5 Ways We Can Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment Globally

Women’s full participation in the workforce is essential to achieving gender equality. Boosting women’s economic empowerment is key to achieving gender equality, but pervasive social norms and discrimination continue to keep women from thriving in the workforce. Women are less likely to work than men and women’s participation in the labor force is limited …

The JUST Report: After COP, Companies Need to Prioritize Building ESG Trust

With COP26 wrapping up and the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill becoming law, two things are clear: The stakeholder lens for corporate risk and value creation is vital to addressing climate and other systemic societal challenges; and whether companies can get the job done is now the core question. The …

ESG Practice Playbook – New Climate Edition with CE Credits

  Is your window for annual CE credits about to close? If so, our ESG Practice Playbook is essential for any financial advisor integrating ESG strategies and climate solutions within their existing practice.  Each session provides CFP / IWI / CFA CE credits.  Complete all five sessions for a total of 8.5 …

From rights in the metaverse to community forests

“Ethical Markets welcomes this focus by the Thomson Reuters Foundation on the idiocies of Silicon Valley’s promotion of virtual reality and the so-called: “metaverse”! We have been following these dangerous trends for several years, see my “Steering Social Media Toward Sanity”  and my forthcoming article: “ENSLAVING OURSELVES TO INFOTECH SPEED AND …

There’s big money in climate adaptation

  At this month’s climate talks in Scotland, a lot of time was spent condemning the shortage of money available to fight global warming. Some of the loudest complaints came from less developed nations that are suffering its most extreme effects. Wealthy countries whose emissions are most responsible for the global catastrophe …

Get Your FREE Corporate Pass to Responsible Business USA 2021

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to partner with Reuters Events for the upcoming Responsible Business USA 2021 conference. On November 16-18, Reuters will convene 4,000+ business, policy, investment and sustainability leaders who are driving change to share new strategies and solutions on how businesses can innovate, invest and …

COP26 Daily: Protesters and negotiators agree

Where the talks stand By Akshat Rathi The parade of announcements this week from world leaders, finance figures and climate diplomats at the COP26 summit culminated in a weekend parade of protesters through Glasgow, Scotland. The message from the thousands carrying placards around the venue of the meeting is one most insiders would agree …

National Pledges and Collective Efforts Highlighted at COP 26 Leaders Summit

The Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP 26) heard from world leaders during a two-day, summit-level event. Meanwhile, new versions of draft text are under negotiation on several issues related to implementing the Paris Agreement. COP proceedings are expected to be more “normal” in the coming days, as world leaders depart …