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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Investment rush to Africa must manage sustainability risks

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As the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative begins its annual event in Cape Town on October 1st, its Executive Director Dr. James Gifford considers the sustainability challenges faced by investors in African companies

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By Dr. James Gifford | 27 September 2013

Banorte-Ixe, CDP and Green Plus Encourage Mexican Companies to Define a Sustainability Agenda to Face Climate Change

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On April 18th, Banorte-Ixe, CDP and Green Plus carried out the workshop "Business Resilience to Climate Change" in which various experts and business executives expressed the need to define and start as soon as possible a corporate sustainability agenda that enables companies to face the challenge that climate change represents for the implementation and permanence of their businesses.

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On April 18th, Banorte-Ixe, CDP and Green Plus carried out the workshop "Business Resilience to Climate Change" in which various experts and business executives expressed the need to define and start as soon as possible a corporate sustainability agenda that enables companies to face the challenge that climate change represents for the implementation and permanence of their businesses.

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Investors Seek Stronger Disclosure by U.S. Water Providers

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BOSTON, April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Tighter water supplies. Aging infrastructure. Uncertain water demand. Climate change.

U.S. water providers are facing unprecedented challenges, including more vulnerable water supplies, declining revenue and growing environmental pressures. Investors who finance the projects that keep the water flowing - by purchasing bonds that pay for pipelines, treatment plants and other key infrastructure - now want better information on how water utilities are managing these wide-ranging risks.

Building Investor Confidence on Climate Change

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Enbridge’s Paul Hunt today called participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the global voluntary reporting initiative, “essential” for companies seeking to build investor confidence on the issue of climate change.

The Mexican Stock Exchange Ratifies Grupo Financiero Banorte as Member of the Sustainable IPC Index

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Due to the adoption of sustainable and socially responsible processes in their corporate practices, for the second consecutive year, Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) was selected by the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) to be part of its Sustainable IPC Index.

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Due to the adoption of sustainable and socially responsible processes in their corporate practices, for the second consecutive year, Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) was selected by the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) to be part of its Sustainable IPC Index.

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World's Largest Investors Call For More Decisive Action By Governments on Climate Change

Representing trillions in assets under management, global investor groups issue open letter to governments in wake of US President Obama’s re-election and Chinese leadership change
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Nov. 20, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Groups representing the world’s largest investors today published an open letter addressed to governments of the world’s largest economies calling for a new dialogue on climate change policy in order to avert dangerous climate change and its resulting economic impacts. The letter, announced ahead of international climate negotiations starting on 26th November in Doha calls for:

Prudential Joins Ceres Company Network

Financial Services Leader Integrates Sustainability into Reporting and Operations
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(3BL Media) Boston, MA – September 13, 2012 – Ceres today announced that its board of directors has approved Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), one of the world’s largest financial services institutions, as a Ceres Network Company. Companies that join Ceres work to further integrate environmental and social performance into the company’s business strategies and initiatives.

The CEO’s Challenge: Balancing Expectations of Consumers and Investors

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By Margaret Coady

Should large companies help address societal issues? It's an age-old question that even today continues to be a  subject of lively debate for the private sector. A company’s investors might advocate that the company leave progress on societal issues to government and nonprofits, opting for a bare-minimum scenario in which businesses do little more than pay taxes, obey the law, and pass all profits to shareholders.

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