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Joan Bavaria Award to Geeta Aiyer
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Published on Jun 23, 2015

Geeta Aiyer, sustainable investing entrepreneur and Founder and President of Boston Common Asset Management, has been awarded the seventh-annual Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets. The announcement was made at the Ceres Conference 2015.
EarthSayer Geeta Aiyer
Date unknown Format Awards
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ceres Annual Conferences More Details
Setting Sail: Navigating the Circular Economy by Ellen MacArthur
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Published on Jun 23, 2015

Sailing solo around the globe necessitates careful use of life sustaining resources such as food and water, and serves as a micro example of the massive resource challenge facing humanity today. Dame Ellen MacArthur shares the inspiring story of her journey as a record breaking yachtswoman to an international champion for the circular economy a system change in which we stop selling one-way consumption and instead focus on models that retain the value of our vital, finite resources.

Her story is followed by a QA with Jack Ehnes, Chief Executive Officer, California State Teachers Retirement System and Ceres Board member.
EarthSayer Ellen MacArthur
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ceres Annual Conferences More Details
Keynote, Ceres Conference of 2015 by Gina McCarthy of EPA
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Published on Jun 23, 2015

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy delivers the keynote address at the Ceres Conference 2015, discussing the Clean Power Plan, Climate Change and how businesses and investors can support the transition to a clean energy economy.
EarthSayer Gina McCarthy
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ceres Annual Conferences More Details
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
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Published on Apr 22, 2013

James Gifford says the global financial crisis has caused more firms to consider the impact of environmental, social and corporate governance factors on the long-term sustainability of a company. James Gofford, the Executive Director of the U.N. Principles for Responsible Investment says that only using financial metrics to gauge future value is "a bygone paradigm." Short-term investment strategies must be addressed by leaders coming together and saying, "Something is wrong here."

Dr. James Gifford is a Senior Fellow at the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he researches sustainable investment in emerging markets and methods to deliver positive impact within mainstream investment strategies.

Published by the IESE. For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve.

EarthSayer James Gifford
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Investing and Sustainability More Details
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
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What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? | Keep it in the ground

Climate change can be tackled using a very simple idea – divestment. It means taking your money away from companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. Published on Mar 23, 2015 by The Guardian.

Date unknown Format Instructional
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Think Big: Mega Trends in Sustainability
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Introduction by Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres.

From the rapid depletion of natural resources like water to increased energy demands to growing public awareness of climate change impacts, sustainability mega-trends expose businesses to risks - yet they also offer tremendous opportunities. Addressing these trends will require profound shifts in the way investors and businesses plan, operate and compete in the global economy.

More companies tying compensation into sustainability goals as sustainability becomes mainstream.

Published on May 13, 2014

Hear from Paul Gilding (Environmentalist and Author; Former Executive Director of Greenpeace International),
Mary O'Malley (Vice President, Environment and Sustainability, Prudential) and Andrew Winston (Author of 'The Big Pivot') from the opening plenary at the Ceres Conference 2014 held in Boston on April 30

EarthSayers Paul Gilding; Mindy Lubber; Mary O'Malley
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ceres Annual Conferences More Details
Hemp Industries Association President on Hemp Regulations and Challenges
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Hemp Industries Association President, Anndrea Herrmann on Hemp Regulations and Challenge was  interviewed by the Investing News Network interview. Hermann explains the regulations surrounding hemp in the United States and elsewhere in the world, also touching on what challenges her organization faces in educating the public about hemp. In closing, she gives an overview of the many interesting uses of hemp. May 16, 2014.

EarthSayer Anndrea Herrmann
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Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
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Ms. Reyes was a driving force behind Zurich’s decision last year to invest $1bn in “green” bonds that finance projects aimed at mitigating climate change.

Cecilia Reyes joined Zurich in 2001 as Regional Manager for Group Investments with responsibility for North America and became Regional Manager for Europe and International Businesses in 2004. From April 2006 until March 2010, she was Head of Investment Strategy Implementation. In April 2010, she assumed her current role as Chief Investment Officer.

 

 

EarthSayer Cecilia Reyes
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Investing and Sustainability More Details
The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett
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Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.

TED Talks.

Published on Feb 12, 2014

EarthSayer Chris McKnett
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Investing and Sustainability More Details
Power In Our Interconnectedness by Jacqueline Novogratz
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Published on Mar 7, 2013

Go where markets and government have failed before. The Status Qou and Business as Usual cannot exist any longer.  Investing as a means, not just an end.  Jacqueline Novogratz, social entrepreneur, and founder of the Acumen Fund.  TEDxEuston,

Intro and Outro music by Kadialy Kouyate performed at TEDxEuston 2011. You can view the full performance here.

EarthSayer Jacqueline Novogratz
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
 

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