On behalf of NSFM I would like to take this opportunity to thank those individuals and organisations who very generously supported us over the last few months. Without their financial contributions the network would not have been able to employ a part-time member of staff, and begin the important work of scaling up after four years operating on a voluntary basis.
Webinar with Sean Kidney, the CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative , on: 'Financing Climate Change Solutions from Debt Capital Markets"
This webinar is Co-Presented by the Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC), The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets (NSFM) and The Climate Bonds Initiative
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11th December, 2012: A Financial Transaction Tax would not adversely hit pension funds according to a new report published today by the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets. Instead the introduction of a levy of 0.1% on equities and bonds and 0.01% on derivatives should help safeguard pensioners’ investments through reducing short-term speculative activity and encouraging a return to more long term investments with more appropriate risks.
NSFM director Raj Thamotheram is doing some workshops in Australia for heads of CSR / IR about how they can better engage mainstream investors. The Sydney event (6th December) is full, there are still some places at the Melbourne event (5th December) and if you mention NSFM you will get 20% off. Follow this link for more details.
In an article in The Guardian, Finance failure and the weakness in the system: the inside view, NSFM Director, Raj Thamotheram discusses how changing the supply chain takes a lot of leadership effort that so far hasn't been forthcoming.