This month in the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking (JSFB), as global markets move into earnings reporting season with trepidation about the ability of share prices to consolidate gains in 2014 and move ahead further, we focus on Data. We consider Big Data, the Principles for Responsible Data, Data for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Analytics, and Data Overload.
This month in the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking (JSFB) in considering aspirations to have an extraordinary societal and economic legacy, we turn our attention to Brazil and the “Social” in ESG with a series of notes highlighting that nation’s tremendous challenges and opportunities.
As last year’s Earth summit in Brazil, Rio+20, clearly showcased, many people believe indeed that a “green growth” economic model, integrated within the long term vision of sustainable development, is incompatible with the economic growth countries like Brazil strive to achieve in order to bring prosperity and progress to all. Is this antagonism relevant, or is there a way to reconcile these major objectives?
Following the outcome of the much anticipated Third Plenary Session of China’s Party Congress, global market participants puzzle over the extent to which reforms are discounted in the markets, and we consider optimal paths to long-term prosperity by including feature articles from two China experts….
We are pleased to present the inaugural edition of the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking (JSFB). Each month, the JSFB will strive to include important perspectives and insights from experts around the globe and across the functions of the financial markets. Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, October 2013
Among the most well-known and well-loved sentiments of Mahatma Gandhi is that we should aspire to “be the change you want to see in the world.” For our part at Cornerstone Capital, there are changes we would like to see in the functioning of world’s capital markets. We would like to see a system where… Read more »