Mercer’s Responsible Investment Update: Professional Interest Heating Up Around Climate Change

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

IN ISSUE 23: MAY 2013 Professional Interest Heating Up Around Climate Change Considering ESG Risk in Credit Analysis and Corporate Bond Portfolios International Codes and Conventions: Are Pension Funds Still Missing in Action? Maximizing Investment Outcomes from Indigenous Settlements Inspiration Profile: Jane Ambachtsheer 2013 up in Lights – Team Press …

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the environment …

Ontario leads on sustainable investment of pension funds

kristy SRI/ESG News

An article from CNW TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ – In the wake of the global financial crisis, Ontario has taken a bold step to lead the way on sustainable investment of pension funds. In a first for North America, the province will require pension plans to report to regulators on …