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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.

#Financial Services

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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 #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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Dec

12

December 12, 2016

Financial Services: Technology Holds the Key to the Low-Carbon Transition—and Investors Can Turn It

Technology Holds the Key to the Low-Carbon Transition—and Investors Can Turn It

Here are four trends on the role of technology in the transition to a climate-compatible future and how investors can get involved.

#Climate Change #Financial Services

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Nov

21

November 21, 2016

Financial Services: Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Financial Services Sector

Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Financial Services Sector

By focusing on their workforces, products and services, and the communities they touch, financial services companies can be crucial contributors to women's economic empowerment.

#Financial Services #Grants #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

18

November 18, 2015

Financial Services: Do Your Investment Due Diligence Protocols Consider Water and Climate Change?

Do Your Investment Due Diligence Protocols Consider Water and Climate Change?

In an increasingly warm and water-scarce world, adding climate and water issues to investment due diligence is key. Here, we outline quantitative and qualitative tools to help businesses make smarter investment decisions.

#Climate Change #Environment #Financial Services

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