Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

A report from the CDP   Executive Summary Businesses increasingly face the dual risks of climate and policy shocks. How companies build and demonstrate their resilience to these climate risks has important implications for their reputation with their stakeholders and for the value of their businesses. It is for these …

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Climate regulations could cost fossil-fuel firms trillions. Should they be worried? By Brad Plumer, Published: October 25 at 1:17 pmE-mail the writer If the world ever got serious about addressing climate change, fossil-fuel companies could stand to lose billions of dollars — maybe trillions. These firms all have large reserves …

inside climate news: Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Most U.S. Companies Ignoring SEC Rule to Disclose Climate Risks Almost 75 percent of the nation’s publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that they inform investors of the risks …

RWE and E.ON dump “uneconomic” UK nuclear plans

kristy Resource Efficiency

BREAKING NEWS RWE and E.ON dump “uneconomic” UK nuclear plans Government urged to abandon nuclear power in favour of renewables after Horizon joint venture shelves 6GW of new reactors READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS Prepare for accelerating climate risks, IPCC says UN scientists warn climate change is set to cause …

Ending Quarterly Capitalism

kristy SRI/ESG News

http://www.forbes.com/sites/mindylubber/2012/02/21/ending-quarterly-capitalism/ www.ceres.org Ending Quarterly Capitalism By Mindy Lubber Quarterly capitalism – a system that drives far too many CEOs, directors, investors, and analysts to focus on short-term performance and return on investment – is on a collision course with reality. In the risk/reward equation that fundamentally drives capitalism, the majority …

Aviva move bad news for SRI, good for ESG integration

kristy Green Prosperity

Aviva move bad news for SRI, good for ESG integration Aviva Investors’ proposed move out of its sustainable and responsible Investment funds is “not good news for SRI at Aviva Investors, but there is good news for ESG integration”, according to the London-based firm’s new chief responsible investment office. More …