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CSRwire shines the spotlight on the convergence of sustainability and finance including, green bonds, carbon pricing, impact investing, integrated reporting, shareholder engagement, sustainable stock exchanges and ESG / SRI metrics.

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Can Investors Put 100% of Funds to Work for Social Benefit? An Emerging Movement Says Yes
This blog is part of our series on Sustainable Finance. For more articles, visit CSRwire.
Mar 9, 2015 12:30 PM ET
Global Green Bond Sales Tripled to $35B in 2014
Green bonds represent a relatively new asset class that is designed to raise capital and investment for projects with environmental benefits. Just like regular financial bonds, the green bonds can be issued by banks, companies or governments. The issuer guarantees to repay the bond over a defined period of time, along with a fixed or variable return on investment. The market for these...
Jan 9, 2015 12:30 PM ET
Who Should be the Chosen Talent for Circular Economy Jobs?: Don’t be the Square Peg…
Sustainability professionals have an important role to play in the circular economy, so how can you make sure your skills fit? As companies across the globe get to grips with the concept of doing more with less, systems thinkers who understand the big picture of finite resources, overburdened ecosystems and the need to reduce social inequality will be the ones to forge the critical links in...
Dec 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET
Corporate Social Responsibility at Bank of America: Five Years Since the Crisis
One of the most important – and frankly, challenging but rewarding – parts of my job as head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Bank of America involves actively engaging with external stakeholders, a group that includes members of the media, nonprofits, regulators, legislators and other key influencers. Whether that means speaking at a conference, serving on a panel, or attending...
Dec 24, 2014 12:30 PM ET
Sustainable & Responsible Investing: It's Now $1-in-$6 in the US Capital Markets!
For your conversations inside the company, and perhaps outside, the following key numbers should help you make the investing or business case for corporate responsibility: At the end of 2013, $1 in every $6 of Assets Under [professional] Management ("AUM") in the USA was being [invested] using sustainable and responsible, and impact investing strategies by professional money...
Dec 19, 2014 12:30 PM ET