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Harvard’s Rebecca Henderson: “Our system is wildly out of balance. We must reimagine capitalism.”

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"We're in a super difficult moment. We need to reimagine capitalism," Henderson, a professor at Harvard Business School, and member of the Ceres’ board of directors, said in her opening remarks at Ceres 2020.

Earth Day: PayPal’s Commitment to the Planet

by Jaxon Love, Global Lead, Environmental Sustainability
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Given the current environment, many of us may be inclined to skip the April 22nd occasion, but the COVID-19 crisis should not deter our focus and the opportunity to shine a light on the threats and challenges facing our planet. While we must continue to recognize and support our political leaders, medical workers, first responders, and everyday people as they take unprecedented measures to control the virus outbreak, we must also look toward the future to ensure a healthy, thriving planet.

Outcomes-Aligned Incentive Structures for Investment Managers and Their Employees

Is the accurate measurement of outcomes a pre-requisite for impact investing, or does too much focus on the precision of measurement act as a barrier to progressing the wider impact story?
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We are experiencing a transition to an era where total social benefit is becoming an increasingly important metric for the perceived value of products and services. Consequently, the investment industry is risking its enduring relevance and credibility by assessing and subsequently rewarding success through solely financial metrics.

We Need a Green Transition After COVID-19

GRI welcomes continued commitment to achieving the EU Green Deal
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April 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The ‘bold leadership’ shown by the EU in re-committing to the European Green Deal, even as the coronavirus pandemic is being tackled, has been recognized by GRI chief executive Tim Mohin.

Simple Financial Reminders for Complex Times

By: John Marion, President of Comenity Bank
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As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, personal finances and purchasing habits have changed abruptly and dramatically for nearly everyone. More people are working – and buying – from home. Many are spending more consciously, while others, sadly, are facing unemployment, furloughs or a reduced income.

Acre Support London CIV in Strengthening Senior Management Function with Key Head of Responsible Investment Appointment

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Our banking and finance team are proud to have partnered with London CIV, who today announced the appointment of Jacqueline Jackson as their Head of Responsible Investment.

The new role will focus on LCIV’s sustainable and long-term contribution to responsible investing and the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) influences.

How Market Disruption is Affecting Global Corporate Renewables

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Wed, Apr 15, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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Wed, Apr 15, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Seventh Generation Is Funding Microbusinesses Through Whole Planet Foundation

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Seventh Generation donates to Whole Planet Foundation to fund microloans for the world’s poorest people - mostly women - living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. How does it work?

COVID-19 Brings Policy Responses, Risks to Emerging Markets, and Hoarding

Growing policy responses reflect greater estimates of the costs of COVID-19.
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By Carl R. Tannenbaum, Ryan James Boyle, Vaibhav Tandon

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  • Policy Expands to Counter Economic Contraction

  • Emerging Markets Are Under Rising Pressure

  • The Rationale Behind Hoarding
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By Carl R. Tannenbaum, Ryan James Boyle, Vaibhav Tandon

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  • Policy Expands to Counter Economic Contraction

  • Emerging Markets Are Under Rising Pressure

  • The Rationale Behind Hoarding

Ahead of World Water Day, Ceres Launches New Effort to Catalyze Capital Markets to Value Water As a Financial Risk

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  • Introduces new Valuing Water Finance Task Force with major institutional investors and banks to influence companies to take action
  • Announces live stream details of Ceres 2020 water focused digital plenary, Defining the Value of Water

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