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)

http://www.amazon.com/Citizens-DisUnited-Investors-Corporate-American/dp...

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).

http://www.dosustainability.com/shop/the-short-guide-to-sustainable-inve...

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.

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

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

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Stay tuned for further details

 

 

Welcome to our new SFM Listserv + congratulations Kazutaka Kuroda

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.

If you are not a member of SFM, and would like to join, please visit our Join page for more details.

Next SFM/SIPC Webinar - April 17 - Margaret Heffernan w/ Raj Thamotheram on Willful Blindness in the Financial System - Ways Forward

Margaret Heffernan, best known as the author of Willful Blindness, writes and lectures on the causes of corporate failure: the inability of companies to take full advantage of the intelligence they hire, human susceptibility to bias and blindspots and the structural problems of power.