The latest in the spheres of socially responsible investing, impact investing, and other ways investors and shareholders are asserting their desire for ethical investment options.
Cross-Posted from Supply Chain. If we are to really shift the textile industry from one that is harming workers, local communities and the environment to one that is circular and sustainable, scalable solutions will be necessary.
The Morgan Stanley IQ application gives wealth management clients new customizable insights into the social and environmental impact of their investment portfolios.
$5.3 trillion investor coalition reports on how global food companies including Tesco, Carrefour and Nestlé are responding to consumer demand for alternative proteins
Here are a few preliminary steps asset owners should take when beginning the search for an investment manager that integrates ESG.
Investors with nearly $10 trillion in assets are targeting over 700 companies that are not transparent enough about their environmental impact, and pushing them to disclose this information through CDP. This is the first time that CDP is reporting publicly on its Non-Disclosure Campaign.
At the heart of the Certified TBL program is its advocacy of multicapital- and context-based Triple Bottom Line accounting, still new to most organizations but rapidly emerging as the gold standard for measurement and reporting.
Cross-Posted from Business Case. You’re sitting across from the decision-maker for a large potential sustainability project. It’s taken months, possibly years, to get here. If your numbers look good, the decision is much more likely to be a positive one for you, for them and for the world.
Sustainability standards setters release implementation guide for complying with TCFD recommendations for communicating about climate-related financial risk.
Largest private sector investment to date will prepare next generation of global workforce with education and training, build financially stable communities and help break the cycle of poverty.
Human capital issues increasingly important area for corporate leadership, as market participants call for greater transparency.
New market offering seeks to improve transparency, disclosure and private-sector engagement with rising environmental, social and governance risk concerns.
Bank’s third environmental commitment is designed to advance solutions to issues aligned with the SDGs — including sustainable energy and transportation, climate resiliency, clean water and sanitation.
New impact investment vehicle provides funding to underserved women of color and low-income women entrepreneurs across the US.
Backed by John Hancock, COIN offers customers eight Impact Areas to invest in with as little as $50.
DO is a free, easy-to-use mobile banking service that lets users track, understand and reduce their CO2 footprints through carbon offsetting.
Almond, a groundbreaking economic framework that aims to tackle the world of sustainable consumer goods, rewards those who make an effort to purchase sustainable products and help to combat cheap consumer goods.
The Clif Ag Fund will help increase the economic resilience of organic farmers in Clif’s supply chain — including lower energy costs from day one.
Companies increasingly recognize the importance to their bottom line of a comprehensive sustainability strategy, which includes reporting.
Now, projects seeking funding must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of a third-party assessor, that they advance the SDGs.
Cross-Posted from Supply Chain. Over 80 investors warn that “animal agriculture is the world’s highest-emitting sector without a low-carbon plan.”