NEW YORK, January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced that it has been named to the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the first time. The GEI tracks the financial performance of public companies committed to supporting gender equality.
Michael Barry, Head of Sustainable Business Operations at Bloomberg discusses the company's sustainability initiatives and approach, especially with regards to its 731 Lexington Avenue headquarters in New York in CoreNet Global's latest insite newsletter.
The industrialized world has been spewing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases faster than they can be contained for centuries. Climate change, and the increasing frustration of citizens about the inadequate response, is pushing countries to take action, or at least say they will. Becoming carbon neutral — also known as climate-neutral or net zero — is now a legal requirement in some countries, while European authorities are preparing legislation to become the first net zero continent. Even oil companies are getting in on the act.
By: Nadia Humphreys, Business Manager for Sustainable Finance solutions
As climate change continues to make headlines, sustainable investing – once a niche investment strategy – is now setting the agenda.
Investment firms increasingly realize they need to include environmental, social and governance (ESG) data in their decision-making processes, to manage risks and identify opportunities in a changing world. However, the lack of reliable and consistent ESG data is a key challenge, and most firms face a steep learning curve to understand ESG issues and make sense of the new information they are facing.
Signing on to Cool Food Pledge shows commitment to reducing food-related GHG emissions
December 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg has committed to serve more climate-friendly foods through the Cool Food Pledge, a growing movement of workplaces, hotels, hospitals and restaurants aiming to slash food-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% by 2030. Groups serving a combined 800+ million meals annually have already signed on to this new initiative.
Demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) data has accelerated as the demand for consistent and high quality data around sustainability issues goes mainstream. Read Bloomberg's recent report, Investing in a Sustainable Future, about this growing market.
Mainstreaming of sustainable finance at the heart of discussions at four major events across New York and Toronto; Nuveen, BMO, RI, SASB and Natixis Investment Managers are main partners for the week
NEW YORK, November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The second annual Sustainable Finance Week convened by Bloomberg will expand beyond events in New York to Toronto this year. Taking place during the first week of December, Sustainable Finance Week (SFW) conversations in both cities will focus on how we accelerate the mobilization of the next $10 trillion in sustainable investment. With over $30 trillion of assets managed sustainably, sustainable finance is no longer a niche investment strategy, and is becoming increasingly mainstream.
Today, the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance launched its first case study highlighting the work of its members on an aggregated #renewablenergy project. The partnership established between @Bloomberg, @Gap, @Workday, @salesforce, and @CoxEnterprises allowed the group to successfully pool demand towards the procurement of a large-scale solar project in North Carolina. The result? Greater impact than any one company would have had alone and progress towards achieving overall energy goals.