Five Questions about ESG Sovereign Debt Rating – Special Interview with Pascale Sagnier, Head of ESG Thematic Research, AXA Investment Managers, Paris, France – May 6, 2013

By Geoffrey on May 6, 2013 On the first Monday of each month Emerging Markets ESG publishes a special interview with an academic, expert or practitioner about a specific topic with relevance to environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) issues. This month’s interview, the 14th interview in the special interview series, is about ESG Sovereign Debt …

The City and the Common Good: Good Money – 7th May at St Paul’s Cathedral

Dear Friends, Thank you to all those who joined us for the first debate in our series, held in conjunction with CCLA, entitled ‘The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we want?’. The event was attended by around 750 people, and the attached seminar a week …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Solutions Expo at Sustainable Brands 2013 to Spotlight Industry Leading Tools and Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katherine Arnett Saatchi & Saatchi S 415.871.2005 [email protected] Solutions Expo at Sustainable Brands 2013 to Spotlight Industry Leading Tools and Resources BMW i, SAP, HP among over 2,000 attending Conference & Expo showcasing product/service solutions as examples of brand innovation for sustainability SAN FRANCISCO, California, April …

Is American Nonviolence Possible?

        Is American Nonviolence Possible?   By TODD MAY* – The New York Times The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence. – Martin Luther King Jr.   We are steeped in violence.   This past week was of course a searing reminder: Monday’s bombing …

Envision Solar Announces Full Year 2012 Financial Results; Provides Business Update and Outlook For 2013

Envision Solar Announces Full Year 2012 Financial Results; Provides Business Update and Outlook for 2013 SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2013 — Envision Solar International, Inc. (EVSI: OTCQB) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), a manufacturer and designer of unique, architecturally accretive, renewable energy systems, today announced results for the three and …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News :Genetic analysis saves major apple-producing region of Washington state

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Genetic analysis saves major apple-producing region of Washington state Acoustic monitoring of Atlantic cod reveals clues to spawning behavior Computer simulations yield clues to how cells interact with surroundings When a gene is worth two: Same gene fulfills different biological roles in plants Invasive species: Understanding …

Martin Ping joins EMM Advisory Board for Ethical Biomimicry

Martin Ping is the Executive Director of Hawthorne Valley Association and has been there for than 20 years. During that time he has taught practical arts inthe High School served as director of facilities at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, and served as project manager on several million dollars of new …

Study: Less Turnover, Better Performance at Firms Well-Rated by GMI

February 8, 2013 Study: Less Turnover, Better Performance at Firms Well-Rated by GMI By Kimberly Gladman GMI Ratings seeks to analyze board quality based on publicly available information-principally proxy disclosures about directors’ qualifications, biographies, and their relationships to the company and each other. But, skeptics often note, board discussions happen …

ACCO Publishes Report on Corporate Trends in Climate Governance

Climate change governance is an increasingly important issue as more organizations are becoming mature in their climate change strategies. While best practices in some areas have emerged, there is little consensus on the most effective way to govern climate change within an organization. This report examines data publicly reported to …

‘Inclusive Innovation’ Offers Opportunity for the Financial Sector to Grow and Re-engage with Society: New Report

“Backing into the Future of Finance Looking Through the Rearview Mirror !” This report is a cautious, status quo view, somewhat behind the curve . Hazel Henderson, Editor” Embargo: 09:00 EST, December 16 2011 ‘Inclusive Innovation’ Offers Opportunity for the Financial Sector to Grow and Re-engage with Society: New Report …