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May 1, 2017 – Do you want your investing or your purchasing decisions to have a social impact? Perhaps you have some cause to promote like the environment or gender equity? In this essay I … MORE
This fifteen page report provides guidance for cities and other public entities that issue municipal bonds to pay for infrastructure such as energy, water and transportation. It describes the state of the market, the benefits of issuing green bonds, how the market defines what is green and the steps cities need to take to access this growing market. MORE
AS YOU SOW RELEASE – July 28, 2015 – The U.S. branch of the Green City Bonds Coalition, a group of global organizations working to facilitate green bond expansion, has released The Green Muni Bonds … MORE
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – Apr. 10, 2015 – Last night, speakers at the nation’s most prestigious engineering school held forth on an array of financial and educational strategies to crack the challenge of man-made climate change.
THE GUARDIAN | The oil giant should focus on value rather than investing money in expensive projects to build the very fossil fuel reserves that endanger its own – and the planet’s – survival.
PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS | A shareholder proposal filed Tuesday calls for Exxon Mobil Corp. to return capital to shareholders to protect investor value from potential risk of stranded fossil-fuel assets from climate change disruption.
FINANCIAL ADVISOR | Activist investors who called a truce with Exxon Mobil Corp. this year over climate change disclosures demanded the world’s biggest energy company give cash to shareholders rather than invest in costly new … MORE
Green Bonds in Brief: Risk, Reward, and Opportunity, a new report from As You Sow and the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs, offers a look at how green bonds are directing funds to environmental projects. MORE
Grist – October 08, 2014 1:32 AM The most attention-grabbing event during the week of the U.N. Climate Summit was the People’s Climate March, of course. But the second most attention-grabbing event was perhaps the Divest-Invest coalition’s announcement that at least … MORE
Green Bonds in Brief offers an in-depth guide into Green Bonds. Forty billion dollars in 2014. One hundred billion in 2015. That’s how much funding Green Bonds are projected to provide in the next year … MORE
RESPONSIBLE INVESTOR – February 19, 2014 – The international green bonds market could grow to $100bn by the time of next year’s United Nations conference on climate change in Paris, according to the Climate Bonds … MORE
After years in development, cleantech is now going mainstream. Cleantech infrastructure, technology and services are revolutionizing how we make, grow, transport and consume things. They’re helping the world meet energy demands. They’re creating livelihoods and prosperity in uncertain economies. Is there still time for investors to make good returns in cleantech? Yes. Here’s why.
The Reinvestment Handbook is a resource for the next generation of responsible investors. It is designed to help students better understand their university endowment, the key pillars of SRI funds including screening for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals, performance of ESG investments, funds, and portfolios, and basic finance concepts. MORE
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As institutional investors such as university endowments begin divesting from coal and fossil fuel companies, there is a tremendous opportunity for carbon-free reinvesting to fund energy efficiency and clean technology and to speed the transition … MORE