UNEP FI September Newsletter

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Highlight THE HIGHLIGHT 13th Global Roundtable fast arriving, Washington, D.C., 19-20 October Join over 100 speakers and 600+ participants for a one-of-a-kind summit in Washington, D.C., on 19-20 October. Gain valuable insight into the emerging financial sustainability sector’s most pressing issues. Global Roundtable speaker Terry Vaughan Global Roundtable speaker Terry …

Former UK Premier Gordon Brown to speak on financial stability at UNEP FI Global Roundtable

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

Former UK Prime Minister and current Member of Parliament Gordon Brown will address global financial leaders during the UNEP FI Global Roundtable meeting on financial sustainability to take place in Washington D.C. this October. Mr Brown, widely respected as the global leader who rallied the world’s financial policy-makers to respond …

New Tools for Investing in a Black Swan World

kristy SRI/ESG News

by Ellie Winninghoff, Financial Advisor Green, May 4, 2011 Hurricane Katrina, the mortgage meltdown, the BP Deepwater Horizon tragedy, uprisings in the Middle East, Fukushima–it’s hard not to notice a pattern of escalating risk. One not accounted for by the mere volatility in stock or bond prices that has come …

Nassim Taleb confirmed to speak at the UNEP FI Global Roundtable

kristy Reforming Global Finance

GENEVA, 18 March 2011 – Nassim Nicholas Taleb, philosopher, essayist, statistician, and bestselling author (The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness) will be a keynote speaker at the UNEP FI Global Roundtable in Washington, DC. He will address the participants at the opening conference plenary, titled: Systems, Stability and Sustainability. The …