PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corp. Files $300M SPAC   
May 08, 2020
Source: SPAC Insider - Which, if you’re a little fuzzy on what “sustainability” is, or what it includes, it’s essentially companies with a strong ESG profile, or Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”), but specifically companies with existing...
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Two Investment Firms Launch Funds Aimed at Tackling Climate and Sustainability Challenges   
May 06, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - The Fund will invest in companies in North America and Europe that are poised to accelerate the decarbonization of the industrial economy. The Fund was backed by a group of institutional investors in North America, Europe, and...
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How coronavirus is advancing luxury brands’ sustainability plans   
May 06, 2020
Source: Glossy - According to Boston Consulting Group, sustainability efforts are often additional costs that are not high on brands’ priority lists.
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New report shows key actions utilities can take to accelerate corporate transition to electric vehicles   
May 05, 2020
Source: Ceres - Companies are eager to electrify their vehicle fleets, and agree on the specific action’s utilities, regulators, and policymakers can take to drive accelerated electrification, according to a new report released today based on...
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ISS ESG Launches New SDG Impact Rating   
May 05, 2020
Source: ISS - ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., today announced the launch of the new ISS ESG SDG Impact Rating available for an initial coverage universe of more than 6,500 companies, to be...
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The Investor Agenda founding partners call for a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic   
May 04, 2020
Source: Ceres - The following can be attributed to the heads of the Founding Partners of The Investor Agenda on the release of their global statement on a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic:
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How COVID-19 Is Waking Up Wall Street To Sustainability    
May 01, 2020
Source: Huffpost - The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the problems with how many businesses operate: from inadequate sick leave policies and poor working conditions to continued attempts to duck environmental commitments.
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Sustainable Finance Targets Matter More Than Ever: Three Lessons for Banks   
May 01, 2020
Source: Responsible Investor - In the midst of the twin global public health and economic crises, concerns about climate change may fade, even though the threat of climate change still looms large and the need for a systemic shift towards a low-carbon,...
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WorldGBC and GRESB join forces to drive net zero carbon buildings   
April 30, 2020
Source: GRESB - World Green Building Council, a global network of around 70 Green Building Councils, has announced a collaboration with GRESB, the leading global sustainability benchmark for real estate portfolios, to recognize companies that...
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SFI Community Grants Strengthen Connections Between Forests and Communities to Advance Local Sustainability Solutions   
April 30, 2020
Source: Benzinga - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced 10 SFI Community Grants today featuring collaboration between 40 partner organizations. This commitment to local communities helps SFI achieve its mission of advancing...
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