Why Should Companies Invest Rather Than Divest?

Why Should Companies Invest Rather Than Divest?   Climate change is a shared endeavor we all face. Nearly all companies in the world have exposure to climate risk because our economy is not yet net zero.  Shareholder engagement is an important process that partners with companies and supports them through …

Third TCFD Status Report Shows Progress & Highlights Need for Greater Climate-Related Disclosures and Transparency

Third TCFD Status Report Shows Progress & Highlights Need for Greater Climate-Related Disclosures and Transparency   The TCFD also issues implementation guidance and opens public consultation period to solicit input on forward-looking metrics   New York, October 29, 2020 – The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), established by the …

JOIN THE COUNTDOWN

“Join Ethical Markets and so many of our friends and partners worldwide in this COUNTDOWN campaign, including  Al Gore, Jane Fonda, Nigel Topping, Rinaldo  Brutoco and the World Business Academy  and so  many more! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor “ Thanks for joining the Countdown! We’ll reach out to you regularly as …

September 2020 Newsletter

Living in California these last two months has put into stark relief the fact that climate change is not a future-tense problem, but an immense present-tense problem: It is happening now, all around us. I’m heartened to see a few signs of hope and progress this month. Governor Newsom recently announced …

A different clean-energy vehicle

A different kind of clean-energy vehicle is emerging, and it isn’t made by Tesla. At least nine clean-energy companies, most of which have little to no revenue, are planning to go public between now and the end of the year via reverse mergers with “blank-check” financiers, also known as special …

FAIRR Newsletter: October 2020

WATCH THE NEW FILM, ‘OUR PLANET: TOO BIG TO FAIL’ What is the role of the finance sector in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss? In a new film by the WWF, Jeremy Coller, Founder of the FAIRR Initiative and CIO of Coller Capital, joins other well-known names such …

Climate Diplomacy Builds Momentum at the Close of UNGA

China and Big Business Give Climate Diplomacy a Kick-Start at UNGA and Climate Week  This week marks the end of the UN’s 75th General Assembly (UNGA)—and the first virtual UNGA and Climate Week. WRI experts report on some encouraging announcements, including China’s surprise commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by …