NSFM participants in the news: Raj Thamotheram and Jeremy Leggett in The Guardian; Cary Krosinsky in Greenbiz; the latest from Sean Kidney and Climate Bonds

In an article in The Guardian, Finance failure and the weakness in the system: the inside view, NSFM Director, Raj Thamotheram discusses how changing the supply chain takes a lot of leadership effort that so far hasn't been forthcoming.


Obama could levy carbon tax to cut US deficit, says NSFM participant

President Obama could consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the US budget deficit after winning a 2nd term as President, according to Nick Robins of HSBC, an NSFM participant.

"A tax starting at USD20 a metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent and rising at about 6% a year could raise USD154 billion by 2021," Nick said. “Applied to the Congressional Budget Office’s 2012 baseline, this would halve the fiscal deficit by 2022,” he continued.

NSFM Participants and UNPRI Academic Network Collaborate to Promote Responsible Investment Research; Raj Thamotheram on working together towards sustainable capitalism

NSFM hosted an interactive workshop on Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice at the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment Academic Network-CBERN 2012 Conference in Toronto in October, 2012.  

General Secretary of International Trade Union Confederation says the significance of pension funds cannot be underestimated

In a speech using material provided by NSFM, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)  addressed the Fiduciary Investors Symposium in Santa Monica, USA.

Bank of England's Andy Haldane praises Occupy movement at NSFM supported event

The Bank of England's Andy Haldane praised Occupy and criticised investors at a recent London event: Socially Useful Banking supported by NSFM.

"Occupy’s voice has been both loud and persuasive," he said, "...I want to argue that we are in the early stages of a reformation of finance, a reformation which Occupy has helped stir."

NSFM Roundtable Explores Risk Management and Fundamental Principles of Fiduciary Duty

A group of pension fund trustees, senior managers, advisors and academics gathered in Seattle in October, 2012 to discuss the challenges facing pension fund managers and trustees. Participants were asked to temper preoccupation with comparison to peer group practices by adopting a point of view that included balancing allegiance to the inter-generational interests of both young and old pension fund participants.

SHAREit Download for PC (Windows 10/8/8.1/7) & MaC

SHAREit Download for PC (Windows 10/8/8.1/ 7) & Mac-- SHAREit has turned into one of the most stylish and also preferred applications that help to share files from one device to another be it your laptop computers or phones. It has actually been an upgraded variation of Bluetooth that offers much faster moving speed in contrast to the alternatives like Bluetooth and USB cables.

Not just this, it has actually been utilized by countless people all around the globe. Shareit helps to transfer files in between

On fiduciaries and medieval knights, and a call for papers from the Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment

NSFM Director, Keith Johnson was quoted in an article that offers an unique take on fiduciary duty. In Minding the Chastity Belts: Fiduciary Duties and 900 Pound Lemmings, Tim Richards outlines what today's fiduciaries could learn from medieval knights. Worth a read!