Today’s Stories from GFI: Heads of UN, World Bank, WHO explicitly reference Illicit Financial Flows as Part of Develeopment Solutions

  July 13, 2015 Latest GFI Blogs GFI Engages, Second Quarter 2015 Norway Latest Country to Adopt Public Registry of Beneficial Ownership Illicit Flows in the Poorest of Places What’s Going to Happen to the FIFA Forfeiture Money? Can FIFA Victims Sue for Damages? FIFA: The Bribery Case with No …

PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”

PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”     PRESS RELEASE—   ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”   responsible investment charity ShareAction and the Climate Bonds Initiative have produced an investor briefing on green …

Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014

              Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014   The premier event for the peer-lending marketplace and equities crowdfunding industries will feature prominent leaders and seasoned financial veterans.   New York, NY – Crowdnetic, the leading provider of technology and market data solutions to the …

A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable

Saturday, 11 Oct, 9 – 10:30, Room: tbc http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/CSO/0,,contentMDK:23610678~pagePK:220503~piPK:220476~theSitePK:228717,00.html A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable Sponsor: World Future Council Panelists: Manuel Montes (South Centre), Nathan Coplin (New Rules for Global Finance), CHAIR: Suleika Reiners (World Future Council) The IMF …

Investor Statement re: Green Bonds & Climate Bonds

UN CLIMATE SUMMIT 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 We, the undersigned signatories to this statement, represent asset owners, investment managers and individual funds managing a combined Two Trillion Dollars of assets. We are substantial investors in the $100 trillion  global bond market. We understand: That climate change poses a significant risk to …

BSR is abuzz as we confirm speakers, finalize sessions, and approve the details for meals, networking receptions, and our mobile app for the BSR Conference 2014,

PROGRAM      SPEAKERS      NETWORKING BSR is abuzz as we confirm speakers, finalize sessions, and approve the details for meals, networking receptions, and our mobile app for the BSR Conference 2014, taking place November 4-6 in New York. The event is just two short months away, and an even closer deadline is …

GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows Report Highlights the Human Cost to Developing Countries of Corruption and the Financial Structures Facilitating It World Leaders Must Act to Implement Effective Transparency Measures at This Year’s G20 Summit and …

Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil

  Friday, August 8, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

PRI Webinar: Carbon emissions – Understanding, managing and reporting

25 July 2014 Financial institutions are increasingly required to provide information about the steps they are taking to protect themselves – and their stakeholders – from investments exposed to systemic carbon and climate change risks. This webinar provides practical insights into how investors can identify and manage risks concealed in …

Financial Reform Newsletter: President Obama signing the historic financial reform law

On the eve of the 4th anniversary of President Obama signing the historic financial reform law, Better Markets released a national poll of likely 2014 voters to gauge their opinion of Wall Street, big banks and what leaders in Washington, D.C. are doing to protect them from another financial crash: What …