“UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges” from IPE News, Jan. 17

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges   UK – OFT probe comes as part of ‘growing focus’ on fees, pension association says.   Read more…         European Parliament approves new rules for ratings agencies   Equities, corporate bonds drive returns for Austrian …

Doha Climate Summit Ends With No New CO2 Cuts or Funding

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

By Stephen Leahy DOHA, Qatar, Dec 10 2012 (IPS) – The United Nations climate talks in Doha went a full extra 24 hours and ended without increased cuts in fossil fuel emissions and without financial commitments between 2013 and 2015. “This an incredibly weak deal,” said Samantha Smith representing the …

ENB Vol. 21 No. 71 – Animals and Plants Committees of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – Summary & Analysis

kristy Earth Systems Science

CITES ANIMALS AND PLANTS COMMITTEES MEETINGS: 15-30 MARCH 2012 The twenty-sixth meeting of the Animals Committee (AC26) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) convened from 15-20 March 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland. AC26 was followed by the Joint Meeting of the AC …

Cites Animals And Plants Committees

kristy Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

CITES ANIMALS AND PLANTS COMMITTEES MEETINGS: 15-30 MARCH 2012 The twenty-sixth meeting of the Animals Committee (AC26) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) convened from 15-20 March 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland. AC26 was followed by the Joint Meeting of the AC …

Rio+20: Making it Happen

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

Rio+20: Making it Happen, Volume 2, Issue 18 Volume 2, Issue 18 of Rio+20: Making it Happen newsletter is a special issue dedicated to the perspectives of major groups stakeholders. In accordance with its mandate to facilitate implementation of Agenda 21, the Rio+20 Secretariat aims to enhance the participation of …