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October 11, 2019 ESG investing provides strong returnSource: FT Adviser
A previous criticism of ESG was that, in order to invest with the view of making a positive impact, growth or income would need to be sacrificed to some degree.
October 10, 2019 Target is helping to revive the Toys 'R' Us brand onlineSource: CNN
Target is bringing Toys "R" Us back online in time for the holiday shopping season.The US retail chain has announced a partnership with Toys "R" Us parent company, Tru Kids Brands, to relaunch the iconic toy brand online in the...
October 9, 2019 ESG Investing: Is Etsy a Responsible Investment?Source: Motley Fool
Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) is a two-sided e-commerce marketplace that prides itself on delivering special items in a sea of commoditized options. When thinking of a gift for any occasion, be it a bridal shower, a housewarming, holiday,...
October 8, 2019 Pepsi to Take Green Mainstream With Sustainable Bond SaleSource: Yahoo Finance
he company offered $1 billion of senior unsecured green securities, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The 30-year bonds will yield 92 basis points above Treasuries, after initially discussing 110 basis points,...
October 4, 2019 5 Intriguing New Sustainable FundsSource: MorningStar
So far this year, I count 19 new open-end and exchange-traded offerings that I consider sustainable funds, bringing the total to 295. Based on preliminary filings, I expect another half dozen to launch in the fourth quarter.
September 23, 2019 Banking on sustainability – what’s next?Source: European Sting
In recent years, leaders of public and private organizations, regardless of sector, have started to prioritize sustainability. And now, banking is starting to see sustainability as a priority, as well.
September 19, 2019 ESG Reporting is Critical – How to Get StartedSource: Corporate Compliance Insights, John Truzzolino,
The power of ESG is only beginning to be unlocked; ESG risk equates to financial risk, and institutional investors are increasingly focused on the implementation and reporting of ESG initiatives. DFIN’s John Truzzolino discusses...
September 19, 2019 State Street to Battle BlackRock, DWS With New Sustainable FundsSource: Yahoo Finance
State Street Corp. is almost doubling its line-up of socially-responsible exchange-traded funds as it looks to compete with the likes of BlackRock Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG’s DWS Group in the burgeoning market for values-oriented...
September 19, 2019 The World’s Most Reputable Companies For Corporate Responsibility 2019Source: Forbes
Some of the world’s biggest businesses were in crisis management mode last year, picking up the pieces of reputations shattered by scandal. While many corporations have yet to regain the trust of stakeholders, others have made...
September 18, 2019 Fact Check: Socially Responsible Investing Is Noble, But Is It Profitable?Source: Investing.com
Of the $46.6 trillion dollars professionally managed in the U.S. right now, the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment estimates that about $12 trillion of that—or 26%—incorporates Environmental, Social and Governance...
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