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“Accounting…and…accountability” – these are clearly linked terms with common meaning that emerged along with the modern capitalist system, deriving from Middle European languages and cultures. “Accounting,” (says Webster’s New Collegiate) is derived from the medieval, “to tell…” -- as today’s accounting systems are designed to “accurately tell the story” of an organization’s financial condition.
News & Updates
September 17, 2021 4 Steps to Add Sustainable Investing Strategies to Your PortfolioSource: Morningstar
Investors who want to contribute to a more equitable society, address climate-related concerns, or know which companies are effectively managing economic risks face a practical challenge: where to begin.
September 17, 2021 Women pave the path for sustainable investingSource: JPMorgan Chase
As sustainable investing continues to build momentum in the U.S., women are taking the lead with the investment strategy in all aspects of the financial world as shareholders, industry decision-makers and corporate executives
September 17, 2021 Corn growers committed to sustainabilitySource: NTV
From flooding to drought Nebraska has experienced extremes. Whatever your view of climate change, corn growers say they have a duty to be more sustainable. Contrary to what some may think, corn growers say they’ve made continuous...
Research & Insights
September 14, 2021 76% of Americans Want Sustainable Products—but How You Define That MatterSource: AD Week (Free Subscription)
According to the survey, sustainability is an important factor to a strong majority of consumers when they’re choosing what to buy—but it’s not as important as cost.
September 2, 2021 Six in 10 US voters think America has gone seriously off track: pollsSource: NY Post
The Morning Consult/Politico poll of 1,997 registered voters conducted from Saturday to Monday found that 61 percent believed things in the country have gone “pretty seriously” on “the wrong track.”
August 17, 2021 Asian finance sector lacking sustainability leaders: studySource: Eco-Business
Consumers in Asia Pacific believe that financial services brands are not supporting sustainable development in emerging markets, and are less trustworthy than tech or car brands, a BBC study suggests.
Commentary & Opinion
September 16, 2021 'Dean of Valuation' Aswath Damodaran sees no good points in ESGSource: Seeking Alpha
Valuation expert and NYU professor Aswath Damodaran said Tuesday that he "cannot find" the good points that derive from the recent focus on environmental, social and governance concerns for corporations and fund managers.
September 9, 2021 Op-ed: Investors need to keep perspective as they deal with inflationSource: CNBC
Recent upticks in inflation have renewed interest from investors in assets that may help preserve the real (inflation-adjusted) value and purchasing power of their portfolio.
August 12, 2021 The Future of Sustainable Packaging: Insights from Beauty Brands & Packaging DesignersSource: Sustainable Packaging
Sustainable Packaging is a leading issue in the beauty industry—we spoke to key players to help put things into perspective.
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