SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT | EMERGING MARKETS
A white paper from Business Monitor International analyzes foreign direct investment in the Middle East and North Africa and concludes that political instability has led to declines in several countries.
COMMUNITY INVESTMENT | COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution will use the $100 million bond to finance community development projects in California and Nevada.
SOCIAL ISSUES | HUMAN RIGHTS
An ACLU report originally published in June gains especial relevance in the wake of the paramilitary response to civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
SHAREOWNER ACTION | HUMAN RIGHTS | CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Who Profits, a research organization based in Tel Aviv, issues a report analyzing the role of heavy equipment manufacturers in supporting Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.
SHAREOWNER ACTION | ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
A consortium of major corporations led by Walmart launches the Closed Loop Fund to help fund municipal recycling projects, but critics say EPR will accomplish more.
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES | UTILITIES
The New England Clean Energy Council calls for modernization of the region's grid to encourage renewables and distributed energy resources.
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