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June 23, 2014 Climate change crunch looming, says university pension fund

City Wire - One of these has had particular impact. The Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability report released at the end of March by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), stated...

June 20, 2014 New Coalition Advocates Socially Responsible Investing of College Endowments

The Chronicle of Higher Education - The îResponsible Endowments Coalitionî was started last month by students at Duke University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Barnard, Swarthmore, and Williams Colleges. Members...

June 18, 2014 Green investors favor Apple after environmental reforms

Source: Reuters

Apple Inc, criticized in the past for greenhouse gas emissions, use of toxic materials and the hiring of underage workers, has improved its practices and earned better scores from groups such as Greenpeace. That’s good news for...

June 16, 2014 The Surge in Investing by Conscience

New York Times - But strategies with an explicit social component are growing rapidly, according to the most current data from the industry association that supports and tracks this field: îUS SIFî â the Forum...

June 14, 2014 Investor Coalition Successfully Urges Natural Gas Companies to Address Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

Source: Green Century Capital Management, 617

Under pressure from a coalition of investors for the fifth year in a row, major oil and gas companies including ExxonMobil, EQT, and Occidental Petroleum agreed to report on steps being taken to mitigate the adverse environmental...[more]

June 13, 2014 Balancing act for P&G: Going green at right price

Cincinnati - A TEMPTING TARGET FOR GROUPS LIKE GREENPEACE Andrew Behar, chief executive of Oakland, California-based shareholder advocacy group îAs You Sowî, says P&G's high profile makes the company a tempting...

June 12, 2014 Target Shareholders Approve All 10 Board Nominees

Source: ABC News

Target shareholders elected all 10 nominees to the company's board despite recommendations from a prominent proxy advisory firm to get rid of the majority in the wake of massive data breach. Institutional Shareholder Services...

June 11, 2014 The shareholders putting sustainability on the agenda - Each year, my organisation, Ceres, co-ordinates and tracks the number of climate and sustainability resolutions that are filed by investors affiliated with our îInvestor Network on Climate Riskî....

June 11, 2014 Institutional Investors Demand Climate Risk Disclosure

Environment News Service - Eight state and city treasurers and comptrollers and two major labor pension fund leaders in attendance at the summit have formed an îInvestor Network on Climate Riskî and said they will...

June 5, 2014 Shareholders of JPMorgan Chase to Vote on Genocide-Free Investing

Financial Content - âAmericans, once they become aware, do not want their pensions and family savings connected to genocide,â states Eric Cohen, chairperson of îInvestors Against Genocideî. âWhile...

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