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Why Invest Internationally in Companies With Strong ESG Practices?

To boost portfolio ESG quality and the potential for improved risk-adjusted returns
Article

by Scott LaBreche, Director at Impax Asset Management 

The megatrends underlying the transition to a more sustainable economy, such as climate change and widening inequality, are global issues. It should come as no surprise, then, that companies are addressing sustainability risks and opportunities regardless of their domicile.

So investors may be wondering, how are companies in developed markets outside the U.S. and Canada performing on sustainability issues? It varies, of course, but on the whole, they are performing better than those in the U.S.

Aligning Faith and Finances

Stewardship from personal finances to the planet we call home
Blog

Welcome to the “Faith and Finances” issue of the GreenMoney Journal. 

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics, Resilience and Sustainability Drive Water Discussion

Latest Strategic Directions Report takes deep dive into complexities of water, delivery
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.,  June 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Collecting data from our water systems is one thing. Acting on that information is game-changing, and a Black & Veatch survey shows that the water space is taking note.

Four Key Steps to Optimizing Data for Enterprise Asset Management

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Many water leaders face a conundrum – they know massive system investments are needed, but have a steep hill to climb to gain necessary approvals and rate recovery for such investments. Stand-alone, multimillion dollar technology programs often take a back seat to repairing and replacing aging distribution system assets.

Smart Grid Gains From New Black & Veatch EPC Program Management System

Powered by ASSET360 TM, SEKOIA benefits clients by uniting spatial engineering, data integration and analytics to improve project execution
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 20, 2017 /3BL Media/– Black & Veatch announced today a new tool aimed at helping utilities deploy large-scale grid modernization projects.

Quo Vadis on Sustainability Issues in 2017 -- As a New Administration & New Congress Come to Town?

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (11.30.2016)
Newsletter

Are you holding your breath after the November elections?  Wondering where corporate sustainability or sustainable investing goes from here?  What our public sector positioning may be on issues of importance to the corporate or capital markets communities?

The author of the best seller, "Green to Gold" takes on the Quo Vadis questions regarding sustainability issues as President-elect Donald J. Trump builds and announces his management team, albeit with an unusual method that reminds one of the popular TV show, "The Apprentice."

How a Disciplined Asset Management Strategy Can Directly Lead to a Better Quality of Life

By: Keith Hamer
Blog

Every organization has a mix of assets on its balance sheet. These probably include infrastructure, human resources, financial assets, as well as some “intangibles.” The key to an organization’s success is getting the most value out of each one.

Utilities Should Incorporate Asset Management into PPP Models

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Water and wastewater utilities considering the use of public-private partnerships (PPP) often express concerns that such arrangements could lead to rate increases and diminished service. However, it is possible to provide ratepayer safeguards and allow reasonable returns on private investments under PPP models through the implementation of an asset management framework. 

Using Global Asset Management Solutions Can Positively Impact the Bottom Line

By: Eric Jouane
Blog

This week the facilities management community came together to celebrate World FM Day and honor all the men and women who support the health, safety, productivity and well-being of people who utilize the built environment. In honor of this annual occasion, I wanted to talk about the importance of effectively managing your assets.

Smart Water Programs Seek to Uncover Valuable Data for Improved Operations

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Water and wastewater systems use hundreds and sometimes thousands of data-producing instruments, but much of that information remains isolated. There is little two-way communication, so the vast amount of data stays buried, just as the water infrastructure itself is mostly buried and out of sight. Smart water programs are seeking to change all that. 

VIDEO: Smart Water Programs Seek to Uncover Data for Improved Operations         

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