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French President Emmanuel Macron and ESG Investing

French President Emmanuel Macron and ESG Investing

French President Emmanuel Macron took office in 2017 at age 39 with promises to bring venture capital and a new tech industry to France. The president, who comes from a banking background, also pushed for ambitious environmental reforms across industries. His economic...

Bill Gates – Upping the Stakes with Impact Investing

Bill Gates – Upping the Stakes with Impact Investing

 Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is a pioneer in what’s known as impact investing—private investment that not only has a measurable bottom line, but also a real environmental or social impact.  That goes beyond ESG investing, which generally seeks to...

Sustainable Development Goals – SDG 4

Sustainable Development Goals – SDG 4

The fourth UN (United Nations) Sustainable Development Goal focuses on Quality Education. The goal is to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” 1 According to the UN, achieving inclusive and quality...

An economic case for protecting the planet

An economic case for protecting the planet

We all share one planet -- we breathe the same air, drink the same water and depend on the same oceans, forests and biodiversity. Economist Naoko Ishii is on a mission to protect these shared resources, known as the global commons, that are vital for our survival. In...

Enron: Why Corporate Governance Matters

Enron: Why Corporate Governance Matters

Collapse of Enron; Greater public scrutiny on corporate governance issues  The story of Enron ends with a spectacular crash and massive bankruptcy. Once a Wall Street darling and one of the world’s largest companies, Enron saw their shares tumble from a high of $90.75...