• Microsoft's plan to be carbon negative by 2030 'is not greenwash,' Jim Cramer says 17 Jan 2020 10:06 CNBC Microsoft is on a mission to become carbon negative in the next decade, and CNBC's Jim Cramer thinks the ambitious plan has some teeth to it. "I think they can do it because, remember, they are a powerful force — maybe the most powerful, …
  • As Time Goes By: The Challenge Of Energy Investing In A Transition 16 Jan 2020 19:58 Seeking Alpha The energy complex has been a challenging space in which to invest given oil prices and concerns about climate change and environmental, social, governance (ESG) investing. It seems recently that theme is being tapped into by others increasingly. Is it …
  • Vale’s stock rises, but not its reputation a year after dam disaster 16 Jan 2020 17:09 Business Day For months since Vale’s dam disaster, some of Brazil’s biggest investors snatched up shares in a bet they’d bounce back and then keep rising. A year later, the gamble paid off, but with a caveat: the stock rebounded, but Vale’s reputation hasn’t — and that …
  • How to create a sustainable culture in your business 16 Jan 2020 17:06 Channel Web Climate change was the topic on everyone's lips last year and as we entered 2020 with Australia facing the worst forest fires on record, it's likely that it will continue to dominate the headlines this year. There has been a noticeable upswing in …
  • Blackrock's commitment shows the world has finally reached a tipping point in green finance 15 Jan 2020 19:11 Telegraph.co.uk BlackRock boss Larry Fink has pushed green finance into the mainstream, now all we need is action Back in December, Al Gore – announcer of inconvenient truths – posed a less than convenient question. Speaking to the Financial Times about the ethical …
  • Visa Reaches 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Goal 15 Jan 2020 12:16 Calgary Herald As part of the company’s commitment to sustainability, Visa has reached its goal to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2020 through energy sources like solar and wind. SAN FRANCISCO — Visa (NYSE: V) today announced the company has met its goal to use …
  • Pay Bosses for Doing Good. And Pay Them Less 15 Jan 2020 09:51 The Washington Post So-called “environmental, social and governance” issues — known by the acronym ESG — have become a prime concern for investors who manage trillions of dollars of capital. “Over time, companies and countries that do not respond to stakeholders and address …
  • Airlines 'easy target' for green activists - IAG   23 Jan 2020 04:47 Irish Independent 0 Comments Airlines 'easy target' for green activists - IAG Independent.ie Airlines are an "easy target" for environmental activists and the industry needs to work together to address concerns, according to the chief financial officer of …
  • We need revolutionary action to save the planet: full transcript of Prince Charles' Davos speech 23 Jan 2020 00:10 The Sydney Morning Herald For me, Sustainable Markets offer a new systems-level framework which ground markets in a higher purpose mission – in other words, putting people and planet at the heart of global value creation. Sustainable markets generate long-term value through the …
  • Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) CEO Mike O'Grady on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 22 Jan 2020 23:44 Seeking Alpha Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:NTRS) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call January 22, 2020 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Mark Bette - Director of IR Mike O'Grady - Chairman and CEO Jason Tyler - CFO Lauren Allnutt - Controller Kelly Lernihan - IR …
  • Davos 2020: Companies sign up to environmental disclosure scheme 22 Jan 2020 22:13 Irish Times The Big Four accounting groups and scores of the world’s largest companies have signed up to the most comprehensive effort yet to account for businesses’ social and environmental impact. A new framework, launched at the World Economic Forum [WEF] in Davos …
  • Linde/Praxair: A New Energy Major 22 Jan 2020 17:20 Seeking Alpha Linde (NYSE:LIN) was big in the world outside the US but not within, so it merged with US gases leader, Praxair, who was big in the US but not so big outside - making Linde an even bigger giant. The New Linde From the website: Linde is a leading industrial …