Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The Global Impact Investing Network surveys impact investors and learns that in addition to environmental and social benefits, measuring their investments can improve financial performance.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. Ethical Corporation reports on the results of its survey of corporations and other stakeholders, addressing risk and opportunity in corporate supply chains.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The international body, formed to promote financial stability following the global financial crisis, seeks to determine how its member jurisdictions have implemented the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. Ceres organizes an investor coalition calling for regulations to strengthen corporate climate reporting, while US SIF and ICCR issue a joint press release urging mandatory sustainability reporting.
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. While it seems implausible that investors concerned with environmental and social justice will vote for Donald Trump, some of the positions take by Hillary Clinton during her years of public service merit scrutiny.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. Friends of the Earth and As You Sow create a free online database to help educate individual investors about which retirement funds continue to invest in companies engaged in deforestation for palm oil production.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. A report by the NGO BankTrack reveals that most major global banks are failing to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in their financing.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The seventh edition of the Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card reveals that while some progress has been made in exiting the financing of coal mining, global financial institutions are lagging badly in other extreme fossil fuels and human rights.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The coalition, coordinated by Boston Common Asset Management, hopes that the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark will help improve corporate human rights disclosures and aid investors in their engagement with companies.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. A report from three NGOs reveals that violations of workers' rights on the palm oil plantations of PepsiCo's joint venture partner in Indonesia includes child labor.
Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The Stephen M. Silberstein Revocable Trust files a shareowner resolution with the mutual funds giant, requesting that its proxy voting practices reflect a link between executive compensation and corporate performance.
Fri, 06 May 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The utility's effort to exclude the resolution calling for analysis of the financial risks associated with a nuclear reactor which could cost over $19 billion is turned down by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. KnowTheChain, founded in 2013 to address California's Supply Chain Transparency Act, will initially benchmark the human rights performance of 20 companies in the information and communications technology industry sector.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The Green Infrastructure Investment Coalition, launched during the COP21 negotiations, now counts over $60 trillion in assets under management supporting a trillion dollar investment in solar.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. Oil Change International reports that the World Bank Group's investments in fossil fuel exploration actually increased in 2015, to $313 million.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. The collaborative investor network Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return writes to ten of the largest restaurant chains, requesting policies addressing overuse of medically necessary antibiotics.
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. Tim Smith of Walden Asset Management posts update on the 50 shareowner proposal addressing corporate lobbying expenditures filed this proxy season.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. Resolutions addressing the moral imperative of limiting climate change and the manner in which the company reports oil reserves replacement will appear on proxy ballot following SEC decision.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. Members of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark complete methodology based in part on UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and plan to publish the first benchmark of corporate human rights performance in November.
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 08:00:00 ESTBy Robert Kropp. In a webinar, Chief Impact Investment Officer David Sand emphasizes the importance the sustainable fixed income firm places on environmental and social impacts.