IPE News: Defined ambition, TUC, people roundup, PFA, PensionDanmark, Industriens, Big Society Capital

      Dear Hazel Henderson,                 Today’s top stories             Defined ambition pensions could be ‘distraction’ for UK government UK – TUC says DA agenda risks distracting DWP from work of improving defined contribution schemes. 30/08/13 Friday people …

US loan guarantee funds for renewables ‘running out’

US loan guarantee funds for renewables ‘running out’ Renewable energy developers looking for US government financing can no longer rely on the loan guarantee programme funded by the economic stimulus package. More >>> ——————————————————————————– Puma prices its environmental impact at €100m/year Sportswear giant Puma says the environmental impact of greenhouse …

UK Companies Act Provides Guidance for Investment Fiduciaries

An article from Sustainable Financial Markets Posted: 20 Apr 2011 10:41 AM PDT Catherine Howarth and Christine Berry write: There’s a fundamental inconsistency at the heart of the UK corporate governance framework. Company directors’ duties under the Companies Act are based on the concept of ‘enlightened shareholder value’: the UK …