19 Notable Green Bonds Media Stories — June 2014

Compiled by Sean Kidney of the Climate Bonds Initiative www.climatebonds.net Includes WSJ, Global Capital, Boursorama and more Lots of coverage this month. We’ve divided stories into six topics: Green Property Criteria, Calls for Standards and Clarity, Market Analysis and Market Growth. Green Property Criteria Coverage following the opening of the Public Consultation …

Surprised by Asset Managers’ Passion For ESG

By Peter Lynch, November 2013 EMM Green Transition Scoreboard® Advisor, Wall Street Security Analyst  “Ethical Markets is proud to welcome veteran solar energy investor PETER LYNCH to our Advisory Board.  Peter attended the Responsible Investor meeting ESG in the Asset Manager Selection Process, in New York City, October 18th.  We …

ESG in the Asset Manger Selection Process – New York

Responsible Investor upcoming seminar provides valuable information for asset management firms to get selected more frequently by pension funds. Responsible Investor’s ESG in the Asset Manager Selection Process seminar, taking place in New York on Friday, October 18th will feature presentations from some of North America’s largest asset owners and most …

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: …

Webinar Invitation: Sustainability & New Approaches to Index, June 6th

  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. (GMT) Sustainability & New Ways to Index   Speakers and Moderators:   Dr. Paul Cox  Senior Lecturer University of BirminghamAcademic Advisor NEST Corporation     Guido Guise, PhD Head of Indices  RobecoSAM     Moderator:    Hugh Wheelan Managing Editor Responsible Investor For …

GMI Ratings in the News: Corporate Governance, Forensic Accounting

In the News Executive Compensation, Combined CEO/Chair 5/3/13 — 1 Way This Company Squanders Your Investment — Motley Fool “Want to destroy billions in shareholder value and still get 75% of your bonus? Consider working at AT&T (NYSE: T), or another company with combined CEO and chairman roles.” 5/1/13 — …

RESPONSIBLE INVESTOR , January 15: ESG news from around the web

  RI Alert – January 15th, 2013 RI Extra: › Illinois lawsuit says United Airlines runs ‘sham’ to evade tax ? Reuters › Tidal Energy Can Meet 20 Percent Of UK Electricity Needs, Report Says ? Yale Environment 360 › Poll: Europeans overwhelmingly favour renewables over shale gas ? Business Green › UK: FTSE100 …

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 …

Final Report of the Kay Review Launched Today – read the NSFM response

Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, ‘Final Report of the Kay Review Launched Today – read the NSFM response; Rob Lake on getting serious about long-term responsible investment; Andrew Clearfield on corporate misbehaviour‘ Later on today (23 July) Professor John Kay will be launching the final …