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CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Eleven: New ESG Investment Strategies

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In ESG for Investors, Part Eleven: New ESG Investment Strategies, Michael Jantzi, the CEO of Sustainalytics, dicusses how ESG issues can influence investment decision making. He also explains how Sustainalytics adds to the risk/return equation by providing new ways of looking at sectors that traditional anaylysts don't think about. Part Five of a five-segment interview.

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Added by David Martel on January 20, 2012 at 1:37pm — No Comments

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Ten: The Jantzi Social Index

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In ESG for Investors, Part Ten: "The Jantzi Social Index," Michael Jantzi, the CEO of Sustainalytics, explains how the Sustainalytics measurement tool evaluates the performance of companies that are Canada's leading environmental and social performers. With a 12-year…

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Added by David Martel on January 11, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Seven: Tracking ESG Performance

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In CSR Report ESG for Investors, Part Seven: Michael Jantzi, the CEO of Sustainalytics, talks about how the research and analysis firm tracks the ESG performance of companies around the world, and the Sustainalytics' mission: measuring the gap between understanding and action. Part one of a five-segment interview.

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Added by David Martel on January 6, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Investment Grows in European Organic Food Companies: a 3BL Media Special Report

 

Part Six of the series "ESG for Investors” outlines the growth in value of the European organic food market to an estimated $55 billion in 2009, more than double the level in 2000. Major investments and mergers and acquisitions are now being driven by strong sales, up almost four percent in 2009 despite ongoing economic troubles.

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: EU Funds Program to Integrate ESG into Investment Decisions; Bank of America Awards $280K to East Bay Nonprofits

 

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The European Union has announced funding for a new program to help investors integrate environmental, social, and governance information into their investment decisions. The program will be led by the International Corporate Governance Network and the secretariat of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, together with the…

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Added by David Martel on October 26, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Five: Auto Industry Revenue Forecasts Changed by EPA Policy Shift

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Part Five of the series "ESG for Investors” discusses how investors and asset managers are looking at the auto industry through the filter of a major change in consumer information policy: new MPG labels that include GHG figures. Future sales and revenue are now calculated…

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Added by David Martel on October 11, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Four: Acronym Soup

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Part Four of the series "ESG for Investors” describes the “acronym soup” of terms currently in use throughout the sustainable investment community, and explains why ESG—environmental, social, and governance—is becoming the industry’s term of choice as it demands standardization for better analytic…

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Added by David Martel on October 5, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part One: How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts

 

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The initial segment of "ESG for Investors -  How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts" is an interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance. Simpson discusses integrating ESG data into financial analysis, and describes the three…

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Added by David Martel on August 16, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Westpac & IAG Score Top of the CSR List

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Financial institutions Westpac and Insurance Australia Group have scored high ratings for corporate social responsibility practices, as ranked by the FTSE4Good ESG Ratings.…

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Added by David Martel on May 4, 2011 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Watch IBLF's dialogue with KPMG on the business case for sustainability, ESG investing and more

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What does the future of sustainability look like?

This edition of IBLF's Expert Insight video series features a compelling dialogue with Barend van Bergen, Head of KPMG's…

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Added by David Martel on April 6, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

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