Monthly Archives: August 2010

Assessing Environmental Risks – Implications for bank credit lending and corporate access to capital

The New York Times today has an interesting article “Banks Grow Wary of Environmental Risks” which talks about the fact that we’re seeing some of the world’s largest banks implementing new lending policies which examine risks within their credit portfolios … Continue reading

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A SEC bounty for whistleblowers on corporate corruption. As a corporation, director or shareholder, are you ready?

So a few weeks ago I wrote about WikiLeaks and how they’ll allow for whistleblowers to come forward and be protected.  Well, now it appears that the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (known as the Dodd-Frank Act waiting … Continue reading

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Oil Industry Collaboration – Now that’s a sustainable move!

So today, as I’m getting my daily dose of java and Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, I see an article that’s touting the great news that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has made an announcement that it developed a new technology that … Continue reading

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What do “WikiLeaks” and Sustainable Investing have in common?

So last week as I’m returning from vacation, I come across an article in the Financial Times called “A digital deluge” which is talking about the dump of tens of thousands of secret US military documents onto a website called … Continue reading

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As sustainable investors are we “Tapped” in or not?

During yesterday’s rainy summer evening I sat to watch a movie and came across this movie called “Tapped”.  Given that I consider myself to be somewhat aware of water issues, in particular from an investment standpoint, I must admit that … Continue reading

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