SHAREOWNER ACTION | ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES | OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY
The third edition of Disclosing the Facts, published by a coalition of sustainable investment organizations, reveals that companies engaged in hydraulic fracturing continue to prioritize empty assurances over meaningful data.
SHAREOWNER ACTION | ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES | INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS | COAL INDUSTRY
Nongovernmental organizations criticize an expert report that recommends active ownership instead of divestment, which was published one week after Norway's largest private pension fund announced a policy of divestment.
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES | FINANCIAL INDUSTRY | FIXED INCOME
In a year when ExxonMobil rejects stranded assets and half a million march for climate in New York, green bonds offer an increasingly popular fixed-income investment strategy for sustainable investors.
SOCIAL ISSUES | HUMAN RIGHTS | FINANCIAL INDUSTRY
A coalition launches project to rank companies on human rights as BankTrack reports that few financial institutions are making progress on the issue.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | EMERGING MARKETS | RENEWABLE ENERGY
A 2013 briefing by academics from the University of Greenwich argues forcefully for the management by the public sector of a transition to renewable energy, and is cited in Naomi Klein's book This Changes Everything.
SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT | ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
The author and activist argues that global trade policies promoting privatization and government austerity have doomed the climate movement thus far, but insists that there is still time for massive public infrastructure programs to address both climate change and inequality.
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