Special Offer for SFM Participants

We are proud to bring this first discount offer for SFM Participants from our good friends Aaron Bernstein and Stephen Davis at Global Proxy Watch.

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Exclusive Offer for NSFM Members

Members of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets are now eligible for a US$495 annual subscription to Global Proxy Watch, the weekly e-newsletter read by governance professionals in more than a dozen countries. A sample issue is attached.

Excited to announce UNEP FI Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

As you may have seen, UNEP has announced & launched an inquiry this week at Davos into the design of a sustainable financial system

http://www.unep.org/newscentre/Default.aspx?DocumentID=2758&ArticleID=10698&l=en.

SFM Participant Nick Robins will be joining the team as co-director of research; Simon Zadek will be co-director of strategy, and they have 18 months to help coalesce a vibrant agenda on reforming financial system for sustainable outcomes.

SFM Board Member Keith Johnson on UK Law Commission Fiduciary Duty Consultation

The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets is pleased to announce a piece by Keith Johnson, SFM Board Member, on UK Law Commission fiduciary duty consultation on Responsible Investor. Furthermore SFM received an extension until Monday to submit its full comment letter. Congratulations!

BadCredit.org Accords Honor to Network for Sustainable Financial Markets

BadCredit.org, an education website on credit decisions for Americans, names ten Best Sustainable Financial Blogs. Our blog on this website was given this honor. This is clearly an award to the Network as a whole, especially as to the high level of individuals who participate here, both at the Board and Participant level, so a round of applause for all.

For more information, please visit the BadCredit.org website

Global Proxy Watch Accords Honor to Network for Sustainable Financial Markets

Each year, Global Proxy Watch names ten people around the world who had the most impact on corporate governance over the previous year. For 2013, your humble Executive Director was given this honor.

This is clearly an award to the Network as a whole, especially as to the high level of individuals who participate here, both at the Board and Participant level, so a round of applause for all. Special thanks to Aaron Bernstein & Stephen Davis for this, and here's to an even more engaged 2014.

Final Response to METI's Consultation on the Favourable Relationships between Companies and Investors

With great thanks to Frank Jan de Graaf and Keith Johnson, please find within this link,  the SFM comment letter to Japan's METI on the Favourable Relationships between Companies and Investors as signed by specific Participants and others outside of the Network. Our letter can be found here: Final SFM Response to Japan’s METI on Relationship between Companies and Investors (Sigs Added 17 December 2013)