets to provide long-term financial returns to worker …

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com Big Money Looking For Green Investments Posted: 26 Sep 2014 07:18 AM PDT Sean Kidney Climate Finance session at UN Summit is electric.  Insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green …

Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds

  Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds It’s the day after the UN Climate Summit party in New York. Yes I do feel as if I’m hungover; but it …

MEDIA RELEASE: Time to re-engineer the UN Staff Pension Fund

Ethical Markets has long advocated the UN Pension Fund take the lead by re-structuring its portfolio in line with its employees ‘ values ! I recall my meeting in 1998 at the UN H.Q. with John Ruggie and Georg Kell , arranged for me by my friend Maurice Strong .I …

IASB, average premiums, UK select committee, DNB, smart beta, PFA, Norway, SpenceJohnson

TODAY’S TOP STORIES IASB mounts charm offensive to address concerns of UK investors Accounting board expresses sympathy for concerns voiced over use of prudence under revised conceptual framework Ditching average Dutch premium selfish and short-sighted, says legal expert UK pension reforms motivated by tax, alleges influential committee chair European institutions …

Dutch FTK, Denmark, Bank of England, Finland, IORP II, Armenia, KID

TODAY’S TOP STORIES Revised FTK will provide ‘clear rules’ on indexation, reduce contribution volatility Revised framework criticised by industry for offering insufficient improvement on prior drafts, resembling nominal contract Danish government considers launch of pensions commission UK central bank weighs in on asset manager systemic risk debate German pension association …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion LSFA: Building a financial hackerspace in 3 phases Posted: 30 Mar 2014 03:41 PM PDT     Over the last 5 years I’ve been working on ways to break down the oppressive wall of mystique that shrouds global finance, and to experiment with methods …

IP&E – Industry welcomes IORP II despite concerns over risk-evaluation rules

  TODAY’S TOP STORIES Industry welcomes IORP II despite concerns over risk-evaluation rules Commentators voice concerns that risk-evaluation rules could lead to quantitative measures ‘through the back door’ IORP II to require assessment of environmental, resource risk of investments UK pensions industry cautiously welcomes charge-cap proposal Dutch schemes at risk …