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By Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior Vice President of Global Women's Strategies for Pax World Management LLC and Managing Director of Pax Ellevate Management LLC 

Imagine walking into your first Wall Street job, fresh out of college, ready to take on the world. That was me twenty-five years ago when I boldly entered the world of finance as a sales assistant for two institutional brokers. At the time I knew nothing about investing or client service, but I knew that it was a fantastic opportunity to learn and it was an environment in which I could thrive – so I was all in. 

Ceres’ Response to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Scoping Report

Investors focus on carbon asset risks, engagements with securities regulators, and the effects of climate risk on financial stability
Press Release

April 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres president Mindy Lubber praised the members of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) on the release of their “Phase 1” report today, which lays out the scope and high level objectives for the task force’s work.

More than $90M Awarded to Promote Sustainable Supply Chains

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation expands conservation efforts to agriculture, seafood and financial markets
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PALO ALTO, Calif., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, one of the world’s largest conservation funders, announced more than $90 million in grants designed to advance conservation by decoupling food production from negative environmental impacts.

Women and Millennials Drive Growth in Responsible Investing

How the Transfer of Weaith is Transforming Wall Street
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by Lynne Ford, Executive Vice President, Calvert Investments

Three important trends are already changing the asset management industry, and are poised to become even more important in the coming years. First, based on their spending and earning power, women now represent a growth market bigger than those of China and India combined. This reality was identified by Kate Sayre and Michael Silverstein of the Boston Consulting Group in their article “The Female Economy.”

ESG Accountability: A Tangible Way of Tracking Value

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André Solórzano
Manager, Data Insights, CECP

March 15--During CECP’s recent Board of Boards CEO convening held on February 29th, 2016, CECP provided attending CEOs of the world’s largest companies with a comparison of financial and ESG performance, between companies that are affiliated with CECP (“CECP companies”) and other large companies in the Fortune 500 not affiliated with CECP (“non-CECP companies”). Discover with us the most compelling findings.

Ceres Commends U.S.-Canadian Agreement on Climate and Energy and the Arctic

Press Release

March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres issued the following statement today in support of the announcement by President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada on climate, energy and Arctic leadership.

From Mindy Lubber, Ceres president and director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk:

Investors Raising Heat on Fossil Fuel Companies and Their Strategies for Emerging Low-Carbon Economy

Press Release

March 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On the heels of a historic global climate agreement in Paris, investors have filed a record number of shareholder resolutions this year with major U.S. energy companies asking them to disclose their strategies for competing in a global economy that is shifting towards clean energy and away from fossil fuels.

Sustainability & the IRO

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Originally posted on Bloomberg Blog.

Why this subject? Why now? Erika Karp, Cornerstone Capital Group founder & CEO and a former Wall Street research chief, counts off asset owners, asset managers, investment banks, social media, NGOs, regulators, accountants, exchanges. ‘Everything is moving toward more transparency, collaboration and understanding of what sustainability means to the capital markets,’ she says.

International Consultation Opens on Water Climate Bond Standard

Future Guidance for Water Investments Takes Shape
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November 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Climate Bonds Initiative and consortium partners Ceres, World Resources Institute, CDP and the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation have released for public comment, the world’s first standard for low carbon and climate resilient water bonds. The proposed Water Climate Bond Standard will bring a focus on vulnerability assessment and climate mitigation and adaptation planning to the fixed income space.

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