PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Ahead of World Water Day, Ceres launches new effort to catalyze capital markets to value water as a financial risk   
March 20, 2020
Source: Ceres - As climate change, population growth, and pollution increasingly threaten water availability and water quality around the globe, the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres announced a major new effort today to catalyze...
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Sustainable Finance: From Niche to New Normal   
March 20, 2020
Source: Global Compliance News - There is an increasing sense of urgency and expectation about putting the global economy on a path toward sustainable development. The urgency stems from a massive projected investment gap of EUR 180 billion each year to meet the...
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Investors with over US$200b support BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark   
March 18, 2020
Source: Investor Alliance for Human Rights - The need for corporate transparency and accountability in the financial sector is vital in today’s increasingly connected world. While private sector banks can contribute to economic growth and prosperity through increased access...
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2020 is a critical year for the world’s forests   
March 17, 2020
Source: Ceres - As the need to address biodiversity loss, climate change and ecosystem stability become more urgent, it’s more important than ever that investors turn their attention to mitigating the risks deforestation poses to individual...
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Does ESG investing deliver its promise?   
March 16, 2020
Source: The Asset - RELIABLE fund managers and investment strategies should be able to perform even through a significant market downturn. With the broad market sell-off in the past week sending worrying signals arising from the coronavirus...
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Microsoft stock is the biggest winner from environmental and socially responsible investing   
March 16, 2020
Source: Quartz - Microsoft has been the biggest winner from stock market investment into environmental, social, and governance-oriented (ESG) funds, according to financial data company EPFR. The Windows creator is among the tech giants...
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Investors and companies urge states to adopt Transportation and Climate Initiative, a ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’   
March 12, 2020
Source: Ceres - A diverse group of investors, companies, trade associations, institutions, and organizations across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are urging the region’s governors today to band together and create a clean transportation future...
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Roiling Markets Test Strength of Investors’ Sustainability Commitment   
March 12, 2020
Source: Karma Impact - The 15% meltdown in equities over the past three weeks is poised to test investors’ commitments to sustainability as never before.
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Goldman to Vote Against Directors if Boards Lack Women   
March 11, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s fund-management unit wants a woman on every corporate board, and the Wall Street firm said it's now willing to
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Can Climate Sustainability Help Your Portfolio? Oh, Yes   
March 11, 2020
Source: Forbes - Stock prices historically depend on future cash flows. But what if climate change endangers that stream? Odds are very strong, alas, that this could happen. And the results for investors will be ugly. Not to mention the results...
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