For example, asset owners and external asset managers are asking many more questions now about the sustainability journey of the companies they are invested in, including ESG strategies, actions, performance, metrics, outcomes, recognitions, and more.
Herbalife Nutrition supports the U.S. African Development Foundation to eliminate hunger in African communities
According to a study by the International Monetary Fund, development partners can make a tremendous difference in helping Africans put food on the table and safeguarding the continent’s food security. In recent decades, development organizations have begun to move away from the traditional model of indirect, external, and top-down solutions. Instead of relying on outside-driven initiatives, the U.S. African Development Foundation’s (USADF) approach, for example, focuses on locally-driven and participatory African engagement.
Written by: Deirdre Ormston, project manager for ON Semiconductor Ireland and global grant advisor for the ON Semiconductor Foundation
Movember fundraisers are a global community of fired up Mo Bros and Mo Sisters – aka rock stars making a difference in mental health, suicide prevention, as well as prostate and testicular cancer during the month of November. Movember Europe has funded over 1,250 men's health projects globally.
Eons ago as then-existent forms of life on Earth died off, decomposing remains became fossils…or relevant to current “heated” conversations about the future of energy, the stuff of today’s “fossil fuels.” Coal, crude oil, natural gas. As National Geographic explains for us, these fuels found in the Earth’s crust contain important amounts of carbon and hydrogen, which can be burned to create the energy we need in our modern times.
The Biden-Harris Administration continues to roll out details of new, proposed or adjusted policies, rules, programs, federal government financing plans (budgeting) and various actions to address what the leaders characterize as “the climate crisis”.
Musim Mas launches its first social impact report, detailing the impact of its programs that support community development, education, healthcare, infrastructure, disaster relief, and conservation. The report debuts a social impact framework that will strengthen Musim Mas’ social investment strategy to maximize the impact on improving livelihoods in the palm oil industry.
Business and financial activities in “APAC”, the Asia / Pacific Basin Region are vital to the economies of the rest of the world. Think of the region’s leading sovereign economies…in order of magnitude, consider the impact of the economies of China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia (these are the top economies).
P/E world: Private equity firms often have a pool of companies wholly owned or invested in and managed and advised by them in portfolio …this is the ambitious domain of the private equity (P/E) universe.
The leading publicly-traded P/E leaders are familiar names to institutional investors: Blackstone (NYSE:BX), The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO), and Kohlberg, Kravis Roberts (NYSE:KKR). There also well-known P/E companies not publicly-traded such as TPG Capital and Bain Capital (which owns, invests in and advises portfolio entities).
A small pebble dropped into a pond will send out ripples that carry across the stretch of water, bouncing off the opposite shore and sending waves back. “Ripple effect” is something we hear often as a business metaphor. We are focused today on the powerful ripple effect of carbon emissions through the economy, through a company’s global supply chain, and on through the regulatory universe as more governments take up pricing schemes on emissions, and so on.