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  • February 2014

    New EU rules require companies to report social impact. “Member states today approved a compromise deal with MEPs that would…Continue readingFebruary 2014

  • January 2014

    Stock exchange aims to reinvent investing for birds, bees and trees. “Intrinsic Value Exchange’s (IVE) mission is ’transform intrinsic value…Continue readingJanuary 2014

  • December 2013

    Sustainability Becoming a Mainstream Corporate Strategy: BCG-Sloan Report. “The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and MIT Sloan Management Review have brought…Continue readingDecember 2013

  • November 2013

    Study: Educated Dutch women favouring SR/ethical investing more relaxed about returns. “Investors with a large proportion of educated female members…Continue readingNovember 2013

  • October 2013

    SRI Research: CSR-Related Shareholder Wins Get Bottom-Line Results. “Adopting corporate social responsibility (CSR) shareholder resolutions leads to large increases in…Continue readingOctober 2013

  • September 2013

    How to read a sustainability report. “Here, then, are five tips to help you make sense of the next report…Continue readingSeptember 2013

  • August 2013

    Article: What are we talking about when we talk about socially responsible investing? – [COMMENTARY] “The highest percentage of affluent…Continue readingAugust 2013

  • July 2013

    Ethical Lapses on Wall Street. – [COMMENTARY] “The second annual survey of Wall Street ethics (or the lack thereof) from…Continue readingJuly 2013

  • June 2013

    Prince Of Wales Calls On Pension Funds To Make ESG Mainstream. – [COMMENTARY] “Addressing an audience of pensions professionals at…Continue readingJune 2013

  • May 2013

    Public Backing for Going Beyond GDP Remains Strong: Global Poll. – [COMMENTARY] “The public around the world remains strongly in…Continue readingMay 2013

  • April 2013

    GISR Launches Principles For Rating The Raters. – [COMMENTARY] “The nearly two years, a nonprofit called GISR — the Global…Continue readingApril 2013

  • March 2013

    NYSE Euronext And Vigeo Launch ESG Indices. – [COMMENTARY] “To promote and support responsible investment (RI), NYSE Euronext (NYX), the…Continue readingMarch 2013

  • February 2013

    Swiss Voters Approve Binding Say On Pay! – [COMMENTARY] “The vote gives shareholders of companies listed in Switzerland a binding…Continue readingFebruary 2013

  • January 2013

    RIRA, India′s Sustainability Forum, Goes Live. – [COMMENTARY] “RIRA–India′s Sustainability Forum–was officially launched on the evening of January 29th. The…Continue readingJanuary 2013

  • December 2012

    Asia Sustainable Investment Review 2012. – [COMMENTARY] “The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA), the region′s professional…Continue readingDecember 2012

  • November 2012

    CSR, Profits ‘Closely Linked.′ – [COMMENTARY] “In the AFA [Adam Friedman Associates] survey, 88 percent of respondents cited company reputation…Continue readingNovember 2012

  • October 2012

    European Banking Ethics Study Notes Challenges For Banks. – [COMMENTARY] “Ethics is seen as reputational risk but is not included…Continue readingOctober 2012

  • September 2012

    Germany Acts to Increase Limits On High-Speed Trades. – [COMMENTARY] “Germany intends to be one of the first countries to…Continue readingSeptember 2012

  • August 2012

    Goldman Sachs Invests In First U.S. Social Impact Bond. – [COMMENTARY] “Goldman Sachs has signed on as the investor in…Continue readingAugust 2012

  • July 2012

    Women As Directors Beat Men-Only Boards In Company Stock Return. – [COMMENTARY] “Shares of companies with a market capitalization of…Continue readingJuly 2012