EMM Spring Gathering Focuses on Opportunities Others Are Missing

Rosalinda Sanquiche, Partner and Executive Director, ethical markets media Ethical Markets® Media hosted the Finding Ethical Alpha Conference in St. Augustine, FL, May 12-13, 2014. Designed with Stuart Williams of Endobility, the focus was on guiding the world’s significant asset allocators to use environmental and humanitarian risk/return metrics and screens …

Future Prosperity (value) driven by a focus on People and Planet

    Conference Series on Finding Ethical Alpha Building Task Force to Set the Course for Future Alternative investments PURPOSE Guide world’s significant asset allocators to embrace long-term value investing across all asset  classes.  Not another effort  to allocate 1% or 5% of portfolios to ESR, SRI, TBL or Impact, rather …

[HIP] 3 Ways to Reduce Risk in Your Portfolio; HIP100’s 4th Birthday; Illuminating Events

    IN THIS ISSUE: I. Building a Forward-Looking Portfolio and a Better World; 4 Years of the HIP100:  The HIP100 Portfolio now has a 4-year track record. See how a HIP-weighted approach can add resiliency, increase positive benefit for society and seek to realize your goals for potential impact + …

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 …

The Challenge of Institutional Investment in Renewable Energy

David Nelson and Brendan Pierpont, Climate Policy Initiative, March 2013             Available via Creative Commons A move toward renewable energy sources will require significant long-term, low-cost investment. Policymakers, faced with fiscal constraints and a still-recovering financial system, have begun to look to institutional investors – principally pension funds and insurance …

Investors respond to conclusion of UN Climate Change conference in Durban

NEWS RELEASE IIGCC responds to conclusion of UN Climate Change conference in Durban London, December 11, 2011 In response to the conclusion of the United Nations Climate Change conference in Durban, Stephanie Pfeifer, Executive Director of The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) said: “Climate negotiators have taken a …

A window into the future: Understanding and predicting longevity – Swiss Re

Latest White Papers A window into the future: Understanding and predicting longevity – Swiss Re Risk – Based Indexation – Lyxor Risk-Return Analysis Of Dynamic Investment Strategies – Lyxor Strategic Asset Allocation – Lyxor IPE Invesco European Institutional Asset Management Survey 2011 ING Clarion Real Estate Securities – Real Estate …

3 New Loans, Moving Your Money, and America’s Best Brownies!

Inspiration from Bank Transfer Day November 5 was Bank Transfer Day, an initiative asking motivated individuals to move their funds from large commercial banks to community banks and credit unions. We’re excited to see a grassroots movement like this, reaching tens of thousands of people (over 70,000 people posted on …

A window into the future: Understanding and predicting longevity – Swiss Re

Lyxor Asset Management Risk-Based Indexation Strategic Asset Allocation Risk-Return Analysis of Dynamic Investment Strategies Latest White Papers A window into the future: Understanding and predicting longevity – Swiss Re Risk – Based Indexation – Lyxor Risk-Return Analysis Of Dynamic Investment Strategies – Lyxor Strategic Asset Allocation – Lyxor IPE Invesco …

IPE.com News: Financial transaction tax, quantitative easing, PIC, Mercer, Shariah-compliant investment, Punter Southall, ABI

We at Ethical Markets Media(USA and Brazil)  support a financial transaction tax .This proposal for a tax of .01% is much less that the Latin American Countries proposed at the UN, but it’s a start and might begin to curb high-frequency trading  and some of the volatility it causes, while …