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 …

Great Success: First Shangrila Farms Experiential Event at Bar Veloce in Beijing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Great Success: First Shangrila Farms Experiential Event at Bar Veloce in Beijing Shangrila Farms and Avantage Ventures held the first Shangrila Farms experiential event in Beijing on Thursday, 30 May 2013.  The turnout was great success as guests thoroughly enjoyed cocktails and drinks specially handcrafted using Shangrila ingredients.  The company also …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Update: Masdar, IFC’s $1.5bn clean power tie-up to focus on MENA

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NewNet Daily Newsletter 17 May 2013 A NewNet premium subscription will provide you with exclusive news on cleantech investment opportunities Deal News Update: Masdar, IFC’s $1.5bn clean power tie-up to focus on MENA PREMIUM GIB-backed Equitix fund makes financing available for biomass boilers SSE acquires RES’s £200m Dunmaglass wind farm project Solar panels …

Five Questions about ESG Sovereign Debt Rating – Special Interview with Pascale Sagnier, Head of ESG Thematic Research, AXA Investment Managers, Paris, France – May 6, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

By Geoffrey on May 6, 2013 On the first Monday of each month Emerging Markets ESG publishes a special interview with an academic, expert or practitioner about a specific topic with relevance to environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) issues. This month’s interview, the 14th interview in the special interview series, is about ESG Sovereign Debt …

CSR Asia Weekly: The real price of cheap clothes / Sustainable palm oil agenda / Water Security

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Vol. 9 Week 16 | 02 May 2013     HIGHLIGHT Corporate Community Investment Forum 2013, Singapore A pioneering forum which will give delegates access to the latest research and trends on corporate community investment in the Asean Region, with a specific focus on impact measurement. Click here for more details. CSR and the …

520 Insights about SRI – Article about the Second Year of the Interview Series, “Five Questions about SRI” – Published on Emerging Markets ESG on Friday, March 22, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Title:     Second Year of Emerging Markets ESG Series “Five Questions about SRI” Spans the Globe   Subtitle:    Hazel Henderson, president and founder of Ethical Markets, Tim Nash, Sustainability Research Coordinator, Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director and many of our colleagues have had the opportunity to contribute to Emerging Markets …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: When capital flies, but corruption stays behind

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

  Friday March 29, 2013 No More Shifty Business: Campaigners Call for New Tax Rules Farming for Rats: Perverse Incentives and Illicit Financial Flows Illicit Wealth and Enormous Tax Dodging Fuel Inequality Task Force Recommendations to the BRICS Summit 2013 Taxcast Episode #15: March 2013 HSBC by the Numbers Clips …

Your Students: Saving the World

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

  Once again, this June, you have a unique opportunity to present your ideas for making the world a better place at the United Nations. The ninth annual Design Science/Global Solutions Lab is being held this summer, June 16-24, 2013, at the United Nations in New York and Chestnut Hill Collegein Philadelphia, PA. Here is how it …