PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Where’s the Money for Sustainable Agriculture?   
June 05, 2020
Source: Ag Web - There’s a whole world of funding that can help to bring conservation practices onto your farm. Those cost shares can be a big help for producers who want to take a stab at something new like cover crops, reduced tillage, or...
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Sustainalytics Launches Transition Bond Second-Party Opinion Service   
June 03, 2020
Source: Sustainalytics - Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings and data, today announced it is launching a Transition Bond Second-Party Opinion Service that provides independent opinions on transition-focused bond...
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SoftBank put together a $100 million investment fund for minority-owned businesses in 24 hours   
June 03, 2020
Source: CNBC - SoftBank on Wednesday announced a $100 million Opportunity Fund that will invest only in companies led by people of color. It’s one of the first large funds created in response to nationwide protests sparked by the killing of...
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The Only Way is ESG    
June 02, 2020
Source: Morningstar - Sustainable investing has moved into the mainstream in recent years. Eventually everyone will be an ESG investor, says Morningstar columnist John Rekenthaler
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Venture firms rush to find ways to support Black founders and investors   
June 02, 2020
Source: TechCrunch - As protests against police brutality and economic manifestations of systemic racism in the U.S. continue, venture capital firms are joining the chorus of technology industry advocates lending their support to the cause.
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Sweeping new report provides U.S. financial regulators with key action steps to protect financial markets from the ongoing climate crisis   
June 01, 2020
Source: Ceres - Agencies must ensure a climate-smart recovery from Covid-19 and mandate climate stress tests and climate risk disclosure to protect capital markets
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The weekend read: Sustainable finance – reassessing risk, purpose   
June 01, 2020
Source: PV Magazine - Climate impacts are becoming a part of investor vernacular. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles frequently underpin what is understood as sustainable investment
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China Crisis Puts Spotlight on Human Rights Risk for ESG Investors   
May 29, 2020
Source: Barrons - Even if stocks have shrugged off U.S. China tensions, the specter of human rights risk will make investors who follow environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics more wary about investing in China, experts say.
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Morgan Stanley: Asset Owners See Sustainability as Core to Future of Investing   
May 29, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - A majority of asset owners globally actively integrate ESG factors into their investment process, according to a new survey published today by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and Morgan Stanley Investment...
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What the Pandemic Means for Sustainable Investing   
May 29, 2020
Source: Morning Star - The global coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on sustainable investing. Funds that use environmental, social, and governance analysis as a key part of their investment approach held up better than their conventional peers in...
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