Novethic Research: Looking for measuring ESG investment performance

Looking for measuring ESG investment performance 18 February 2013. For the first time, Novethic has analysed the SRI performance indicators developed by some asset managers and a handful of asset owners. The aim is to measure, for example, whether socially responsible investment contributes to generating fewer carbon emissions, creating more …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Namita Vikas, President and Chief Sustainability Officer, YES BANK, Mumbai, India

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Namita Vikas, President and Chief Sustainability Officer, YES BANK, Mumbai, India – February 15, 2013 By Geoffrey on February 15, 2013 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).”  The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging …

Introducing ASrIA’s new General Manager, Global Sustainable Investment Alliance finds US$13.6tn in global sustainable investment assets

   “ Our congratulations to Jessica Robinson  and to  ASrIA  !    Hazel Henderson, Editor  “ Thanks, Hazel The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) releases its e-Bulletin for February 2013.  Read the latest ASrIA e-Bulletin.   Highlights include: Jessica Robinson takes the helm as ASrIA’s new General …

LP-GP Forum: Clean Energy & Sustainability

  The most active investors in renewable energy, cleantech and sustainability will be gathering in London on 12 February at the 5th annual LP-GP Forum: Clean Energy & Sustainability The Forum, which is hosted by New Energy World Network and AltAssets, has effectively established itself as a pre-eminent ‘networking club’ for the …

“UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges” from IPE News, Jan. 17

  UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges   UK – OFT probe comes as part of ‘growing focus’ on fees, pension association says.   Read more…         European Parliament approves new rules for ratings agencies   Equities, corporate bonds drive returns for Austrian …

15th Edition of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

On Friday, December 28, 2012 Emerging Markets ESG published the 15th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).   To download the database, please visit the research page of the Emerging Markets ESG internet portal.  Click Here to Visit  The Partners for Financial …

Mercer’s Responsible Investment Update

ISSUE 22 – BACK TO BASICS EDITION Dear Responsible Investment subscriber, We are pleased to share with you the latest edition of our Responsible Investment Update, a global review highlighting important new resources and reports about integrating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) considerations into investment decision-making processes. This month, …

European asset owners: implementing more formal ESG practices to protect against long-term risks

4 December 2012 – Novethic is releasing the results of its annual survey on the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria by European asset owners, conducted with the support of BNP Paribas Investment Partners. Novethic surveyed 115 executives from the leading financial institutions in 11 countries, managing a …

Key Metrics Series: Combined CEO/Chair

Key Metrics Series | Combined CEO/Chair Our Combined CEO/Chair metric helps identify companies the board has chosen to fill the roles of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board with the same individual. Investors may wish to examine the circumstances surrounding these companies’ choice of board structure to determine …

Interview With Ji-won Shi, Head, Eco-Frontier Sustainable Finance Center, Seoul, South Korea

Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).”  The series is now in its second year.   Each interview “Five Questions about SRI” features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a …