Long-term investing, DC disclosure, discount rate debate, Danish FSA, Kent County, KLP

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

                            Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Brussels to ‘calibrate’ all directives with long-term investing Green Paper   EUROPE – Commissioner Michel Barnier …

“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 …

Fiduciary management, people roundup, ABP vs JP Morgan, OECD on Ireland, Asset Owners Disclosure Project, Preqin

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Survey shows waning interest in fiduciary management in Netherlands NETHERLANDS – Pension funds less likely to outsource asset management, IPNederland survey shows. 12/12/12 Wednesday people roundup ABP settles with JP Morgan over ‘false, misleading’ RMBS sale OECD review to trigger ‘major’ pension reforms in Ireland Pension funds have ‘heads in …

DWP on auto-enrolment, PPF, Islington pension fund, Blackstone, BlackRock, SPW

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Auto-enrolment will result in majority staying with scheme, says DWP UK – Department for Work & Pensions survey also reveals widespread confusion about pensions. 27/11/12 PPF amends investment principles to add farmland, EM debt London borough pension scheme commits £20m to housing fund UK roundup: PwC, Pitmans, NAPF, Mercer, Aon …

Obama vs. Romney: Who has the best energy plan?

kristy Green Prosperity, Trendspotting

September 05, 2012 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. From the Desk of … Will the upcoming U.S. presidential election make or break its energy future? Chris Nelder explains. Also, check out the new smart carpet that detects emergencies and calls for help. …

Guest Post: Fuel Cells on the LEEDing Edge

kristy Green Prosperity

DAILY NEWSLETTER | Friday, January 27, 2012 Guest Post: Fuel Cells on the LEEDing Edge Fuel cells have been around since the invention of the first bicycle. Now, the training wheels are off—and businesses are saving money and applying to earn LEED credits with fuel cells. Entergy Tests AMI Voltage …

CSR Asia Weekly: Speaking CSR/Luxury and CSR/CI to Make Smiles/Thailand Floods

kristy SRI/ESG News

Do you speak CSR? The language of CSR has always been up for debate. Yes the argument about whether it should be CSR or sustainability still goes on and new definitions … Read more Luxury and Sustainability In September 2011, the Ethical Consumer Research Association (ECRA) in the UK released …

DB Advisors to expand fiduciary management for UK SMEs

kristy SRI/ESG News

DB Advisors to expand fiduciary management for UK SMEs Institutional investment division for Deutsche AM to grow offering in the US. 18/05/11 Fraud, fiscal irregularities found at half of Dutch real estate companies APG warns against ‘overreacting’ on pensions supervision NEST charges ‘not ideal’, says UK pensions minister ‘No hiding …

Will Big Oil and Oil Speculators Take the Enron Fall?

kristy Resource Efficiency, Greentech

Some CPV News You Might Have Missed Last Week Concentrating photovoltaics are actually starting to generate megawatts of energy in 2011. Greentech Venture Funding in April Roundup A total of more than $330 million invested in 26 deals. Can You Run a Wind Farm From a Cell Phone? European wind …