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Sovereign Bond Investors Waking Up to Climate Change Risk

November 8th, 2016|

For years, many mainstream investors have been on the fence about climate change, often dismissing the topic as a “long-term issue.” But as the potential investment risks of not acting on climate change have come [...]

SRI Conference Nov. 9-11 | Climate Change: Solutions for Responsible Investors

October 14th, 2016|

The 27th Annual SRI Conference - on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, they are catalyzing the shift to a [...]

Upcoming events on Climate Change and Sovereign Bonds

September 28th, 2016|

ERISC Phase II Webinar: How climate change impacts sovereign credit risk 12 October 4:00 PM CEST/10 AM EDT/7 AM PDT This webinar will feature presentations and Q&A on the ERISC II report recently released by [...]

PODCAST: Susan Burns | What the Ecological Footprint tells us

September 12th, 2016|

By many measures, humans have shown themselves to be a pretty successful species. But we are living unsustainably. We are consuming more resources than the Earth can provide– we are in global ecological overshoot. The [...]

8 Sept.: Roadmap for ESG and Credit Ratings

September 7th, 2016|

WATCH VIDEOSusan Burns, Co-Founder of Global Footprint Network and Director of its Finance for Change Initiative, moderated this panel discussion at PRI in Person in Singapore.In his introduction, Nick Robins, co-director of the UNEP Inquiry into the [...]

Five charts that explain who gets hit hardest by food price rises

June 15th, 2016|

Global food prices will remain stable for the year ahead, suggest recent UN forecasts, but in the longer term we can expect much more volatility.That’s because the food sector is unable to cope with a [...]