IPE: Keva’s Merja Ailus resigns in wake of benefits scandal

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Monday 25 November 2013 Hazel Henderson Change Newsletter settings TODAY’S TOP STORIES Keva’s Merja Ailus resigns in wake of benefits scandal Managing director of €35.3bn local government pension institution of Finland resigns over fringe benefits, personal expenses Langensjö replaced as CEO at Brummer Life IPE Awards Seminar: Asset managers …

IPE News: Aba, IORP II, Euroclear, A G Barr, SPW, German SMEs, UNPRI

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

                          Today’s top stories             UN Principles for Responsible Investment: Commitment required                   White Papers                 A ‘Sharper’ …

IPE News: Defined ambition, TUC, people roundup, PFA, PensionDanmark, Industriens, Big Society Capital

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Dear Hazel Henderson,                 Today’s top stories             Defined ambition pensions could be ‘distraction’ for UK government UK – TUC says DA agenda risks distracting DWP from work of improving defined contribution schemes. 30/08/13 Friday people …

Green Buzz: Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

Jay Owen Greentech

  Money Matters Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses? By Heather Clancy Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster. …Read More How can solar companies get new customers? Cold, hard cash By James Mandel …

Green Buzz: Which energy resources are gulping down our water?

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Greentech

    In The Flow     Which energy resources are gulping down our water? By Kate Zerrenner Here’s what we can learn from Texas’s current approach to energy and water policy. …Read More       HP travels ‘modern Silk Road’ to cut freight footprint By Sustainable Business News …

IORP II impact studies, people roundup, APG DC platform, Polish reform, Rabobank, Thornburg

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             European Commission asks ECB, Joint Research Centre to conduct IORP II impact studies   EUROPE – Brussels seeks to gauge potential impact on markets, occupational pension funds. …

EIOPA, ABP, PFZW, ATP, Crédit Agricole, Ahold, Euroclear, IPE-Quest

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

                      Today’s top stories             EIOPA asks for more independence, ‘enhanced’ mandate   EUROPE – Chairman suggests partial financing of independent budget by levying fees on industry.   Read more…           …

Towers Watson, EIOPA, PKA, IMF, John van Markwijk, Environment Agency, Credit Suisse, Townsend

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

        Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Brussels unlikely to base IORP on any of three QIS scenarios, says Towers Watson   EUROPE – Consultancy notes differing impact of scenarios, with one resulting …

PFA, IAPF, Denmark, Moody’s, Fianna Fáil, Cyprus, First State, OTC derivatives, Hermes, Dexia

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Denmark’s PFA shifts from bonds to US equity over euro-zone fears   DENMARK – Fund hopes bailout of Cyprus could be wake-up call for European singe currency. …

Brussels to ‘calibrate’ all directives with Green Paper on long-term investing

Jay Owen Trendspotting

                                                            Today’s top stories             Brussels to ‘calibrate’ all directives with Green Paper on long-term investing …