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Australia's big institutional investors say private finance can get global emissions and climate change under control   
March 05, 2015
- businessinsider.com.au - Nathan Fabian, CEO of the îInvestor Group on Climate Changeî, says investors and financiers are allocating more capital to clean energy and less to fossil fuels. However, he says government...
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Green energy investor returns rise as carbon bubble looms   
March 05, 2015
- Responding To Climate Change - Investment in low-carbon energy is becoming a steadily safer bet than fossil fuels, because of a combination of policy and technology trends, according to the head of the îInvestor Group on...
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Vanguard and BlackRock Plan to Get More Assertive With Their Investments   
March 04, 2015
- Wall Street Journal - Ms. Borrus is deputy director at the îCouncil of Institutional Investorsî, a Washington group representing 126 U.S. pension funds. âThey own the market. They canât walk away,â...
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Trian's Proxy War With DuPont Revives Dormant Voting Debate   
March 04, 2015
- Forbes - In early 2014, the îCouncil of Institutional Investorsî petitioned for the SEC to push the use of universal proxies to better enfranchise shareholders, however, the Securities and Exchange Commission...
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Wal-Mart wage hike seen pressuring Target, fast-food   
March 04, 2015
- Yahoo Finance - David Schilling, senior program director for human rights at the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî, said investors would use the Wal-Mart wage hike as leverage when negotiating changes at...
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Former LPFA chief to head advisory board at £2.6bn town hall fund   
March 03, 2015
- Financial News - Scales is widely known for his efforts to promote long-term and sustainable investment decision-making among pension funds, and has headed up the likes of the îInstitutional Investors Group on Climate...
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The Garden Where Rough Edges Grow | The Nation   
March 02, 2015
- The Nation - I spoke with and learned a great deal from leaders at Demos, the îResponsible Endowments Coalitionî, the Center for American Progress, Black Mesa Water Coalition, and the National Domestic Workers...
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Would Walmart Wage Hike Result in Similar Moves for American Businesses'   
March 02, 2015
- Highlight Press - In a recent interview, îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî senior program director David Schilling said that âthe ripples go forwardâ when a company like Walmart does...
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EU launches pilot projects to leverage green energy spending   
March 01, 2015
- Yahoo News - The îInstitutional Investors Group on Climate Changeî, which represents investors responsible for nearly 9 trillion euros in assets, says EU financing instruments can attract private capital if there are...
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Wal-Mart's pay hike will have massive ripple effects in America   
March 01, 2015
- The Business Insider - David Schilling, senior programme director for human rights at the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî, said: âItâs not just the retail sector. It could be fast food,...
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