Yale’s Swensen: Consider Climate Change When Investing
“Your consideration of the costs and risks of climate change should lead you to better investment decisions,” says the endowment manager.
Sustainable Investment Assets Grew by 76% From 2012 to 2014
A foundation’s research looked at 480 U.S. institutional investors, 308 money managers and 880 investment institutions that applied SRI strategies.
Firms Prepping for Climate Change Have Higher ROE: Study
Those S&P 500 firms showed higher ROE and lower earnings volatility, according to a report released Tuesday by CDP.
5 Big Effects of Beijing Coal Ban
Beijing has nixed coal use by 2020. Here are five things investors should consider.
Climate Change Is Today’s Problem
People warn about what climate change will mean for our future, but it is no longer about our future. The impacts are being felt now.
Strong Dividends, Steady Earnings & Stock Gains
The shareholder-owned electric utility industry extended its near-decade-long trend of widespread dividend increases during Q2.
Some Charitable Causes More Deserving Than Others, Bioethicist Contends
“To me it seems clear that there are objective reasons for thinking we may be able to do more good in one of these areas than in another,” Peter Singer writes...
Spain Set to Cut Budget Amid Demonstrations
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy hoped the cuts would enable Spain to avoid conditions imposed on a possible bank bailout.
Chinese Cities Ordered to Set Caps on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
China has ordered five of its cities and two provinces to set caps on their greenhouse gas emissions, preparatory to the opening of local carbon markets.
World Economic Forum Warns of Income Disparity
The World Economic Forum released a report Wednesday that warns of a threat to economies all over the world from anger over increasing inequality. It also said that, for the first time in generations, people are no longer optimistic that their children will experience a better standard of living.