We welcome, with excitement, our SFM Participants to make use, going forward, of our free, just established SFM Listserv.
SFM Participants already signed up to our Network will have received a welcoming message from our new Social Media Director, Kazutaka Kuroda, in this regard. With thanks to Kazutaka, and congratulations again to him for taking on this role with us.
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Much to report as follows:
1) The CFA Institute’s The Future of Finance initiative has launched
a Statement of Investor Rights http://www.cfainstitute.org/learning/future/about/Pages/statement_of_investor_rights.aspx
A number of SFM Participants are involved with this exciting venture.
Continuing our exciting Webinar Series, we have two to announce
April 4 - On Resource Constraints w/ SFM Board Member Nick Silver
Board Member Stephen Viederman weighs in on annual meetings & voting at Accountability Central
A recent report suggested that US$13.6T is invested globally with sustainability in mind.
However, when parsing this number out, a much smaller percentage of portfolios are managed specifically in this regard, closer to US$1.5T in total.
Download our White Paper for more insights on what really is or isn't happening within the world of sustainability & investing.
Monday, March 4, 2013 – 3pm EDT, 8pm GMT
Last week the European Commission announced plans for a levy on financial transactions.
'Algirdas Semeta, the EU tax commissioner, hailed an initiative that was “unquestionably fair, technically sound and legally robust”. His proposal paves the way for France, Germany and nine other euro area countries to launch negotiations on the exact terms of the tax, which diplomats expect to be significantly scaled back before it is introduced.'