Finance and SRI News

From Wall Street to SRI: Former Goldman Sachs Exec Invests in Triple Bottom Line

(3BL Media and Just Means) - When the bottom fell out of the economy in 2008 and Scott Sadler found himself without a job, he seized the opportunity to make a shift in his career; a change he would not have considered previously. Sadler had developed a solid career in finance and had worked at the VP level with Wachovia Bank and more recently, with Goldman Sachs.

Bringing Women into Africa’s Growth Story

(3BL Media and Just Means)- Yasmin Belo-Osagie and Afua Osei’s paths first crossed when they worked together at McKinsey & Company. But the idea to start a pitch competition and entrepreneurial training organization for women-owned, African companies was birthed a few years later during a women’s conference.

Facing Up to Inequality

Guest Blog by Hazel Henderson, Ethical Markets Media

Bank of England Governor’s Speech Is a Significant Milestone In the Climate Change Debate

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has given a stark warning that climate change poses a huge risk to global stability.

Japanese Companies and ADB Plan $750M Green Energy Fund in Asia

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The rapid economic growth enjoyed by many of the Asian countries has brought with it acute power shortages and given rise to serious environmental issues. Large amounts of capital investments in alternative energy projects are required to address these challenges. The best way forward is to promote public-private partnerships for large-scale investments in sustainable energy projects.

BNY Mellon Creates Solutions for Social Finance

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Social finance refers to investment activities that generate financial returns and include social and environmental impact. Social financeis more than just socially responsible investing (SRI) or impact investing. Viewed holistically, it is an asset pool that currently stands at $22 trillion globally. Itcan offer investors an opportunity to protect and grow their financial assets, as well as to support solutions to global challenges.


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