Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Alicia Gómez Martínez, Research Professor, Faculty of Accounting, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP), Mexico – September 6, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.”  The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience.  The goals of Five Questions about SRI are fourfold: To collect a catalogue of examples of …

Markkula Center: TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND JUSTICE

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

August 2013 Newsletter                                                                           UPCOMING EVENTS: YOU’RE INVITED TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND JUSTICE A panel discussion Aug. 5 on the Trayvon Martin case features Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Chris Boscia and SCU Professor of Law Margaret Russell. Co-sponsored by the Center and the Office of …

New GDP Accounting Makes a Difference Locally

Ethical Markets - R Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP, The Blog

The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of advanced economies and services sector companies’ balance sheets.  These old …

Breaking News: US Revises GDP to Include Intangible Production and Services

Ethical Markets - R Trendspotting, News You Need, Beyond GDP, The Blog

July 31, 2013  ~ As of August 1st, 2013, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally enters the 21st century.  GDP will now include much of the intangible production and services which make up some 70% of mature 21st century economies: software, R&D, entertainment, trademarks, copyrights, design and other …

[Report] Global Smart Grid Technologies and Growth Markets 2013-2020

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

What does the future hold for the global smart grid? According to new GTM Research report, Global Smart Grid Technologies and Growth Markets 2013-2020, the cumulative value of the market is expected to surpass $400 billion by 2020, growing with an average compound annual growth rate of over 7%. Regionally, China …

Integrated Reporting: Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announce an alliance that will achieve greater momentum towards the evolution of better corporate reporting

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

CDP, CDSB and IIRC announce collaboration to accelerate Integrated Reporting   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (18 July 2013) – CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announce an alliance that will achieve greater momentum towards the evolution of better corporate reporting, in order to …

Japanese Solar Manufacturers Get Their Groove Back : AltEnergyStocks.com

Jay Owen Greentech

  Japanese Solar Manufacturers Get Their Groove Back : AltEnergyStocks.com   Japanese Solar Manufacturers Get Their Groove Back Posted: 18 Jun 2013 06:47 AM PDT Junko Movellan The Skies are Brightening as Manufacturers Resume Spending to Improve Efficiency Almost one decade ago, Japanese PV makers dominated global PV production — …

Product Launch | Quantitative Equity Model (QEM)

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Press Release GMI Ratings’ Quantitative Equity Model (QEM) Uses Forensic Measures of Issuer Risk to Predict Equity Returns Globally, Across Industries, Large-cap and Small-cap Portfolios New York (June 12, 2013) – GMI Ratings announced today the formal launch of the Quantitative Equity Model (QEM), which uses governance and accounting-related forensic risk …

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Intrabond Capital Newletter GOVERNANCE MATTERS     Latest Board Bona Fide® Director  We are pleased to share Dotty Hayes has joined the board of The Vantagepoint Funds, an SEC- registered mutual fund sponsored by ICMA-RC, which specializes in retirement savings plans for state and municipal employees. The Vantagepoint Funds have $13billion in …