WWF, Pro Natura and Solidar Suisse revert to Inrate’s expertise

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Media Release WWF, Pro Natura and Solidar Suisse revert to Inrate’s expertise Inrate developed assessment methodology for the ecological evaluation of Swiss power providers as well as for the first Swiss community rating on global responsibility July 4, 2011 – The sustainability rating agency Inrate on behalf of WWF and …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Matthew Kiernan

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An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Matthew Kiernan, Founder and CEO, Inflection Point Capital Management, Canada –May 20, 2011 By Geoffrey on May 20, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview …

UK Companies Act Provides Guidance for Investment Fiduciaries

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An article from Sustainable Financial Markets Posted: 20 Apr 2011 10:41 AM PDT Catherine Howarth and Christine Berry write: There’s a fundamental inconsistency at the heart of the UK corporate governance framework. Company directors’ duties under the Companies Act are based on the concept of ‘enlightened shareholder value’: the UK …

What Makes Bankers Happy?

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This article was first published by the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets at www.sustainablefinancialmarkets.org as part of the NSFM opinion series in which contributors write in a personal capacity, proposing specific steps towards real and sustainable market reform. NSFM opinion: What makes bankers happy? Penny Shepherd writes: Since the financial …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Peter Clifford

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A publication of Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Peter Clifford, Deputy Secretary General of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) – March 11, 2011 By Geoffrey on March 11, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” …

Financial lobby manipulates bond debate, Commission acts in the

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NEW ARTICLE FROM CEO: BETTING ON INSECURITY The financial lobby has exploited the opacity of financial markets to avoid curbs on speculation against EU member state economies. The lack of precise information on what happened with Greek, Irish, Portuguese and Spanish bonds might – ironically – have protected the speculators …

Schumacher College: Rethinking Finance: Good Servant, Bad Master?

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July 11 – 15, 2011 Teachers: Ann Pettifor, Hazel Henderson (by videolink), Tessa Tennant, Nathalie Buschor, Mark Burton, Julie Richardson This course is open for bookings. Financial markets, we are told, are the lifeblood of our society and that is why governments have gone to such enormous lengths to prop …

ASrIA Roundtables Taking the Pulse of Financial Markets Throughout Asia

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ASrIA Roundtables Take the Pulse of Financial Markets Throughout Asia The next two months will see us – in partnership with the International Finance Corporation – hold a series of Sustainable Investment Roundtables. First off was a successful roundtable in Shanghai on July 1st. This will be followed by sessions …