New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014 ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT!!!

The industry’s premier crowd finance event. Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014 ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT!!! Visit: http://www.crowdfinance2014.co The conference will be held at Thomson Reuters’ Conference Center in Midtown Manhattan. Bringing together financial veterans, legal experts and industry leaders, the program features speakers from leading peer-lending marketplace platforms such as Prosper, OnDeck, Kabbage, …

CSR Asia Weekly: It’s all about (sustainability) strategy! / The real number of companies producing sustainability reports in Singapore

13 August, 2014   Pre-Summit Training – limited spots available This year our expert trainers will be leading 8 half day workshops covering a range of topics including supply chains, community investment, CSR strategy, inclusive business, water responsibility… Have you registered for your place yet? View the full list of training …

Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might

ISIS Report 28/07/14SiS ReviewEquality is Good for You########################RG Wilkinson and KE Pickett. The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better forEveryone. Penguin Books.  Pp 349 £9.99. ISBN 978-0-141-03236-8.Prof Peter Saunders:  Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might. It seems obvious that the way to improve the lot of most people in a …

Today’s News: What’s Stalling Switzerland?

  Wednesday, July 2, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:   What’s Stalling Switzerland?   How Tax Abuse and Human Rights are More Closely Related Than You Think     The Transfer Pricing Labyrinth   Three Reasons TTIP Needs Transparency                     …

Set for take-off in Singapore

IIRC Newsletter – April Edition <IR> set for take-off in Singapore singapore will soon have a roadmap for <IR> adoption, backed by a sound body of academic and empirical evidence, following the creation this month of a market-led <IR> steering committee.  “We are moving from concept to execution”, said Michael …

Green Futures: The Rise of Indoor Cropping

The Rise of Indoor Cropping   By Tess Riley  It’s commonly accepted that record food prices were one of the key triggers for the Arab Spring. This year in Zimbabwe, critical levels of crop failure put over two million people at risk of chronic malnutrition. Even a prosperous state like Singapore, …

Newnet: TRIG acquires 276MW wind, solar from RES

16 August 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet TRIG acquires 276MW wind, solar from RES PREMIUM German development bank KfW Ipex provides $59.6m for Canadian wind farm Latest on NewNet Asian companies pick up pace on solar and wind deals. Find out more with a New Energy World Network premium …

Impact Quarterly: Investing in Inclusion through Market Transformation

June 2013 As always, the Impact Forum ended with the wonderful elated feeling of ‘we can do it’ and ‘we can make it happen’. Of course ‘it’ in this case is sustainable development. With the theme of ‘Investing in Inclusion’, Impact Forum 2013 brought together over 500 participants from over …

WRI Digest: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future, Bonn Climate Talks

  WRI Digest The Great Balancing Act: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future. How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? Answering it requires a “great balancing act” of three needs – all …