Category Archives: Sustainable Investing

ESG Integration – Have we crossed the tipping point?

Well, it’s been awhile and I have been quite hesitant to continue on this journey to blogging yet, there just seems to be so much happening that I feel that it should be shared.  So, here I am back into … Continue reading

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Forbes — “Is CSR as we know it Obsolete?”

First and foremost, I am pleasantly surprised to see Forbes including a discussion on CSR in it’s online forum.  Secondly, I was equally surprised to read this headline and wanted to shout “Finally!”. The author of the article notes that … Continue reading

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UNPRI delays launch of new signatory reporting standards — what can that mean?

So there’s been lots of talk in the past few days about the implications of the UNPRI’s delay of the new reporting framework for it’s signatories. They’ve been working on this new framework since 2011 and it was due to … Continue reading

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A CEO’s behaviour can move a company’s market capitalization by as much as 6%!

While attending the Responsible Business Summit last week in New York, I came across this interesting weekly publication called Agenda (http://www.agendaweek.com) which ran a very intersting article on why the CEO’s personal conduct is a board matter. The article highlights … Continue reading

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Water Scarcity – Even the US Government sees the threat

As we look at the long-term issues that sustainability brings forth, resource depletion and scarcity are top of mind.  We’ve written about water a variety of times at this blog, but this past week brings a whole new confirmation of … Continue reading

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Is M&A starting to be driven by sustainability issues?

Recently I’ve been thinking more and more about sustainable business strategy and in particular, how eventually we’ll see large corporations buy smaller, more efficient and sustainable organizations for not just assets, but more so for their sustainability know-how.  Sustainability has … Continue reading

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