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October 1, 2014 $22-trillion-strong investor funds call for climate action
Sydney Morning Herald - "Australia will be swept up in global progress on climate change policy whether it likes it or not," said Nathan Fabian, chief executive of the îInvestor Group on Climate Changeî, one of the...
October 1, 2014 Dollar hits four-year high, poised for best quarter in six yearsSource: Reuters
The dollar climbed to a four-year high against a basket of currencies and hit a two-year high against the euro on Tuesday after euro zone inflation fell in September, putting the greenback on track for its biggest quarterly gain...
Source: NY Times
Lawrence Summers, the former chief economic adviser to President Obama, said Tuesday that the Treasury Department had undermined the Federal Reserve’s stimulus campaign and that doing so was a large and expensive mistake.
September 30, 2014 Wall Street’s Inner SanctumSource: Market Place
Many practitioners have taken the word “social” out of the acronym; it’s still SRI, but Socially Responsible Investing now stands for Sustainable, Responsible, Impact investing.
September 30, 2014 Gold Falls as Metal Set for Biggest Drop in 15 MonthsSource: Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Gold fell near the lowest level since January, set for the biggest monthly decline in 15, as a stronger dollar and signs of an improving U.S. economy cut demand for a protection of wealth.
September 30, 2014 Socially responsible investments do deliver
Gulf News - îEurosifî, the European association for sustainable and responsible investment, identifies as many as seven SRI strategies: sustainability themed investment, best-in-class selection, norms-based screening,...
September 30, 2014 Forbes: World’s biggest billionaires have more billions than ever beforeSource: Washington Post
The price of entry to The Forbes 400 this year is $1.55 billion, the highest it’s been since Forbes started tracking American wealth in 1982. Last year it took $1.3 billion to score a spot. Because the bar is so high, 113 U.S....
September 30, 2014 Europe Stocks Rise as Dollar Advances; Hong Kong DeclinesSource: Bloomberg
European stocks rose with U.S. equity-index futures (SPX) while a gauge of Asian equities headed for its worst month since May 2012 amid protests in Hong Kong. The dollar was set for the biggest quarterly rise since 2008.
September 30, 2014 Why Is Goldman Sachs Advocating For Sustainability?Source: Fastcoexist.com
One of the most persuasive arguments for increasing a company’s social and environmental performance is that it will save money, enhance profitability, and generate more business value. Curiously, it is not the Sierra Club,...
September 29, 2014 Dollar surges anew, euro zone data eyedSource: Reuters
The dollar rose to new multi-year highs against the yen, euro and a basket of currencies on Monday, a three-month-old rally showing no signs of dissipating before a week of important economic set pieces.
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