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Notes On Sustainable Investment
Notes on investment, sustainability, and strategy from @SinCoESG, a sustainable investment consulting boutique, designing investment integrating environment, social and governance (ESG) architecture.
Tumblr Tuesday: World Press Freedom Day
Future Journalism Project
Exploring disruption, opportunity, and innovation in journalism. Defining its very future, you might say.
NPR on the Road
Behind-the-scenes stories, photos, and video from NPR reporters as they travel around the world to bring us that sweet, sweet news.
Free the Zone 9 Bloggers
Last week, nine Ethiopian journalists and bloggers were arrested on the grounds that they were inciting violence through social media. No way. Support freedom of speech, and the freedom to blog.
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[Edit: If you’re one of the many who asked where the numbers come from.]
= shortlist of winner countries circa 2030..? @newsweek: @OECD index of broadband bang for your buck. (via reddit) [Edit: If you’re one of the many who asked where the numbers come from.]
@Factset seminar demonstrates portfolio analysis tool using #ESG - but only uses #SRI 1.0 tool of negative screening; like demonstrating electric cars using EV1 in the @Tesla @Tesla_S era… #casestudyfail
Dawn in Tunis from the banking district, across Lake Tunis. Always each day seeded with hope and opportunity.
Published on Oct 18, 2013
Plenary 8: Aligning interests along the investment chain. Moderators from both sessions feedback to each other
Moderator: David Russell, Co-Head of Responsible Investment, USS Investment Management, (UK)
Eric Wetlaufer, Senior Vice President of Public Market Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Graham Sinclair, Principal, SinCo - Sustainable Investment Consulting and Co-founder, Africa Sustainable Investment Forum, AfricaSIF.org
2 October 2013
Asset owner, investment manager and service provider discussion: ‘How can asset owners empower investment managers/service providers to improve their responsible investment practices?’
With @GEPF_SA investment officer @john_oliphant at 2013 Africa Investment Funds and Asset Management Forum @ JSE
This week some updates to work for private equity firm in Ghana and Nigeria, looking to shape the ESG into all 4 stages of the investment lifecycle - asset gathering, due diligence, portfolio management and exit.
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