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ESG investor initiatives to merge   
August 13, 2019
Source: Environmental finance - The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is to amalgamate with the Enhanced Analytics Initiative, opening up the latter's research on 'extra-financial issues' to a wider audience. To access this article please sign-in...
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PIRC joins EAI   
August 13, 2019
Source: Professional Pensions - UK-based PIRC has clients including pension funds and asset managers, with combined assets of over £750bn. Alan MacDougall, managing director of the consultancy, said of the decision to join the EAI: “PIRC has long...
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Cement companies are starting to get a $33tr headache   
August 11, 2019
Source: Moneyweb - Now, some of the world’s most powerful investors are echoing those calls. Members of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate change and the Climate Action 100+, a coalition of money managers with more than $33 trillion...
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Tag : Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change   
August 10, 2019
Source: IPE - Market bubbles would not happen in a perfect world. But humans are not perfect and our economies are inherently unstable. Fundamental investment success involves developing a view on global trends and future market directions as...
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Leveraging endowments for social and environmental change   
August 10, 2019
Source: The New School - New York (February 18, 2011) — The New School and the Responsible Endowments Coalition will co-host a national meeting of students, faculty, and university trustees from across the United States to examine how universities...
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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Educational Endowments and Sustainable Investing   
August 10, 2019
Source: blogs.thomsonreuters.com - Student movements, supported by organizations such as the Responsible Endowments Coalition have played an important role. In addition, Dyer suggests that the involvement of larger, mainstream investment managers in creating ESG...
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The partnership is dead. Long live the partnership.   
August 10, 2019
Source: The Financial Times - Any good lawyer will tell you that it is a partnership for tax purposes only. The Council of Institutional Investors, the influential group of pension funds and asset managers, has said that it does not take issue with the...
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CII identifies directors of companies with dual-class shares   
August 08, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - Board directors of U.S. public companies going public with dual-class share structures were identified in a list released Wednesday by the Council of Institutional Investors. CII's "Dual-Class Enablers" lists the other boards...
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Nuns who own shares of Smith & Wesson parent company call for corporate human rights policy   
August 08, 2019
Source: MassLive - The group backing the resolution, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility — made up mostly of Catholic nuns and Catholic health care providers — is the same group that last year successfully required...
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Commonwealth Bank warns climate change could slash farm productivity   
August 08, 2019
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Erwin Jackson, director of policy at Investor Group on Climate Change, said the physical effect of climate change was "increasingly recognised as a systemic financial risk requiring the same levels of governance and active...
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