This originally appeared in Bloomberg Markets Magazine
Getting a handle on environmental, social, and governance information has become more crucial for investor relations officers and other corporate executives. A lot of money is invested in accordance with ESG-related guidelines these days. The 1,380 institutions that have signed the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment, for example, oversee $59 trillion of assets.
Just about a month ago, Bloomberg held the topping out ceremony for our new London building. This building sits in the heart of the City of London and is an important symbol of our future growth in Europe and globally.
The building has a unique design and is re-defining the workplace of the future.
From foundation to finishes, the craftsmanship and thoughtfulness going into this structure represents our culture and continual innovation.
Bloomberg may be the new kid in town when it comes to San Francisco’s hot tech scene, but the global business and financial information and news provider is no start-up. That’s abundantly clear when you see its sophisticated new R&D offices in the South of Market (SoMA) neighborhood: no foosball tables, beer taps or Velcro walls here, thank you very much.
It’s Pro bono week! A growing way companies go deeper in what they deliver through employee engagement programs is Pro Bono Service, which CECP has been tracking since 2008.
More companies across different industries are recognizing the value of Pro Bono Services provided by their employees to support nonprofit organizations. It is becoming less of a niche for lawyers, accountants, or financiers.
There has been much speculation over the last few months about the decrease in gas prices and its impact on consumers’ financial habits. For some time, the general perception has been that consumers have been using their savings at the pump to pay down debt or build a financial buffer. However, much of the information used to support this theory has been from self-reported or aggregate, lagging data.