Economía de mercado y economía social: 8 perjuicios (fa ...

Según voy conociendo el mundo de la innovación social y hablando con unos (actores de la economía social) y otros (actores de la economía de mercado), tengo la sensación de que son dos mundos que se necesitan mutuamente pero que no terminan por entenderse. ¿Por que?

“Sustainable investments and sustainability ratin ...

Source: OEKOM oekom research publishes study on the impact of sustainable investments and sustainability ratings on companies – results of a global corporate survey supported by Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the German Global Compact Network Sustainable investments and […]

UE: New measures to stimulate funding for social busine ...

Social businesses are companies that have a positive social impact and address social objectives as their corporate aim rather than only maximising profit. It is a growing sector in Europe, already representing 10% of all European businesses and employing over […]

Mexico launches sustainability index with EIRIS researc ...

BMV’s new sustainability index is based on the 70 most liquid shares on the Mexican Stock Exchange. Companies eligible for inclusion on the index are assessed according to their performance, impact and responses to emerging environmental, social and governance (ESG) […]

ESG Practices among Corporate Pension Funds Reveals tha ...

Paris, October 3, 2011: With asset owners playing a fundamental role in influencing SRI practices, Eurosif’s 2011 Corporate Pension Funds Study shows that 56% of surveyed corporate pension funds have an SRI policy in place today and that about a […]

FTSE launches ESG ratings service

Index firm FTSE has launched an ESG ratings service that builds on the FTSE4Good index series, according to a report in the Financial Times. The FT said the service would give more detailed analysis of how global companies compare on […]

El Fondo Noruego de Pensiones invierte 18.200 millones ...

El Fondo Noruego de Pensiones, que tiene en cuenta criterios sociales y medioambientales en sus tomas de posición, tenía invertido un total de 18.200 millones de euros en la bolsa española a 31 de diciembre de 2010. De acuerdo con […]

CalPERS OPEB Trust (a ISR Fund) Earns 13.4% in 2010

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) today announced that the trust fund for prefunding public employee retiree health benefits and other post-employment benefits (OPEB) earned a solid 13.4 percent return on investment in 2010. The California Employers’ Retiree Benefit […]

Investors Representing US$1.6 Trillion Call for Sustain ...

Twenty-four institutional investors* led by Aviva Investors have written to 30 of the world’s largest stock exchanges asking that they address inadequate sustainability reporting by companies. The letter is part of a broader collaborative engagement initiative that was launched by […]

Dutch pension fund PNO excludes Wal-Mart over labour st ...

Pensioenfonds PNO Media, the €3bn industry-wide pension fund for the Dutch media sector, has excluded US supermarket giant Wal-Mart from its investment universe because of labour law violations. “After careful consideration we have decided to add Wal-Mart to the PNO […]