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May 15, 2013
Call It What You Like — New Investing Approach Gains Followers
More than 11 percent of investments under U.S. professional management were selected for companies' financial performance and their social and environmental responsibility in 2012.
April 29, 2013
Smart Sustainable Investing
A lot of green has moved into green funds. That's the finding of the U.S. Social Investing Forum, which reports some $3.74 trillion in socially responsible investments last year, up 22 percent from in 2010.
February 11, 2013
Why The Millennial Generation Needs to Redefine Sustainability
Achieving sustainability as a state of existence should be our number-one global priority. In fact, unsustainability is a product of what the world perceives to be the most pressing issues of our time.
Februaruy 6, 2013
One-Third of Companies Report Profits
More than one-third of companies are reporting a profit from their sustainability efforts, a 23 percent increase from the previous year, according to an annual study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Boston Consulting Group.
December 14, 2012
Climate Change Poll Reveals Nearly 4 In 5 Americans Acknowledge Rising Temperatures.
Nearly 4 out of 5 Americans now think temperatures are rising and that global warming will be a serious problem for the United States if nothing is done about it, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds. …
December 14, 2012
UN Leak Shows More Evidence Humans Cause Global Warming
A leaked draft of the UN's most comprehensive study ever on climate change shows increasing evidence that links human activity to global warming. It is “extremely likely” mankind is responsible for more than half of the observed temperature rises since the 1950s, a United Nations agency said in a draft report.
December 14, 2012
EPA Said to Tighten Soot Rules That Industry Fought
EPA Said to Tighten Soot Rules That Industry Fought. In the first major environmental regulation since the re- election of President Barack Obama, the EPA rejected requests from industry groups that sought to weaken or delay the proposed changes. …
Decmeber 10, 2012
U.S. Intelligence Agencies See a Different World in 2030
New technologies, dwindling resources and explosive population growth in the next 18 years will alter the global balance of power and trigger radical economic and political changes at a speed unprecedented in modern history, says a new report by the U.S. intelligence community.…
December 8, 2012
Pollution Limits Renewed With UN Push for Climate Aid
The international effort to curb global warming inched forward with an agreement that extends pollution limits under the Kyoto Protocol and calls for work on a mechanism that would pay aid for climate-r elated disasters…
November 30, 2012
Sustainable Investing Shift
Now this type of investing, called sustainable and responsible investing, has evolved to include companies that consider environmental and social impact or corporate governance as much a part of the bottom line as making a profitable product…
November 19, 2012
Sustainable Investments Continue to Rise
11.2% of all investments under professional management in the US meet "sustainable" investment standards, a rise of 22% over the past two years.
November 14, 2012
Assets Involved In SRI Jumps Significantly.
U.S. assets invested based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria increased nearly 30 percent to $3.314 trillion at year-end 2011 from 2009, US SIF reports. The group's foundation announced the finding in its 2012 Report On Sustainable And Responsible Investing Trends In The United States, which it released today. US SIF represents financial advisors, firms, institutions and others involved in SRI...
October 12, 2012
Food, Water Shortages Should Alarm All Investors
Sustainability needs to be embraced by all investors and integrated across capital markets if the world is to address its most pressing problems, says the president of a leading U.S. investor coalition...
September 12, 2012
Bayer, Nestle Lead Carbon-Cutting Effort as Climate Risk Grows
About 37 percent of respondents in a survey of the 500 biggest companies reported an immediate danger to their operations from disruptions ranging from floods that shut factories in Thailand to drought that's decimated crops in the U.S., the London-based non-profit said today in a report. That's up from 30 percent last year and 10 percent in 2010.
July 2, 2012
Knowledge Is Power
A new report from DB Climate Change Advisors, a unit of Deutsche Bank Group, is a must-read for any advisor trying to understand sustainable investing and whether it contributes to long-term value and performance. The report, released recently, concludes sustainable investing can be a clear win for investors...
June 26, 2012
EPA Carbon Limits On Power Plants, Vehicles Upheld By Court
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was "unambiguously correct" in moving to set limits on industrial and automotive emissions of greenhouse gases including carbon dioxide, a federal appeals court said…
June 10, 2012
Planting the sustainable-investing seed
Sustainability is no fad. In fact, it has become a big part of business performance and competitiveness. The need for operational efficiency has created dynamic innovation in sustainable practices designed to lower costs and protect future supply and distribution chains.
February 17, 2012
Saints Beat Sinners for Sustainable Investing: Stock Chart
For most investors, "sustainability" isn't about doing the right thing. The conversation has evolved. It's about doing the smart thing. This demands an answer to the fundamental question: Does it pay to invest in sustainability…