At the behest of shareholders, financial firms are beginning to recognize climate risk as a material risk. But not Vanguard, America’s largest fund manager with assets totaling 10 percent of the U.S. stock market.
Investment & Markets
Resources & Information related to Investment & Markets, Socially Responsible Investing, SRI, Socially Conscious, Ethical Investing and more.
Liberian schoolchildren face a number of obstacles. NGOs on the ground are out to help — and modest philanthropic investments can keep them going.
In partnership with its clients, Bentall Kennedy brought on board top global academics, sharing a 10-year data pool of nearly 300 office buildings, including 58 million square feet of properties across North America. The study determined that green certifications bring direct benefits—higher rent and occupancy—as well as indirect benefits such as higher lease renewal rates and tenant satisfaction scores.
Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so often overlooked and underfunded?
The Bonn Challenge, a global effort to restore and conserve the world’s forests, was at center stage in Honolulu during this week’s IUCN World Conservation Congress.
Art is emerging as an economic driver for distressed communities. These three cities catalyzed artistic movements to revitalize downtowns, attract visitors and create jobs.
“We’re asking the company to review the financial, reputational and legal risks of continuing to sell this deadly product,” Tom McCaney of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, the lead investor on the resolution, told TriplePundit.
After several frustrating years of trying to establish immigration reform, President Obama has finally come up with a way to help immigrants caught in Congress’ tug-of-war over immigration and finances.
Tanning salon owners say Obamacare is killing their industry. Tanning bed visits are down as 10,000 of 18,000 tanning salons nationwide have closed. But is the Affordable Care Act really to blame?
Donald Trump has gotten a lot of flack for “Made in the USA” product claims on his Amazon-advertised products — which he is now cleaning up thanks to a viral nudge by media, which had a field day the story. We take a look at his advertising wording and just what it is that helped create such a confusing criteria for the iconic made in America label.
This week Tesla Motors staked its claim to having what is now the fastest production car ever manufactured in history: its new Model S can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds.
Identifying the lead driver, or drivers, behind your company’s interest in offsets will help to guide how you design your program and what type of offsets to pursue.
Several recent reports suggest that sales of electric vehicles and cars built without the conventional internal combustion engine are on the rise.