esg issue Articles

  • ESG Comes of Age - Article in EQM Journal

    World events and trends - especially with respect to supply chains and resources - are undergoing major shifts. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are at a tipping point in terms of their influence on shareholder value. This column briefly traces the history of socially responsible investing and corporate disclosure. The current dynamics are truly fascinating. Major impacts will ...

  • E-waste problem: beyond CSR

    A lot has been talked about the problems associated with the end of life electrical & electronic equipment or (e-waste). Now, the time has come to aggressively implement effective and environment friendly solution to address this ever growing problem. As we all know, that e-waste has unique combination of hazardous substances and reusable commodities and therefore it is important from ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Socially Responsible Investment Makes for Good ROI

    Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience. The goals of Five Questions about SRI are fourfold: To reflect on what SRI in emerging markets means to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • JSE Head explains the evolution of sustainability reporting

    The Johannesburg Stock Exchange announced on 3 June of this year that a new collaboration with global index provider FTSE Russell will see its environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure indicators align with FTSE Russell’s evolved ESG approach. “The new approach will replace our Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index. It will ...

  • Want a more sustainable world?

    Let women lead the way. The evidence is clear: Women at the top bring environmental, social and governance responsibility to the fore. Women are increasingly driving the global economy. According to a 2009 Harvard Business Review article, women controlled $20 trillion in consumer ...


    By Ensia

  • Interview: Joseph Keefe, Sustainable Investment

    As president and CEO of Pax World Management and the Pax World Funds sustainable investment platform, Joseph Keefe provides an opportunity for thousands of investors to put their money where their values are, to the tune of more than $3 billion globally. Keefe recently spoke with Ensia ...


    By Ensia

  • Environmental Services Industry:

    According to Environmental Business International Inc., the US environmental services industry is a $178.3 billion a year industry representing approximately 115,400 firms which employ 1.2 million individuals. While no industry can expect to totally avoid change, no other industry has seen as much change in such a short period of time. Environmental consultants and contractors face numerous ...


    By Crystal & Company

  • Integrated Environmental Risk Management Strategies: Funding Environmental Cleanup from Pre-existing Insurance Policies

    One of the terms used to describe the newest environmental risk management strategies, is the term 'Integrated Environmental Risk Management.' This involves evaluating and 'integrating' both new and traditional resources to help clients manage, control, avoid and ultimately transfer environmental risks. Environmental Services Group & Dispute Resolution Management, Inc. At ...


    By Crystal & Company

  • Undisclosed risk: Corporate environmental and social reporting in emerging Asia

    This report focuses on corporate transparency on environmental risks, and lays the groundwork for understanding environmental disclosure and reporting issues in emerging markets through an investor lens. It is the second report in a series establishing the link between issues like climate change, air pollution, water supply, and natural resource depletion and traditional financial analysis on ...

  • Decarbonising the Economy: The Pivotal Role of the Financial Sector

    The physicist Niels Bohr defined an expert as "a person who has found out, by his own painful experience, all the mistakes that one can make in a very narrow field." If Bohr's description is accurate, we are all about to become experts on climate change. 2012 was the hottest year on record in the US, and China's most recent winter was its coldest in 30 years. According to research by MunichRe, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Translating the language of the CSO to that of the CFO

    A conversation between Jim Fava, Chief Sustainability Strategist at PE INTERNATIONAL, and Bob Willard, business sustainability expert and author. Willard is one of the leading voices in the sustainability debate. In books such as The Sustainability Advantage and its follow-up, The New Sustainability Advantage, he ...


    By thinkstep

  • Only capitalism can save the planet

    It’s not “sustainable” business when a company takes a long view and targets problems that aren’t going away — it’s smart business. To say the world has changed a lot in the last century is a huge understatement. Industrial, medical and social progress has resulted in unprecedented growth in the world’s population and economy, and ...


    By Ensia

  • 9 reasons not to be depressed about the planet

    From a sustainable future market perspective, it’s been a very good year. Don’t leave 2014 without realizing there have been notable — often underreported — big capital market breakthroughs on climate change, water protection and other sustainability fronts. Stock exchanges requiring company disclosure on sustainability risks or bonds backed by electricity ...


    By Ensia

  • Business Case Evaluation: An Essential Tool for Prioritizing Investments for Sustainable Public Infrastructure Projects

    Background This article was written in advance of a special Business Case Evaluation Workshop to be held as part of the GLOBE 2014 Conference, taking place in Vancouver, Canada. GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Customers Who Identified Delta Cooling Towers as the Solution Hollywood Seminole Water Treatment - Case Study

    Our Delta High Air Stripping Towers used to treat potable water at the Hollywood Seminole Water Treatment Plant in Hollywood, FL can be seen in the background in the April 2016 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator (TPO) Magazine. Click here for the whole article. Woodruff Arts Center ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Yorkshire Hotspots for Noise Nuisance Complaints [Infographic]

    Noise nuisance complaints looks set to be one of the big community issues again of 2016. Local Authorities are having to budget ever more resources to policing the issue. This isn’t easy in these times of austerity. But how many noise nuisance complaints do they receive? We wanted to find out. Researching Noise Nuisance Complaints We decided to take a ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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