PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Jim Andrews: Working toward an ecologically sustainable economic system   
March 02, 2020
Source: Vt Digger - The Salisbury Conservation Commission recently sponsored a talk entitled “Infinite Economic Growth and other Fairytales that Destroy Ecologies and Communities” by ecological economist Dr. Jon Erickson of the Gund Institute at UVM.
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A 2040 vision for the US power industry: Evaluating two decarbonization scenarios   
February 28, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Co - To get a sense of how far and how fast the United States is likely to reduce power-sector emissions, watch PJM, the country’s largest system.
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When It Comes to Sustainability, Amazon Delivers… Greenhouse Gas Emissions   
February 28, 2020
Source: Truthout - Is sustainability finally cornering the stock market? That’s one way to read a recent Bloomberg News report that investment funds with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria — often marketed as “sustainable”...
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Sustainable start-ups should consider corporate venture capital first   
February 28, 2020
Source: The Conversation - Urgent issues like the climate crisis, environmental degradation threatening millions of species, social inequality and other challenges mean that the global economy needs to immediately transform itself to become sustainable.
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BlackRock highlights changing role of sustainable investments   
February 28, 2020
Source: FT - Investors have been warned of the need to prepare for a potentially drastic repricing of assets as huge sums of money flowing into sustainable investment products threaten to upend traditional pricing models.
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UN Global Compact and five partner organisations ring the bell for gender equality at 77 stock exchanges   
February 27, 2020
Source: UN Global Compact - or the sixth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 77 exchanges (confirmed events as of 4 March 2020) around the world plan to ring opening or closing bells to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 (Sunday 8 March...
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Maersk Secures Sustainability-Linked $5 Billion Credit Facility   
February 27, 2020
Source: G Captain - Shipping giant A.P. Moller – Maersk says it has secured a $5 billion revolving credit facility that will be tied to its environmental performance.
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Demand has more seeing inclusion of ESG metrics   
February 24, 2020
Source: Pensions & Investments - This could be the year that measuring ESG investing grows up, thanks in large part to investor demand. "The industry has definitely come a long way over the past decade to really measure ESG," said Michele Giuditta, director of...
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3 ESG Fixed-Income Funds to Keep an Eye On   
February 24, 2020
Source: Morningstar - Morningstar Prospects is a list of investment strategies that are not currently covered by Morningstar's manager research analysts but might be in the future. The list provides advance notice of some promising funds that you...
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Directors, Take Note: ESG Can Drive Value in 2020   
February 24, 2020
Source: Oil and Gas 360 - ESG has become a mainstream concern across companies, industries, and markets throughout the world. More than ever, companies’ ability to manage ESG risks and take advantage of new market opportunities can help them drive value...
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