R. Paul Herman

R. Paul Herman is tagged in 5 stories.
What’s the Climate Risk of Your Insurance Company?
What’s the Climate Risk of Your Insurance Company?

Finance & Investment / Recently, on National Insurance Awareness Day, I reflected on the previous week, when California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones keynoted at the Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) lunch meeting. - 2 years ago

#NewMetrics '15: Everything You Need to Succeed at Sustainability Investing, Impact Reporting
#NewMetrics '15: Everything You Need to Succeed at Sustainability Investing, Impact Reporting

New Metrics / The final morning’s plenaries at New Metrics ‘15 started with a warm welcome and call from MC Paul Herman of HIP Investor to be energized and ready to focus in on sustainability investing.Herman started with a reminder that 84 percent of the market value of the S&P is intangible and completely missing from the balance sheet. Connecting returns to business efforts around sustainability efforts and performance is a door to finding this value. These absent “knowable but ignored factors” include people as an asset, natural resource efficiency; governance, board diversity and inclusion; and transparency. - 4 years ago

#NewMetrics ’15: How to Accelerate Climate Solutions through Investing
#NewMetrics ’15: How to Accelerate Climate Solutions through Investing

New Metrics / Think talking about investment is always boring? Think again: This had to have been the most highly charged workshop at New Metrics ’15. - 4 years ago

#SB15sd: How to Design One-Click Impact Investment Opportunities for Employees
#SB15sd: How to Design One-Click Impact Investment Opportunities for Employees

Organizational Change / Tuesday, day two of SB ‘15 San Diego, marked a transition from workshops to breakout sessions and this morning’s session on practical tips and case studies for employee engagement featured a star-studded lineup of experts from Kiva, Google, HP and HIP Investor.We kicked things off with a welcome from WeSpire, host sponsor of the “Workplace of the Future” track, who asked the question: How do we give employees the opportunity to bring their best selves to work? - 4 years ago

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Creating More Value, Profit with 21st-Century Financial Statements — and CPAs
Creating More Value, Profit with 21st-Century Financial Statements — and CPAs

New Metrics / Shareholders would revolt — and fire the CEO, CFO and Boards of Directors — of companies who ignore more than 80 percent of the factors that drive more value and profit.Prepare for a revolution, as 84 percent is the proportion of corporate value in the S&P500 corporations that is intangible. That’s right — the plant, property and equipment, as well as inventory, receivables and cash recorded on regulatory- required financial statements are only 16 percent, or one-sixth, of the value of your S&P500 index. - 4 years ago

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