Final Response to OECD Draft High-Level Principles of LT Investment Financing

From the Climate Bonds Initiative & specific supporting individuals of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets - hearty thanks to Sean Kidney for spearheading this effort and to all of you who contributed your thoughts & considerations.

Our response can be found here:  Response to OECD LT guidelines 27May2013

The Problem with Passive Investing - Robert AG Monks

SFM Participant Robert AG Monks writes on Drone Companies and other problems with the State of Ownership (see our recent SFM paper) in his new Citizens Disunited -----

available here and elsewhere (Bob would welcome further reviews & comments at this Amazon link)

SFM Executive Director Cary Krosinsky's 3rd book on Sustainable Investing now available

The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing by relatively new ePublisher DoSustainability (print version also available).

Designed to be a quick read for new practitioners to the field looking for an overview on why sustainability has become a critically important area for all investors to consider.

SFM Co-Hosting Green Sukuk Webinar on May 23

Join us next week for this webinar on
Green Sukuk – why, what, how
Financing renewable energy in the Islamic World

From the Green Sukuk Working Group: Gulf Bond & Sukuk Council / Climate Bonds Initiative / Clean Energy Business Council MENA

Hosted by The Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) @Concordia University in Montreal, and Sustainable Financial Markets (SFM)

Registration Now Open for SFM Webinar with Sharan Burrow on May 9 - Pushing the Reset Button for Pension Fund Investment

Sustainable Financial Markets (SFM) & The Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) present a discussion with Sharan Burrow and Keith L. Johnson on: "Pushing the Reset Button for Pension Fund Investment"

Save the Date - Sharan Burrow w/ Keith Johnson - Our Next Webinar on May 9

We are excited to feature Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in conversation with SFM Treasurer & Board Member Keith Johnson on May 9, registration details to follow shortly.


Sharan is an outspoken defender of labour rights, justice and action on climate change.


We are excited to add her to the distinguished roster of our 2013 SFM Webinar Series speakers


Stay tuned for further details