RSVP: Tomorrow 4/20 “Sand Talk” The Power of Indigenous Thinking; May 6th, on Sopact: “Role of Impact Verification in Impact Investing?”

Next Week – ESGX.org Live: April 20 in Americas, Africa, Europe (April 21 in Asia and Australia) “Sand Talk: The Power of Indigenous Thinking“ !!!Please note the later, special time!!! 3pm PT / 4pm MT / 5pm CT / 6pm ET Tuesday, April 20th afternoon in Americas, evening in Africa, Europe; and April 21st morning in China, Australia, and Asia-Pacific …

Latest circular economy news

“Ethical Markets welcomes this new alliance between the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UK-based Royal Society for Arts, of which I am a Fellow ! For full disclosure, I am also an advisor to a pre-eminent circular economy company ECOR  www.ecorglobal.com.   ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Design and the circular economy The Foundation’s …

SDSN’s March Highlights: Data Monitoring and Happiness

SDSN’s March Highlights: Data Monitoring and Happiness One of the cornerstones of SDSN’s research and policy work is data and monitoring. Sound metrics and data are critical for turning the SDGs into practical tools for problem solving. Since SDSN’s first SDG Index Report in 2015, we have expanded these data monitoring …

Circularity Weekly: Could 2021 be the Year of Repair?

Could 2021 be the Year of Repair? In the waning months of 2020, the European Union took ambitious steps to address the more than 12 million tons of electronic waste the bloc produces annually. Acknowledging that “Europe is living well beyond planetary boundaries,” a European Parliament vote called for mandatory …

The 2021 Force For Good Forecast is LIVE!

  OUR SIGNATURE REPORT The Top ESG Trends of 2021 Each year, the Future 500 team produces the Force for Good Forecast—our take on the most important emerging trends and strategic evolutions across the sustainability stakeholder landscape. The report helps companies build more thoughtful, proactive engagement strategies and remain a …

How can we transition to a green economy?

“Ethical Markets partners with Climate Action and highly recommend that all our partners, professional users and colleagues join us for these important Transition to Net Zero events.  We study these “net zero“ commitments very carefully to see if they rely on dubious “offsets” which often over-promise or are not properly …

Biodiversity on the balance sheet- in Brasil

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Biodiversity on the balance sheet Last summer, the investment arm of northern Europe’s largest financial services group dropped Brazilian meat giant JBS from its portfolio. Nordea Asset Management, which manages roughly $280 billion, gave several reasons for the decision, including JBS’s links to farms involved in …

IFRS Announcement and CDSB response

Today the IFRS Foundation has invited CDSB to join a working group to accelerate convergence in global sustainability reporting The working group will provide technical recommendations, including further development of the climate prototype released in December by the Group of 5 reporting standard setters, as a potential basis for the new board …

*FAIRR in Dialogue: Our Team in Action

This month, we look forward to participating in lively and topical discussions around key developments in the ESG investment space. The events will cover issues such as climate change, food tech, biodiversity loss and sustainability within the global food sector. Speaking alongside other finance and investment professionals, members of the FAIRR team will be …