Sustainable Investment CSR News

Opening Doors for Small Business Owners

eBay launches Kiva Marketplace to help aspiring entrepreneurs reach global scale

by Lauren Mobertz

Since the company’s founding, eBay has been committed to enabling everyone to participate – and benefit – from global commerce. This year, eBay is continuing to widen the opportunities available to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, leveraging the global reach and technical capabilities of our marketplace. To this end, we are partnering with microlending platform to launch Kiva Marketplace on eBay.

Time to Align Corporate Retirement Funds with Company Values


Now that millennial-aged employees represent the majority of the workforce, it’s increasingly important that corporate management teams finds ways to engage these employees in the company.

Economics Remain Driving Force for Downstream Sector Trends


Lower gas prices are driving investment across the sector as the industry hedges its bets on market recovery. Continuing flat demand has caused a stalemate across the industry, and most natural gas utilities remain in waiting mode. Nevertheless, the industry is looking ahead. It is expecting demand to shift and prices to eventually rise, and utilities are working to keep their assets running and maintain the systems currently in place.

An Interview With MetLife’s Josh Wiener on Sustainability


Josh Wiener is MetLife’s Assistant Vice President, Global Sustainability & Facilities Management, as well as the company’s environmental sustainability subject matter expert. He is tasked with leading the development and implementation of MetLife’s sustainability strategies, associated programs, and goals.

Sustainable Products and Services are the Foundation of Northern Trust's Responsible Investment Principles


Download the full report and learn more about CSR at Northern Trust

The foundation of Northern Trust's responsible investment principles, as with our entire decision-making process, is that we will act in a manner to protect our clients’ financial well-being.

Ideas to Put More ESG Impact Into Your Portfolio

Impact ESG investing can be channeled and measured through "do no harm" and global sustainable development goals.

by Global Head of ESG Mamadou-Abou Sarr and Senior ESG Research Analyst Julia Kochetygova

Originally published on Northern Trust's Point of View

Businesses Commend Virginia for Leadership in Cutting Carbon Emissions and Promoting Clean Energy

Press Release

RICHMOND, Va. November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Businesses across Virginia are commending Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed rule that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from the Commonwealth’s electricity sector by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030. 

The McAuliffe Administration will present their proposal to the State Air Pollution Control Board later today in Richmond. 

Cutting-Edge Business Performance Metrics Revealed at Sustainable Brands New Metrics ‘17

Leading research, breakthrough tools, and new reports unveiled by BASF, Dell, Thomson Reuters and others in Philadelphia
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Members of the Sustainable Brands® community gather in Philadelphia to kick off the 7th annual New Metrics conference.


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