World’s Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal

UNSG Climate Summit  2014 World’s Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal    BlackRock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche, South African GEPF, Australian CFSGAM, Cathay Financial Holdings among nearly 350 investors urging heads of state to take strong action on climate change   For more …

Flourish & Prosper Global Forum October 15-17

EVENT: Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit WHAT: This dynamic 2 1?2-day summit, hosted by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, brings together leading business executives, management scholars, policymakers and others from around the world to explore …

Global assessment of best practices in green growth reveals pathways for success

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-5                                                                                         1 …

Power Forward 2.0: How American Companies Are Setting Clean Energy Targets and Capturing Greater Business Value

Report from Ceres, WWF, Calvert Investments and David Gardiner and Associates, 2014   Clean energy has entered the mainstream at the world’s largest corporations. In this report, the second in the Power Forward series, we expand upon the analysis of clean energy and climate targets from the U.S. Fortune 100 …

UNEP FI Newsletter / March – April 2014 – Climate Science

   Members | Publications | Events | Training | About It is a delight to write this newsletter after two months in the role as Director and with the benefit of early insight into the workings of UNEP FI, the broader UNEP and UN environment, and with the extremely useful direct feedback from our …

[HIP] VOTE for People as an Asset; RSVP for Compelling Events in Impact Investing

  IN THIS ISSUE: I.  Upcoming HIP and Impact Investing Events: Join These Exciting Events & Hear from the HIP experts at many of them II.   Going Fossil-Fuel Free in Your Portfolio?: More Investors are quantifying future risk, especially from the carbon inefficiency of fossil-fuel firms; learn and watch recent HIP …

Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future

Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future Italian Finance Minister Saccomanni and Unilever CEO Polman to attend IFAD Governing Council Rome, 17 February 2014 – As the international delegates from its 172 farmers for the future we want” in recognition of this year’s United Nations International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). …

ACEEE:Examining the Net Savings Issue: A National Survey of State Policies and Practices

NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]   202.507.4043 Examining the Net Savings Issue: A National Survey of State Policies and Practices    How much energy savings resulted from a given energy efficiency program? This is the fundamental question that program evaluators have faced since the days of the very …

Following Tradition: Top Examples of Indigenous Knowledge Preserving Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services

    UN Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services      Following Tradition:  Top Examples of Indigenous Knowledge Preserving Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services   IPBES experts cite importance of ‘co-production’ of information with indigenous people With the planet losing species 100 to 1,000 times faster than the natural extinction rate, …

New Documentary on Transforming Finance from the Finance Lab

We are excited to announce thelaunch our new documentary – Transforming Finance.  Get a sneak preview – watch the trailer here.  The film will be available online from 4th December. The film brings together the voices of change from across the financial system such as economist John Kay, Andy Haldane of the Bank …