SAI e-Newsletter: RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India

    Read Full Version | About SAI | |Subscribe| Donate | Training Schedule | Social Fingerprint® | Archive  RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India  This 3 year program in garment factories is a humble effort to change the lives of women and to help establish a communications platform for workers and managers   Video of Sumit Sahni, Factory Manager at …

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work.

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work. Martha Shaw, EMM correspondent and president of Earth Advertising TBLI Conference, June 17-18, 2013 New York City (New York) – At the pulse of the socially responsible investing community are TBLI (Triple Bottom Line Investment) Conferences, which …

SAI Leadership Transitions to Shared CEO Role: Starting July 2013, SAI President and Executive Director will alternate as CEO, working with new Director of Operations & Administration

SAI Leadership Transitions to Shared CEO Role Starting July 2013, SAI President and Executive Director will alternate as CEO, working with new Director of Operations & Administration SAI President Alice Tepper Marlin and Executive Director Eileen Kaufman by PLMA Live during a video interview with PLMA Live – see video …

Novethic Research: Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses

Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses Paris, 18 June 2013.  Novethic, a research centre, has published a pioneering study looking at the influence that responsible investors can exert by refusing to invest in multinationals involved in human rights violations. Blacklists published by 19 Northern European investors managing €1.5 trillion …

Hip Investor: Going Fossil-Free, a How-To Guide in PDF — and webinar

    IN THIS ISSUE: I. Going Fossil-Free, a How-To Guide in PDF — and webinar:  In partnership with 350.org, HIP co-authored Resilient Portfolios & Fossil-Free Pensions, showing city and states how to go fossil-free;  join us Weds, 6/19 for a collaborative webinar II. Federal Reserve Supports Investing for Impact: The Federal Reserve of …

Work-Family Balance Benefits Families and Society At Large, Says Ban

New York, May 15 2012  9:05AM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the need for work-family balance for the benefit of families and society at large, adding that while flexible working arrangements are becoming more widely available, there is much room for improvement. “We need to respond to the ever-changing complexities of work and family life,” …

Un’s Global Report On Youth Highlights Rising Concerns Over Lack Of Job Prospects

UN’S GLOBAL REPORT ON YOUTH HIGHLIGHTS RISING CONCERNS OVER LACK OF JOB PROSPECTS New York, Feb 6 2012 2:05PM A lack of job opportunities, inadequate education, vulnerable working conditions and insufficient government investment are some of the main concerns of young people around the world, according to a United Nations …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: American Rights at Work Announces New Board Members

Leadership Reflects Diversity of Today’s Workers’ Rights Movement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2011 CONTACT: Zoe Bridges-Curry (202) 822-2127 x122 [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Washington, D.C. – Today, American Rights at Work and American Rights at Work …

Reversing the Mexican “Brain Drain”

A publication from The Economist Investing in more tech opportunities may lure the best and brightest back home. By Concepción Olavarrieta After investing more than a billion dollars (or 25% of the Ministry for Education’s budget) in postgraduate studies for young students abroad, Mexico is looking for a return on …