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Data Drives Ravenel and His Work

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Originally posted on SASB

On the demand side, savvy investors are seeking out better data on corporate sustainability performance. On the supply side, issuers are disclosing more information on environmental, social, and governance factors. Why, then, is neither side satisfied?

As the tension unfolds, Curtis Ravenel, the newest member of SASB’s Board of Directors, may have the best seat in the house—but he’s not just watching.

Bloomberg Awarded "A" for Climate Performance by CDP

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View the full article and video featuring Bloomberg LP's Global Head of Sustainable Business and Finance, Curtis Ravenel, click here.

Also please see the full PDF report for SCPLI here.

Interviews From the Archives: Siegfried Finser

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We have created a mini series of excerpts from our archive of interviews in the RSF Quarterly. Lots of wisdom was shared by these individuals who hold deep ties to the roots of the organization as early trustees and staff members. We chose to focus on aspects around money, spirit, and associative economics as these themes are core to RSF’s history – and very relevant to our work today.

Business of Agriculture: The Importance of High-Quality Financial Reports

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By Stephen Book

The Business of Agriculture series covers finance, accounting and other business topics to help both beginning farmers and ranchers as well as experienced operators. Stephen Book is VP Credit Officer for Capital Farm Credit. He has been with the Farm Credit System for ten years, and is based in Lubbock, Texas.

Business of Agriculture: Debt Structuring and Loan Terms

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The Business of Agriculture series covers finance, accounting and other business topics to help both beginning farmers and ranchers as well as experienced operators. Lisa Storm is Vice President, Credit Administrator with AgGeorgia Farm Credit, working in Perry, Ga. She’s been with the Farm Credit System for 13 years.

Sustainability Indices: Benchmarks of Listed Companies’ Future Viability

by Daniel Schmid
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When companies manage their business sustainably, not only the environment, the society and its employees benefit. Their performance in the capital markets is a winner too, and this observation is not just wishful thinking on the part of eco-activists or social interest groups. It is based on an evaluation of over 200 studies published in September 2014 by London, UK, asset manager Arabesque and the University of Oxford.

Special Report - The Growth of Sustainability Across Fixed Income Investments

by Reynard Loki
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Part one of a special three part Sustainability Finance Report

Bloomberg and Calvert Investments Share Tools and Processes to Apply ESG Factors to Fixed Income Investment Analysis

ReportAlert.info - Westpac Group (ASX:WBC) Publishes 2014 Annual Review & Sustainability Report (GRI G4)

The report provides insights into the Group's sustainability performance, and is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative G4 framework
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November 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Westpac Group has released its 2014 Annual Review & Sustainability Report which provides insights into its sustainability performance, and is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative G4 framework.

2014 was a landmark year for Westpac Group’s sustainability performance.

The Group met or exceeded most of its targets showing that its commitment to sustainability is deeply embedded in its business processes, culture and operational strategy.

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