Demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) data has accelerated as the demand for consistent and high quality data around sustainability issues goes mainstream. Read Bloomberg's recent report, Investing in a Sustainable Future, about this growing market.
Mainstreaming of sustainable finance at the heart of discussions at four major events across New York and Toronto; Nuveen, BMO, RI, SASB and Natixis Investment Managers are main partners for the week
NEW YORK, November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The second annual Sustainable Finance Week convened by Bloomberg will expand beyond events in New York to Toronto this year. Taking place during the first week of December, Sustainable Finance Week (SFW) conversations in both cities will focus on how we accelerate the mobilization of the next $10 trillion in sustainable investment. With over $30 trillion of assets managed sustainably, sustainable finance is no longer a niche investment strategy, and is becoming increasingly mainstream.
Today, the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance launched its first case study highlighting the work of its members on an aggregated #renewablenergy project. The partnership established between @Bloomberg, @Gap, @Workday, @salesforce, and @CoxEnterprises allowed the group to successfully pool demand towards the procurement of a large-scale solar project in North Carolina. The result? Greater impact than any one company would have had alone and progress towards achieving overall energy goals.
By Kiersten Barnet, Global Head of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
At this week’s Bloomberg Global Business Forum, the world’s most influential leaders from across the public and private sector convened to discuss the theme of restoring global stability. In addition to providing a venue for meaningful conversations on the climate crisis and the importance of collaboration, the event featured a roundtable titled Gender Equality: Close the Gap, Drive Returns that covered the economic impacts of gender equality.
Organizations across the world are employing small armies of data scientists in order to unlock the potential of their troves of data. Employing emerging technologies like machine learning and neural networks, as well as a range of statistical analysis methods, these organizations are able to mine valuable insights from their data. However, this kind of research is expensive, often requiring highly-educated personnel. Although small organizations like municipalities and non-profits are sitting on mountains of data, they often lack the budgets to mine it with data science.
The words we use and why we use them play an essential role in building an inclusive culture. Language (and the questions it forces people to ask and consider) can increase visibility and empathy for groups that have been marginalized or misunderstood in the past.
September 27, 2019 /3BL Media/- The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI) and the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) announced a partnership that will advance the public-private collaboration vital to closing the climate finance gap in emerging markets.
Bloomberg Philanthropies Accelerates Its Global Coal Program to Move the World Toward a Coal-Free Future
September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – At the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg announced his support for U.N. Secretary General António Guterres’ initiative to stop the development of new coal-fired power plants after 2020.
Bloomberg is pleased to publish the first Bloomberg Sustainable Business Special Report. In this collection, we bring together interviews with sustainability leaders and highlights from our worldwide summits. As with our events in this series, the report focuses on the data available in the sustainability space and how companies and investors are leveraging it to drive results.