Measure What Matters: Aligning performance indicators for global sustainable development, national Beyond GDP metrics and improved corporate reporting

kristy Conferences

Measure What Matters: Aligning performance indicators for global sustainable development, national Beyond GDP metrics and improved corporate reporting (Rio Centro, 20 June, 9:00 – 10:30, T 4) If there is one thing that will definitely come out of Rio+20 – it will involve metrics. The call for more coherent corporate …

Forbes Interview With Hazel Henderson: Reforming Markets, Metrics and Media

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

May 8, 2012 By Terry Waghorn   Futurist and evolutionary economist Hazel Henderson is president of Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil), author of nine books, a syndicated and author of over 200 articles in Harvard Business Review, New York Times and other publications. She has been profiled in Wired …

Impact Investing in Asia: Judging Ventures & MBAs

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

IN THIS ISSUE: I. Impact Investments in Asia: Global ventures competing at GSVC; impact investing in Hong Kong emerging as a positive force for good II. New Metrics of Business Value: Surprising value from sustainability – for your CFO, CEO and teams III. Impact Investing – Academic Reports: Professors from …

Measuring What Matters: The current economic model is not working for the majority of the world…

kristy Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

Measuring What Matters By Lisa Cowan, European Correspondent, Ethical Markets Media The new lecture theatre at the International Institute for Environment and Development had standing room only as The Green Economy Coalition gathered in London, 15th Feb 2012, in preparation for the Rio+20 UN summit. The current economic model is …

The Evolution of Sustainability Metrics

kristy Sustainability News

The Evolution of Sustainability Metrics by Carol Singer Neuvelt October 27, 2011—The world of sustainability performance analytics is exploding at a breakneck speed. What once was a niche field for socially responsible investment has transformed into a vast marketplace of environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices, ratings firms and mass-market …

Better Place Argues That EVs Need Central Planner, Like Better Place

kristy Greentech

Better Place Argues That EVs Need Central Planner, Like Better Place A new study suggests that central charging is the only way to keep costs down and minimize grid impact. Petra Solar of New Jersey Goes to Petra, Jordan The 170-employee startup is installing one megawatt per month. New Jersey …

B Lab Update: V3 Public Beta – Help Shape the V3 of the B Impact Ratings System

kristy SRI/ESG News

B Corp Update B Corporations are a new type of company which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. May 10, 2011 Dear B Corp Community, Today we are launching the Public Beta period for Version 3.0 of the B Impact Assessment. This is a 30-day …

The 10 Most Socially Responsible Companies in the World

kristy SRI/ESG News

A publication from JustMeans The 10 Most Socially Responsible Companies in the World? In their upcoming issue devoted to the world’s most admired companies, Fortune Magazine includes a section listing their top 10 most socially responsible companies. The list actually features 11 companies, since there is a tie at both …