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May

17

May 17, 2018

Financial Services: How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the women who make up the majority of workers in their supply chains.

#Financial Services #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

18

April 18, 2018

Financial Services: An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

The pro-business Japanese government has doubled down on transparency, helping investors understand a broad set of ESG issues that are material for their investment strategies and enabling social dialogue.

#Financial Services

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Feb

1

February 1, 2018

Financial Services: Four Sustainability Management Trends and Opportunities in the Banking Sector

Four Sustainability Management Trends and Opportunities in the Banking Sector

How has corporate responsibility in the banking sector changed since the 2008 financial crisis? What more could be done?

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Oct

3

October 3, 2017

Financial Services: The Increasing Importance of Articulating Long-Term Value

The Increasing Importance of Articulating Long-Term Value

Institutional investors are increasingly vocal about long-term value; companies can proactively engage and attract these investors who value ESG commitments.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Jun

21

June 21, 2017

Financial Services: Activist Investors and the Rise of Short-Termism 2.0

Activist Investors and the Rise of Short-Termism 2.0

The rise of hedge fund activist investors is making it more challenging for companies to focus on long-term value creation.

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May

9

May 9, 2017

Financial Services: New BSR Report: Scaling Clean Energy through Financial Industry Collaboration

New BSR Report: Scaling Clean Energy through Financial Industry Collaboration

The transition to a low-carbon economy is underway. How can the financial services industry collaborate to scale clean energy finance?

#Climate Change #Collaboration #Financial Services

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Mar

17

March 17, 2017

Financial Services: Evolution in Private Equity ESG: From Policies and Efficiency to Impact

Evolution in Private Equity ESG: From Policies and Efficiency to Impact

The private equity sector has a unique and powerful opportunity to evolve to an integrated, strategic approach to sustainability, which will enhance stakeholder relations and reputation; advance positive environmental, social, and governance impacts; and improve business outcomes.

#Financial Services #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

6

January 6, 2017

Financial Services: Five Ways the Financial Services Industry Can Approach the Sustainable Development Goals

Five Ways the Financial Services Industry Can Approach the Sustainable Development Goals

There are many opportunities for financial services companies to fund the SDGs, and they should look at how to integrate the goals into these five areas.

#Financial Services

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Dec

29

December 29, 2016

Financial Services: Cornerstone Capital Group’s Erika Karp on the Future of Investing

Cornerstone Capital Group’s Erika Karp on the Future of Investing

In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016 in November, Cornerstone Capital Founder, CEO, and Chair of the Board Erika Karp explored shifting dynamics in the capital markets and the nomenclature of sustainable investing.

#BSR Conference #Financial Services

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Dec

20

December 20, 2016

Financial Services: After the U.S. Election, ESG Still Matters to Investors

After the U.S. Election, ESG Still Matters to Investors

Companies should know that a change of administration in Washington will not affect the fundamental trends driving ESG investing, and businesses may even face more pressure to focus on these issues.

#Financial Services

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