We Are Still In as the U.S. Officially Exits the Paris Climate Agreement

“As a signatory of this WE ARE STILL IN business group, we are still fully behind the Paris Accords and will urge President Biden to follow up on his promise to rejoin!  Meanwhile, the global transition from fossilized sectors to cleaner, greener , more inclusive, knowledge-richer societies is now unstoppable, as …

The Ellen MacAuthur Foundation’s news roundup

Progress made, but acceleration needed to meet targets on plastic waste and pollution Today, with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), we have published the second annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Progress report. The report shows that much more must be done, and at greater speed, to achieve the 2025 targets and …

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 …

Banks In The Cross-Hairs!!

“Ethical Markets thanks these young activists for keeping the big issues of biodiversity and climate change on the agendas of traditional finance!!  We hope they can also help us circulate our “TRANSFORMING FINANCE“ statement, now signed by 100 professionals, launched in 2010 see www.ethicalmarkets.com. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ We did it! Last …

SDG Update – 5 November 2020

Making Multilateralism Work Clean Water and Sanitation: Charting a Course to a Healthy Population on a Healthy Planet Gilbert F. Houngbo, UN-Water Chair, recalls that the UN was set up in 1945 to deal with global challenges that can only be solved when we come together. Read Board of Advisors …

Final Task Force Newsletter

“Ethical Markets has welcomed our collaboration with this important Task Force, as well as the UNEP Inquiry on Design of Sustainable Finance and the papers we contributed: “Perspectives on Reforming Electronic Markets and Trading“ (2014) and “FINTECH: Good and Bad News for Sustainable Finance“.  There is still much work to …

Winners of the 2020 International Climate Reporting Awards

AXA, Barclays, Federated Hermes, and ERAFP take top prizes at the 2020 International Climate Reporting Awards A jury composed of 13 sustainable finance experts has chosen AXA, Barclays, and Federated Hermes as the winners of this year’s International Climate Reporting Awards. The Jury’s Prize was awarded to ERAFP (the French …