RIA News: PRI Purchases RI Academy

STAY CONNECTED       RIA Newsletter September 2014 RIA News   PRI Purchases RI Academy We are pleased to announce that the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has purchased the RI Academy. This acquisition will strengthen the RI Academy’s content, expand its scope, and raise the RI Academy’s …

Top 20 high-cost oil projects risk wasting $91 bln of investor cash

PRESS RELEASE  UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 15 AUGUST, 00.01 BST  Top 20 high-cost oil projects risk wasting $91 bln of investor cash  London, August 15, 2014 – The Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) today revealed some of the world’s most expensive future oil projects, which the biggest publicly listed oil companies are considering for development. Some of these projects require prices far exceeding today’s levels, and risk wasting $91 billion of investor cash over the next decade if taken into …

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE By Chrystia Freeland* Earlier this year, the most reliable way for a billionaire to make the headlines was to compare suggested tax increases to Nazi Germany. Lately, though, the more interesting shift in the politics of the plutocracy has been more genteel. There will …

[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 + …

Now Street: Crowdnetic Acquires NowStreet Journal and Strengthens its Management Team with Key Hire

NowStreet Journal Acquired Dear Readers: I’d just like to take this time to say thank you for your readership and continued support of NowStreet Journal. It has been an incredible experience both witnessing and documenting the transformation of our financial markets. But this is merely the beginning. As the popularity …

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 — …

New Metrics of Sustainable Business September 27-28, 2012

The Sustainable Brands community Issues in Focus: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business conference will explore the future of smarter business metrics. Ethical Markets is a media partner with correspondent Paul Glover, a pioneer of local development and sustainable communities, attending. This two-day event, in partnership with The Wharton School, …

Sustainable Investing: Establishing Long-Term Value and Performance

Investment Research Sustainable Investing: Establishing Long-Term Value and Performance June 14, 2012 Click here to download paper PDF / 1419.37 kB The evidence is compelling: Sustainable Investing can be a clear win for investors and for companies. However, many SRI fund managers, who have tended to use exclusionary screens, have …

Impact Investing in Asia: Judging Ventures & MBAs

IN THIS ISSUE: I. Impact Investments in Asia: Global ventures competing at GSVC; impact investing in Hong Kong emerging as a positive force for good II. New Metrics of Business Value: Surprising value from sustainability – for your CFO, CEO and teams III. Impact Investing – Academic Reports: Professors from …