Banks cash in on ESG

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Transforming Finance

    While many banks have been condemned for contributing to the climate crisis by helping fossil fuel producers raise cash in debt markets, the banking industry as a whole is making more money from underwriting ESG-related bond sales. Banks have earned about $3.6 billion in fees in 2021 from arranging …

Cleaning up coal’s mess

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Transforming Finance

  There isn’t much that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Sierra Club agree on, but one of those rare things is a measure that’s part of the bipartisan infrastructure package to be considered by the U.S. House of Representatives later this month that would fund $11.3 billion to remediate coal mines abandoned before …

RESHAPE GLOBAL FINANCE TO SUPPORT INEVITABLE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Nature/Biomimicry, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets welcomes this progression of policy at Finance for Biodiversity, which conforms with our own research on the importance on transforming the unhealthy, polluting global food system in our Green Transition Scoreboard ® reports “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition and Health” (2018) and “Transitioning to Science-Based Investing” (2019-2020). …

A Live, Interactive Panel on Nurturing Our Humanity

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

PARTICIPATE LIVE ON SEPTEMBER 8TH AT 11 AM PACIFIC Nurturing Our Humanity: Reuniting Care and Economics Greetings! Meridian University’s Center for Transformative Learning is hosting an upcoming live interactive Integral Voices episode on Nurturing Our Humanity. Pre-registration (free of charge) is required to receive the Zoom link and attend live. Register now to …