Integrated Reporting: Integrated Reporting Unlocks the Power of Business

In this issue: Hear an investor’s perspective on <IR> from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s Susana Penarrubia. Learn about Prudential Financial’s <IR> journey.  Read about our recent Pilot Programme Conference. That’s not all: you can learn how <IR> relates to the G8 and more!   IIRC Newsletter – July Issue …

Responsible Investor: There is such thing as a free lunch …. and free ideas … presented by free-thinking speakers … FOR FREE!

There is such thing as a free lunch …. and free ideas … presented by free-thinking speakers … FOR FREE! At the ESG Finance Lab, June 29-30 during ESG Finance Week at St Andrews University, Scotland. ESG Finance Lab is a weekend of blue-skies thinking, discussion and networking among respected ESG professionalsdownload PDF. Hear the following speakers talk on their chosen subjects: …

As G8 leaders meet for summit focused on increasing transparency, 150 business leaders and investors gather to advance a market-led solution

As G8 leaders meet for summit focused on increasing transparency, 150 business leaders and investors gather to advance a market-led solution   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As G8 leaders meet for summit focused on increasing transparency, 150 business leaders and investors gather to advance a market-led solution (London, Frankfurt June 18, 2013) – …

Novethic Research: Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses

Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses Paris, 18 June 2013.  Novethic, a research centre, has published a pioneering study looking at the influence that responsible investors can exert by refusing to invest in multinationals involved in human rights violations. Blacklists published by 19 Northern European investors managing €1.5 trillion …

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…           …

Mercer’s Responsible Investment Update: Professional Interest Heating Up Around Climate Change

IN ISSUE 23: MAY 2013 Professional Interest Heating Up Around Climate Change Considering ESG Risk in Credit Analysis and Corporate Bond Portfolios International Codes and Conventions: Are Pension Funds Still Missing in Action? Maximizing Investment Outcomes from Indigenous Settlements Inspiration Profile: Jane Ambachtsheer 2013 up in Lights – Team Press …

Conference Spotlight : Aboriginal Communities and Extractives Industy: Is Conflict Inevitable?

Conflict between Aboriginal communities and resource companies can and does happen. And there is no shortage of high profile examples, whether it’s Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline, Barrick’s Pascua-Lama mine in Chile or lawsuits brought against Hudbay for alleged human rights violations in Guatemala. But there is another side to this …

Press advisory — Specialist fund manager appointed to prestigious UN role

We at Ethical Markets  congratulate   Matthew J. Kiernan ,PhD.  for this  well -deserved   appointment   and  congratulate UNEP-FI for this brilliant choice .     Dr  Kiernan is a member of our Advisory Board  – Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief   PRESS ADVISORY For Immediate Release Specialist Fund Manager Appointed to Prestigious United Nations Role …

Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Active shareholders do vote – but in favour of what?

      Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Active shareholders do vote – but in favour of what? The Inrate Sustainability Breakfast on April16th in Zurich and on April 25th in Geneva received again high approval. On the Inrate website, you will now find a short summary of the event as well as these documents: …

520 Insights about SRI – Article about the Second Year of the Interview Series, “Five Questions about SRI” – Published on Emerging Markets ESG on Friday, March 22, 2013

Title:     Second Year of Emerging Markets ESG Series “Five Questions about SRI” Spans the Globe   Subtitle:    Hazel Henderson, president and founder of Ethical Markets, Tim Nash, Sustainability Research Coordinator, Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director and many of our colleagues have had the opportunity to contribute to Emerging Markets …