ESG / Sustainability Streaming News
EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Slip As Traders Wait For Fed Rate Update   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: Morning Star - The Stoxx Europe 600 index dropped 0.2% to 381.19, partly erasing a 0.3% gain from Monday. Among biggest decliners in the pan-European index, shares of Heineken NV (HEIA.AE) slumped 4% after Mexico's Femsa (FMX) late Monday said...
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How your morning cup of coffee can help save the world   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Sustainability Consortium (TSC)
Source: Yahoo News - For example, organizations such as The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) are providing retailers with tools for measuring supplier performance on the most important issues, like deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions. Through...
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Impax Asset Management Acquires Rival Pax World Management   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Jantzi-Sustainalytics, Sustainalytics
Source: Wealth Management - Morningstar also took a direct 40 percent stake in Sustainalytics—a global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and ratings—that same month. The amount of money Morningstar invested has not...
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European markets edge lower ahead of Federal Reserve meeting; Ocado slips 5%   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: CNBC - The pan-European Stoxx 600 edged down by around 0.16 percent during early morning deals, with almost all sectors in negative territory. The Federal Reserve is poised to begin a two-day meeting later on Tuesday as investors...
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MSCI Hires Jeremy Baskin as Head of Client Coverage in the Americas   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Yahoo Finance - “Jeremy’s extensive leadership experience and global strategic perspective will help us continue to deliver real and sustainable value to our clients in the Americas,” said Laurent Seyer, Chief Client Officer,...
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Tuesday's business with Dominic O'Connell   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: BBC - Sleep more important than money according to research funded by Sainsbury's. And Ryanair's cancelled flights - how did the airline mess up so badly'
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C-Suite leaders honored with 'Phoenix Business Journal' awards   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Business Journal - Business Journal's first awards recognizing C-Suite business leaders. Phoenix has a fair share of good corporate leaders, and next month the Phoenix Business Journal will honor some of them during its first C-Suite awards. The ...
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I will champion the corporate governance code for public boards– Dr. Osei Akoto   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: Business and Financial Times on MSN.com - Dr. Anthony Osei Akoto, Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation has bemoaned the lack of regulations that guide the conduct of persons appointed to public board in the country and has promised to champion a new law to be used to...
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BNDES says Batistas lack proper sense of governance for Brazil's JBS   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: Business Insider - RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The controlling Batista family lacks the proper sense of corporate governance needed to run JBS SA, the Brazilian meatpacking giant whose owners are ensnared in a corruption scandal, a top...
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The Greening Effect   
(Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Source: NACS - Between 2010 and 2015, 62 of the world’s 100 biggest companies steadily slashed emissions yearly, with an overall 12% drop during that period, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. This suggests that oil companies had...
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