Investing Sustainably in the Financial Sector

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I love clients who push me towards new ideas in sustainable investment. Currently, I’m working with a lovely couple in Toronto who hold the honour of being my ‘deepest’ green clients so far. They are adamant that not a single dollar be invested in fossil fuels, and won’t tolerate any …

Verde Las Vegas?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

THE REPORT Verde Las Vegas? Sin City grew up gambling with its resources, but its current strategy is focused on the long game and, dare we say it, sustainable investment. BY MARY CATHERINE O’CONNOR THE TAKE Collectible architecture, only for the one-percenters If collecting dollhouses isn’t your style, consider these …

Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Why impact matters

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

     Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Why impact matters The Inrate Sustainability Breakfasts on December 3rd in Geneva and on December 5th in Zurich received again high approval. On the Inrate website, you will find now these presentations: ·        Sustainable economy – an opportunity for growth: Prof. Dr. Lucas Bretschger, ETH Zurich (in German) & Prof. Salvatore …

ESG Leaders Awards 2013 at TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE Sees ESG and Impact Investing Reaching Tipping Point

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE esg Leaders Awards 2013 at TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE Sees esg and Impact Investing Reaching Tipping Point Amsterdam, 25 November, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, a global ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and impact investing forum for asset owners and managers, presented the ESG Leaders Awards 2013 at …

Green Sukuk – why, what, how

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Green Sukuk – why, what, how Financing renewable energy in the Islamic World From the Green Sukuk Working Group: Gulf Bonds & Sukuk Council / Climate Bonds Initiative / Clean Energy Business Council MENA Hosted by The Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) @Concordia University in Montreal, and Sustainable Financial Markets …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

          Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

        Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at both …

Sustainability in Korea – Performance & Trends 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Sustainability in Korea 2013   Corporate Sustainability Korea: Performance & Trends 2013 The results of the 6th annual Korean ESG review show that management awareness for sustainability management has been further increasing, accelerated strongly since the financial crises of 2008/2009. However, certain areas remain challenging, with little improvement made over recent years. This …

Global Sustainable Investment: Spotlight on Africa

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

February 5, 2013 Global Sustainable Investment: Spotlight on Africa The recently-released review of global sustainable investment contains a fascinating section on Africa. Currently there are $228.7 billion in sustainable AUM on the continent, with the most commonly used strategy being the integration of environmental, social, and governance factors into standard …

Introducing ASrIA’s new General Manager, Global Sustainable Investment Alliance finds US$13.6tn in global sustainable investment assets

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

   “ Our congratulations to Jessica Robinson  and to  ASrIA  !    Hazel Henderson, Editor  “ Thanks, Hazel The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) releases its e-Bulletin for February 2013.  Read the latest ASrIA e-Bulletin.   Highlights include: Jessica Robinson takes the helm as ASrIA’s new General …