sustainable investment

In the Clean Energy Poker Stakes, Obama Goes All-in

President Obama's "all-in" energy strategy might hasten America's continuing decline in the race to lead the world's clean energy market

Rise of the Green Dragon: China Tops 2012 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index

"It's little surprise that emerging markets fare well in the rankings, considering the economic turbulence in the developed world." -- A.T. Kearney 2012 FDI Confidence Index

Partners in Clime: Public Sector Support for Private Equity and Venture Capital Climate Solutions in Emerging Markets

"Leaders of emerging economies must ensure that they are able to attract high-quality, sustainable investment." -- Tony Blair, November 28, 2011

Greener Pastures Abroad: The Effect of Free Trade Agreements on Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainability

"American automakers, farmers, ranchers and manufacturers, including many small businesses, will be able to compete and win in new markets." -- President Barack Obama

Sugar and Spice and Everything Necessary for Driving Economic Growth: Rural Adolescent Girls

"If you want to change the world, invest in an adolescent girl." -- Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Girls Grow: A Vital Force in Rural Economies, 2011

Indian Exceptionalism: Searching for the Big Idea in the World’s Biggest Democracy

"Bold ideas are almost passe'." -- Neal Gabler, senior fellow, Annenberg Norman Lear Center, University of Southern California

A Daft Half Penny: Sustainable Investment Found Lacking Among UK Pension Funds

"A large number of corporate pension funds are still lagging behind the leading schemes in their approach to responsible ownership and investment." -- UKSIF chief executive Penny Shepherd

The Almighty Peso: Sustainable Investing in Mexico

"Companies are looking for the best place to invest. It's obvious that Mexico has been that place for North America." -- Bruno Ferrari, Mexico Minister of Economy

CRISA and Regulation 28: South Africa Boosts Sustainable Investing

"ESG issues are mainstream investment considerations and not peripheral, especially at a time the world is facing serious sustainability challenges." -- John Oliphant, Chairman, Committee on Responsible Investing by Institutional Investors in South Africa

Tapping Into Ancient Mercantilism: Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Investing in India

"There is little interest in sustainable investment in India’s rapidly growing mutual fund and life insurance market at the current time." -- International Finance Corporation

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