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Board Diversity: Time’s Up on Good Intentions

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by Julie Gorte, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Impax Aseet Management and Pax World Funds 

When I began working to make boards more gender diverse in 2001, the percentage of women on the boards of large companies in the United States was around 12 percent. By 2011, women had gained a few more seats at the table, and by 2016 women held 21 percent of board seats at Fortune 500 companies. At this rate of progress — less than one percent increase per year — it will be three more decades before big companies’ boards achieve gender parity. And that, sadly, is the good news.

Strengthening Clean Energy with a Diverse Workforce

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by Kristen Graf, Executive Director, WRISE (Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy)

Momentum Grows for Gender Lens Investing

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New article by Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO; with Alison Pyott and Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile, Veris Wealth Partners

In the world of Sustainable and Impact Investing, few ideas have captured the imagination as quickly as Gender Lens Investing (“GLI”).

ESG Accountability: A Tangible Way of Tracking Value

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André Solórzano
Manager, Data Insights, CECP

March 15--During CECP’s recent Board of Boards CEO convening held on February 29th, 2016, CECP provided attending CEOs of the world’s largest companies with a comparison of financial and ESG performance, between companies that are affiliated with CECP (“CECP companies”) and other large companies in the Fortune 500 not affiliated with CECP (“non-CECP companies”). Discover with us the most compelling findings.

Morgan Stanley's Sustainable Investment Themes 2016

Audrey Choi shares her insights
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Sustainable Investing Themes for 2016: ESG Integration, Climate Change and Inequality 

by Audrey Choi, CEO of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing

How Do We Create a New Definition of Business Value Which is Supported by the Financial Community?

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In October 2014, Coca-Cola Enterprises teamed up with the Financial Times to host the Future for Sustainability Summit. The summit included a panel discussion on redefining business value, which featured Nik Jhangiani, Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola Enterprises. Here he explores further how companies can change investor perceptions of sustainability and better communicate its long-term value.

Operational Risk Management: What All EHS Managers Should Know

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Operational risks are inherently different from many other types of risks. Operational failures not only impact health, safety and the environment: they also have a direct impact on financial performance.

SASB Reveals What You Investors Want to Know

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How do you ensure you're sharing the material information your investors want to know? 
 

Darden Digest: Celebrating Darden's Restaurant Leaders

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Summer is my favorite time of year at Darden because I have the opportunity to work on a rewarding project that engages our restaurants and celebrates our leaders. As a media and communications manager for Darden, part of my role involves telling stories about our restaurant brands. The best stories are often the ones told through our people - the men and women who operate one of our 2,100 restaurants or lead teams comprised of our more than 200,000 employees.

Duke Energy Releases 2012 Sustainability Report

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has released its 2012 Sustainability Report, a comprehensive overview of the company's social, environmental and financial performance.

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It is available at: http://sustainabilityreport.duke-energy.com

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