Sustainable Finance: Special Focus
Throughout November, CSRwire will begin to shine the spotlight on the convergence of sustainability and finance including, green bonds, carbon pricing, impact investing, integrated reporting, shareholder engagement, sustainable stock exchanges and ESG / SRI metrics.
Posted: Feb 17, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
An enormous amount of energy is being poured into cultivating a vanguard of 100 percent impact investors, people who devote their entire portfolio to funding enterprises that strive to produce social and ecological benefits as a core part of their mission.
Posted: Jan 29, 2015 – 12:33 PM EST
A conversation with Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD Bank Group's Chief Environment Officer, about TD's green bond, how it fits into TD's overall green strategy and the green bond climate in Canada.
Posted: Dec 23, 2014 – 11:46 AM EST
The market for these environmentally-focused bonds appears to be developing rapidly, with money managers jumping in to purchase them.
Posted: Dec 11, 2014 – 09:37 AM EST
Should investors be responsible to ensure that the activity that they are making possible through their investment is properly governed, has positive social and environmental impacts and has an overall net benefit to society?
Posted: Dec 10, 2014 – 11:10 AM EST
Andrew Plepler shares the challenges, rewards and importance of actively engaging with external stakeholders as the head of CSR at Bank of America.
Posted: Dec 08, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
The recent US SIF survey gives us a look at the latest trends in sustainable and responsible investing.
Posted: Dec 05, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
At Bloomberg, the demand for ESG is clear: Hits on ESG data have doubled each year on average. Unique ESG users are growing at an average annual rate of about 40 percent.
Posted: Dec 04, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
Japan faces a snap election on December 14th with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Abenomics” on trial. Will they take this opportunity to break away from the past GDP-growth stage?
Posted: Dec 03, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
Calvert's Sustainability Research, Engagement, Municipal Bonds, and Green Bonds
Posted: Dec 02, 2014 – 08:06 AM EST
Numerous studies have shown that sustainably managed companies grow faster than the market, but how can investors tell whether a company has its business’s financial, environmental and social risks under control? Sustainability indices are a valuable pointer.