In 2011, ten professors of law sent a petition to the SEC, urging it to require corporations to disclose all significant political spending so shareholders can hold their companies accountable. As of last month, the petition already had garnered more than 640,000 comments – 99.7 percent of which were in support of greater transparency.
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Women’s financial empowerment has been a hot topic in recent months. There’s a definite buzz around gender-lens investing and its potential to make more of impact capital. Yet, while the gender lens approach is an exciting step forward for women’s financial empowerment, it isn’t the whole story.
Launched by Bolsa Mexicana de Valores and wholesale financial markets broker SIF ICAP, the MEXICO2 platform seeks to promote and foster private and public sector investment and collaboration in climate change mitigation initiatives that reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable forestry and agricultural projects.
neighbourly is truly a social network, encouraging members to form and join new communities and connecting them to businesses interested in funding community projects.
By Brenda A. Morris If you choose not to eat animal products or are trying to limit your meat consumption for ethical reasons, you owe it to yourself and to the animals to take a look at the holdings in your investment portfolio. Even folks who are die hard carnivores would, all else being equal, … Continued
As the premier media partner for the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open London (SBIOL) which will take place at the SB London conference, we would like to introduce each of our four finalists. This week, meet GravityLight. By Candice McLeod Deciwatt, a UK-based social enterprise, has found inspiration for their current innovation in an unexpected place, by capitalizing on the … Continued
One for One brand TOMS is launching TOMS Marketplace, an online retail destination that features a curated collection of socially conscious products from third-party companies, in the hopes of using its trusted name to bolster social entrepreneurship.
To mark the publication of Impact Investing 2.0, a watershed study of 12 successful impact investing funds, Maximpact talks to one of its authors, Jed Emerson. Emerson discusses the core skills needed on a “multilingual” leadership team and gives his thoughts on which graduate schools are successfully training the impact leaders of tomorrow.
Jed Emerson discusses the groundbreaking new report, Impact Investing 2.0, and what it means for the leadership of successful impact investing funds. In the first of a two-part series, Emerson reveals the reasons behind his personal interest in “multilingual leadership” and why the very nature of leadership in impact organization is changing.
The risk of climate change has fossil fuel investors worried. And they aren’t just concerned about what extreme climate change means for the planet, but for the well being of their investments if fossil fuel companies don’t consider the potential impact of global warming.
SPECIAL SERIES: Mobile Innovation
The Wireless Innovation Project will offer up to $600,000 in funding to worthy projects that use mobile technology to make a difference.