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November 21, 2014 Market Structure Map - Feedback

Source: Tim Quast, President, ModernNetworks IR LLC

We’re inundated with market information in the investor-relations profession. The feedback loop is so intensive that it can somewhere morph from meaningful to white noise. You don’t know what you’re measuring or hearing. The...[more]

November 19, 2014 The moral issue of climate change

Source: Washington Post

The politics of selfishness was embraced enthusiastically last week by Sen. Mitch McConnell. In dismissing President Obama’s deal with China to reduce carbon emissions, the incoming Senate majority leader said “carbon emission...

November 19, 2014 Why Organic Isn't 'Sustainable'

Source: Forbes

“Sustainable” has become a buzzword. It is applied not only to agriculture and energy production but to sectors as far afield as the building and textile industries. Some universities offer courses or even degrees in...

November 18, 2014 The Anti-Obamacare FAQ

Source: Slate

Though the Affordable Care Act passed into law in 2010, conservatives continue to fight it at every opportunity: in the courts, in state legislatures, and in Congress. It’s a safe bet that as the race for the 2016 GOP...

November 18, 2014 Extreme Wealth Is Bad for Everyone—Especially the Wealthy

Source: New Republic

When I was fourteen I met a man with a talent for restoring a sense of fairness to a society with vast and growing inequalities in wealth. His name was Jack Kenney and he’d created a tennis camp, called Tamarack, in the mountains...

November 17, 2014 Editorial: Pipeline undermines climate objectives

The Pitt News - At the summit, President Obama conveyed urgency to other nations regarding climate change â this came in the wake of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeîâs (IPCC) report that...

November 14, 2014 Michelin CEO addresses sustainability

Source: Rubber News

CHENGDU, China—While the more recognizable Michelin man roamed among the crowd hamming it up with some of the 6,000 in attendance, the top Michelin man—CEO Jean-Dominique Senard—talked about his company’s commitment to innovation...

November 14, 2014 How to Prepare for Obamacare's Collapse

Source: Bloomberg

Fear of disruption has long dominated the politics of health care. People seem to have a strong, and reasonable, preference that their health-insurance arrangements not be up-ended by the ideological schemes of politicians.

November 14, 2014 Op-ed: Understanding executive pay at home and abroad

Source: Deseret News

In recent years, an increasing emphasis has been placed on the idea that executives of major companies make an incredible amount of money each year. In the U.S., it is not uncommon to see executives making over 100 times more per...

November 13, 2014 Changing climate creates huge risks and opportunities for the UK

Source: Click Green.org

Climate change will increasingly pose serious challenges to Britain and British interests, but addressing the issue will bring significant opportunities for the nation’s business, according to a panel of leading experts

November 13, 2014 The Demise of the White Democratic Voter

Source: NY Times

It has not escaped the notice of political analysts that 72 percent of whites without college degrees — a rough proxy for what we used to call the white working class — believe that “the U.S. economic system generally favors the...

November 12, 2014 Drop in Oil Consumption Signals Power of Free Market

The Huffington Post - Think about what's happened just over the last month: Car-sharing moved into the mainstream. Avis, which leads the industry in îCSRHubî's social responsibility ratings, paid $500 million for the...

November 10, 2014 It’s time to stop compromising on environment sustainability

Source: Central Maine.com

So now what? Clearly we are in deep trouble and truly meaningful environmental progress in the near term is no longer a reasonable expectation. Compromise and wonky engagement continue to fail. Expecting progress on climate...

November 10, 2014 If capitalism is the cause of climate change, then what's the solution?

Source: The Week

What are the causes of climate change? That may sound like a simple question to answer: carbon emissions, duh. But when we think of the ur-culprit of climate change, we would have to point the finger at a global economic system...

November 10, 2014 The Green Giant: 5 Questions with Walmart Sustainability VP Manuel Gomez

Source: BrandChannel

Walmart is increasing its commitment to environmentally-friendly practices, which is a very good thing given that with 2014 sales on track to pass $473 billion and more than 2 million employees worldwide, Walmart’s industry...

November 10, 2014 What Will the New Congress Do With Environmental Policy'

Wall St. Cheat Sheet - The pipelineâs importance, and the importance of environmentally sound policy was highlighted with particular clarity in a report from the United Nationâs îIntergovernmental Panel on...

November 7, 2014 Sallie Krawcheck Embraces Socially Responsible Investing

Source: CSRWire

In the Fall 2014 issue of Progressive Asset Management’s newsletter, News & Views, Sallie Krawcheck discusses three important topics:

November 7, 2014 4 Ways To Play The Coming Water Crisis

Source: Seeking Alpha

As climate and resource data continues to pour in from every corner of the globe, it is quickly becoming apparent that the environment is "in play" for investors. Finding sectors and markets that are safeguarded from the...

November 6, 2014 Analyst Sees 'Dangerous Scene' for Markets as Others Yawn

For sure, the consensus among many market pundits after last night’s election results is that there’s no reason for alarm. And the early moves higher in stock prices reinforce that

November 5, 2014 Climate Change Is Hurting Poor Countries Right Now. Why Won't Rich Countries Act?

Source: The New Republic

"All politics is local,” Tip O’Neill, the legendary Capitol Hill pol, used to say. He wasn’t talking about the politics of climate change, but he might as well have been. Powerful governments around the world have failed to act...

November 5, 2014 Falling Oil Prices Reveal America's Fracking Trap -- And Saudi Arabia's Continued Energy Dominance

Source: Huff Post

LONDON -- The end of the shale boom is nigh. The recent plunge in oil prices reveals an economic and geological reality that some brave industry analysts depict, but which power brokers in Washington, Houston and on Wall Street...

November 5, 2014 What investors look for in CSR disclosure

Source: IR Magazine

Integrating key sustainability concerns into everyday decision making and useful metrics of what’s been achieved into companies’ storytelling are among the things on SRI firms’ wish lists

November 4, 2014 Twelve Steps to Economic Recovery

Source: National Review

Since the turn of the century, the most accurate predictor of elections has been the electronic prediction markets. On the eve of the election, most of these exchanges suggest with overwhelming odds that the 114th Congress will...

October 31, 2014 Talking Sustainability with Your CFO Shouldn’t Be Scary

Source: Triple Pundit

We often hear that sustainability professionals need to get better at talking to the CFO. Frankly, this is a scary proposition for many people. That said, experienced sustainability managers will tell you that having a good...

October 31, 2014 The future of energy in the EU

Energy Global - In March the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî called in its strongest ever terms for world leaders to cut carbon emissions to avert dramatic disruptions of natural ecosystems and human life....

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