At climate summit in Washington, UN officials call to take action ‘to the next level’

Recalling that just two weeks ago, 175 countries came to the United Nations to sign the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said it is time to take climate action to the next ... 

Climate Action 2016 Summit: What Role Will Business Play?

By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle In terms of reaching a global climate deal, COP21 was a success. More than 175 countries have since signed the Paris agreement, and hundreds of business have committed to purchasing renewable ...

US SIF to Hold National Sustainable, Responsible And Impact Investing Conference May 23-25 in Washington, DC

US SIF hosts its sixth annual conference, Investing for the Next Generation Featured speakers will include US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment will host its ...


European citizens are paying close attention to the leadership at the helm of the European Union as they tackle the migrant crisis. The United Nations estimates indicate that over one million people have entered Europe with the ...

Daniel Ben-Ami questions the wisdom of excluding fossil fuel investment

It is a tragedy that a basic truth has been forgotten. The world is going to need huge amounts more energy for everyone to achieve reasonable living standards. Recent World Bank statistics on global poverty make sobering ... More

Vucic:Serbia will continue it’s European path

Nikos Arvanites, Belgrade The election results illustrate a strong support for democracy, reforms, international commitments and EU integration, leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday ... More

Violence reshaping Turkey’s economic profile

In the aftermath of the serial bombings in Turkey during the last period investors need to assess the country’s trajectory on economic development and political stability. Does Turkey still benefits the blooming economic ... More

President Donald Tusk visits the main countries of the Western Balkans route and Turkey

President Tusk will travel to Vienna, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Skopje, Athens, Ankara, Istanbul and Belgrade from the 1st to the 4th of March to continue building a European consensus on how to handle the migration crisis and to ... More

Highlights of the EU leaders meeting with Turkey

On 7 March 2016, EU heads of state or government held a meeting with Turkey to strengthen their cooperation on the migration and refugee crisis. European Council President Donald Tusk chaired the meeting, Prime Minister Ahmet ... More

Council conclusions on the fiscal sustainability report

"The Council (ECOFIN), 1. WELCOMES the Commission's "Fiscal Sustainability Report 2015", which updates and enhances the multidimensional approach for assessing fiscal sustainability, based on short-, medium- ... More

Responsible Finance Summit 2016: Unlocking Finance, Expanding Impact

This inaugural annual Responsible Finance Summit, organised by RFI Foundation and co-organised by ME Global Advisors, will bring together key stakeholders from the traditional responsible and Islamic finance sectors to build ... More

Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance

The University of Geneva together with the Latsis Foundation, Sustainable Finance Geneva, and UNEP FI are pleased to announce the 3rd Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance. The conference will be held as the Latsis Symposium 2016 ... More

Creating socially sustainable asset classes. The advantages of community investing

The integration of ESG criteria in the investment decision and practice is already a well administered business area. Indexes and asset classes are by now defined by market leaders in the field. However, the range of subjects ... More

S&P revised upwards Greece’s Long Term ratings to B-‘ from ‘CCC+’ on Stable Outlook

S&P revised upwards Greece’s Long Term ratings, on January 22, to B-‘ from ‘CCC+’ with the outlook remaining stable. The upward revision is mainly attributed to the agency’s expectation that Greece will meet the ... More