Finance and SRI News

BRICS Nations Launch $100 Billion Sustainable Development Bank

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – BRICS countries, which include Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, comprise over one-fifth of the global economy. The growing economic power of BRICS nations has surpassed the level of negotiating power they command at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The value of South-South trade has exceeded that of North-South trade by about $2.2 trillion – which is more than a quarter of global trade.

Barclays Promotes Investments in Gender Diverse Companies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Ever since women began playing a significant role in business and entrepreneurship, the debate about the value of female leadership in business has never ceased. Now the British-based banking giant Barclays is putting real money behind the belief that companies that encourage women leadership are more profitable than the rest.

Innovative Financing Supports the Growth of Green Energy Companies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Technological innovations alone are not enough to make an impact in the clean energy sector, unless these are backed by effective financial support. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is leading two solar lending working groups that include over 100 financial institutions, solar installers and service providers. The evolution in the field of clean energy finance has just begun.

Sustainability Rankings: Value for Companies and Investors

Guest Blog by Melissa Chase, Marketing Specialist, Sustainalytics

With all the different sustainability rankings being published, it can be difficult for companies and investors to make sense of the varying methodologies and results, potentially undermining the integrity and utility of such efforts.

Financial Literacy: An Employee Benefit That Really Pays

Guest Blog by Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO, Wallethub

Sustainalytics Provides ESG Research to Bloomberg

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Investors who rely on Bloomberg data will have access to environmental, social and governance (ESG) research assessments produced by Sustainalytics, a global investment research firm that specializes in sustainability research and analysis. Sustainalytics’ proprietary indicators provide investors with a macro level assessment of how companies are managing their ESG capital.

Poverty Tracker & Michael Weinstein: Exclusive Interview

The official poverty estimate for New York City is about 21 percent. It's wrong. Michael Weinstein explains.

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