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hbr.org December 07, 2017

Can Index Funds Be A Force For Sustainable Capitalism?

The investment industry is changing. Among other things, there is growing demand from both retail and institutional investors to align their capital with better environmental and social outcomes, and more resources going into index fund or quasi-indexing products.
Read by 55% of LPs

bloomberg.com July 18, 2017

Biggest Pension Fund Craves More After Foray Into ESG Assets

The world's largest pension fund aims to boost and broaden its socially responsible assets after buying them for the first time this year.
Read by 62% of LPs

nytimes.com July 07, 2017

As Elites Switch to Texting, Watchdogs Fear Loss of Transparency - The New York Times

In a bygone analog era, lawmakers and corporate chiefs traveled great distances to swap secrets, to the smoke-filled back rooms of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, or the watering hole...
Read by 57% of LPs

dealstreetasia.com June 22, 2017

Sovereign Wealth Funds Tweak Portfolios For Environmental Risk

Norway's and NZ Super Fund are among those taking the lead The post Sovereign wealth funds tweak portfolios for environmental risk appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 58% of LPs

straitstimes.com June 19, 2017

Sovereign Wealth Funds Scaling Down Exposure To Fossil Fuels

Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk.
Read by 62% of LPs

forbes.com May 30, 2017

Sorting Out Impact Investing In A Changing Market

Impact investors seek both financial returns along with social and environmental impact. To achieve this, the impact must be inherent in the business model, meaning that as they sustainably scale on a financial and operational basis, the expected impact scales right along with the business scaling.
Read by 59% of LPs

idahobusinessreview.com May 30, 2017

Two New Members Appointed To Idaho Endowment Fund

Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed Mary E. Hughes and Jerry F. Aldape to the nine-member Idaho Endowment Fund Investment Board, with terms ending in 2020 and 2021, respectively. Both appointme...
Read by 37% of LPs

huffingtonpost.com May 30, 2017

Norwegian Billionaire Who Made Fortune Polluting Oceans Will Donate Wealth To Clean Them Up

Our oceans may have found an unlikely savior. Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke, who accrued his wealth in part through offshore oil drilling, announced this month that he’s donating the majority of his wealth to help save the oceans. Røkke is funding a 600-foot research yacht, which will tackle some of the most pressing environmental concerns of our time -- including how to rescue endangered species and eliminate plastic trash from our big blue seas.
Read by 38% of LPs

businessinsider.com May 08, 2017

A Nonprofit Set Up By A Hedge Fund Legend Is Tackling The No.1 Question For Corporate America

Just Capital is utilizing a seldom used tool to improve corporate behavior on issues like fair wages, environmental protection and discrimination: data.
Read by 67% of LPs

livemint.com May 05, 2017

Norway Wealth Fund Drops BHEL From Its Portfolio Over Environmental Concerns

Norway wealth fund has dropped BHEL from its investment portfolio on environmental concerns arising from its coal-fired thermal power plant in the Sundarbans.
Read by 79% of LPs