Insights from the President of Parnassus Investments
By Benjamin E. Allen, President, Parnassus Investments and a portfolio manager for the Parnassus Core Equity Fund
As President of Parnassus Investments, I often think about what responsible investing might look like over the coming decades. The future is anchored in the past, so I believe the best way to begin an answer to this question is with a look back at the early years of responsible investing.
The conference hall at KPMG Headquarters in Amsterdam buzzed with excitement at the 4th International Reporting 3.0 Conference, where “positive maverick” experts gathered to outline an ambitious agenda for triggering the emergence of a regenerative and distributive global economy through reporting, accounting, data, and new business models.
May 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - With the 2017 Reporting 3.0 Conference at KPMG Headquarters in Amsterdam just two weeks away (on May 30-31), we take our next step deeper into the Program after last week’s survey of the first segment of the Conference focused on the Reporting Blueprint. This week, we explore the Conference’s second segment, focused on the Data Blueprint.
Extraordinary set of “positive maverick” speakers tackle big challenges in sustainability and integrated reporting
May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - When and how will companies be able to say they have achieved bona fide sustainability? What changes do they need to make in assessing context, materiality, and success measurement? How will they know they’re creating net positive value sustainably, across all the capitals, nested within ecological, social and economic systems? And how can corporate leaders best advocate for regenerative multicapitalism and trigger the emergence of a green, inclusive and open economy?
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Last week, Reporting 3.0 convened a second Working Group Meeting to review the Exposure Draft 2.0 versions of the ReportingBlueprint and Data Blueprint. Paul Hurks of the Dutch Federation of Accountants (NBA) graciously hosted the gathering at the NBA meeting space in Amsterdam. During the two days, Working Group members provided constructive feedback on the Exposure Drafts, focusing particularly on the Recommendations.