First week of December dedicated to accelerating the mainstreaming of sustainable finance; Responsible Investor and SASB to host key events
NEW YORK, November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/– Bloomberg will convene the first ever Sustainable Finance Week in New York City in early December to accelerate the adoption of sustainable finance practices. Anchoring Sustainable Finance Week is the Bloomberg Global Responsible Investing Forum powered by Nuveen, an organization with over five decades of responsible investing leadership. Rounding out the week are the RI Americas 2018 conference and SASB 2018 Symposium, both sponsored by Bloomberg.
Today, NRG Energy, Inc. published its 2017 Sustainability Report. In this report, the company announces new sustainability achievements and milestones and provides, for the first time, the company’s principles on climate change.
“Sustainability needs to be more than a single target or objective. It must be a philosophy that is fully integrated into all parts of an organization - the glue that keeps all internal and external stakeholders working together towards a common goal with purpose. This is sustainability at NRG.” Mauricio Gutierrez, President and CEO, NRG Energy.
Earlier this year, JetBlue released its 2016 environmental and sustainability report, accompanied by a white paper produced according to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) standard for the airline industry, which covers material environmental, social and governance (ESG) information of interest to investors.
A CR leader under fire and the alphabet soup of standards organizations
By the Editors
He’s the new chief executive and his 100-day anniversary was fast approaching.
Many miles from the familiar trappings of his hometown, he has uprooted his family and inherited all the successes—as well as the baggage—of preceding administrations. Yet despite having more power and influence than other world leaders, critics abound.
No, this is not a story about the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Rather, the man experiencing a tumultuous honeymoon as CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is Tim Mohin.
For professionals in the capital markets, and in the corporate sector, G&A Institute and Global Change Associates are teamed to present a one-day professional training program, hosted by Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY, in midtown Manhattan. This is an excellent introduction to the application of ESG factors to investment making decisions and corporate valuations. Find out more at https://intro2esg.eventbrite.com
Bloomberg has always believed that bringing transparency to financial markets through access to information can increase capital flows, produce economic growth and create efficiencies for businesses. This idea revolutionized the bond markets in 1981, and, since then, we have expanded our efforts across asset classes to equities, derivatives, commodities and the broader financial markets.