Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey

Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey From Ernst & Young and Institutional Investor Over the past few years, corporations have started to report more non-financial information, including data on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Whether driven by regulation, a desire for market advantage, or to meet the needs …

The Nature of Investing by Katherine Collins… a Review

“Thanks to colleague Ben Bingham for this review of the new book The Nature of Investing from Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Katherine Collins, Honeybee Capital.”  ~Editor The Nature of Investing by Katherine Collins… a Review You might ask why a very successful professional at the top of her game might leave …

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Focus on gender issues and fossil fuel subsidies

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Focus on gender issues and fossil fuel subsidies The latest articles on nordicway.org focus on the coupling of development aid with climate policy and on gender issues as an integral part of the green growth agenda. Dec 20, 2013 NCM Secreatary General …

Businesses support evidence that there is no basis to change the fourth carbon budget

Businesses support evidence that there is no basis to change the fourth carbon budget Embargoed: 11th December 2013 00.01am A large and powerful alliance of Britain’s biggest businesses have publically supported a review by the Committee on Climate Change which concludes that there is no basis to change the Fourth Carbon …

Further Your Activism: Toolkits, Grants, and Volunteer Opportunities on World Pulse

October 2013: World Pulse Community Opportunities          Act Quickly! Free Film Screening Kits October marks the 13th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, the UN’s landmark commitment to women in conflict situations. Resolution 1325 makes clear that peace and equality between men and women are inextricably …

News – Webcast alert: Watch Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference live

2012 CSRAmericas opens tonight in Quito Three-day conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances Watch Webcast QUITO – CSRAmericas, Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference, will be transmitted live over the internet. The …

Un Trade Report: Rise In Natural Resources Prices Appears To Be

UN TRADE REPORT: RISE IN NATURAL RESOURCES PRICES APPEARS TO BE HURTING POOR NATIONS New York, Apr 23 2012 3:05PM A sustained rise in prices for raw natural resources and basic agricultural goods is defying long-standing patterns and appears to be hurting poor nations through rising food and fuel costs …

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger A ‘realistic’ legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions needs to be agreed for 2030 if the EU is to achieve its ambitious aim of zero emissions by 2050, the EU energy commissioner Günther Oettinger said today as he launched the …

The Consumption Dilemma: Leverage Points for Accelerating Sustainable Growth

The World Economic Forum’s work on sustainable consumption has gained momentum over the last three years. The issue has moved up the agenda of governments and businesses while acceptance of the need for “sustainable consumption” has become more widespread. Following a strong commitment to sustainable consumption from CEOs at the …

Report on EUROSTAT Conference on “Statistics for Policymaking: Europe 2020”

Report on EUROSTAT Conference on “Statistics for Policymaking: Europe 2020” By Lisa Cowan, EMBA, Ethical Markets European Correspondent The 2011 annual gathering of Europe’s key statisticians and policy makers was held in Brussels, March 2011. The conference was opened by Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, who confirmed …