Responsible investment is the basis of this collection focusing on those investors, of all sizes, embracing sustainability principles and practices integrating people, the environment, and prosperity into their investment strategies.
Many of the videos in this collection come from interviews conducted at annual Ceres conferences. The Ceres investor Network represents the move towards social and environmental investing sometimes referred to as "impact investing."
The Global Impact Investing Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) another useful term and, as noted in Wikipedia, "is also known as sustainable, socially conscious, green or ethical investing. Basically we look at is investment strategy which seeks to consider both financial return and social good."
The Global Reporting Initiative, GRI, is a non-profit organization that works towards a sustainable global economy by providing sustainability reporting guidance. In short, the group working towards a measurement that incorporates social, environmental and economic elements. Investors look to GRI reports for risk assessment purposes.
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Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
Ms. Reyes was a driving force behind Zurich’s decision last year to invest $1bn in “green” bonds that finance projects aimed at mitigating climate change.
Cecilia Reyes joined Zurich in 2001 as Regional Manager for Group Investments with responsibility for North America and became Regional Manager for Europe and International Businesses in 2004. From April 2006 until March 2010, she was Head of Investment Strategy Implementation. In April 2010, she assumed her current role as Chief Investment Officer.
EarthSayer Cecilia Reyes
Stopping the Rebuttal: The Future of Sustainability with Jennifer N. Coombs |
Carbon Disclosure and Investing by Stephen Donofrio
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Denis Duverne, AXA
Shifting Culture Towards Equity
Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys
Banks Step up their Sustainability Commitment by John Howell
Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Jens-Christian Stougaard
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
The Corporate Sustainability Yearbook 2015 by RobecoSAM
Canadian GRI Reporting by Michael Jantzi
Building Constituencies for Change with Peter Kinder
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
Why We Should Own the Banks by Ellen Brown
The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett
Government Reporting Initiative (GRI) by Yolanda Banks
Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative by The Global Compact
How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities with Judith Rodin
Sustainability in Investment Strategies by Jack Ehnes
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Tom DiNapoli
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS
Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks
The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
Can Do Attitudes by Mindy Lubber
Socially Responsible Investments Reach $8.7 Trillion
Risk and Opportunities with Ian Simm of Impax