The CSR Minute

The CSR Minute

The Minute is your video digest of the most relevant CSR and Sustainability news and can be seen on the 3BL Media CSR Network - the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, Reuters Insider and here on the 3BL Media website.

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Socially Responsible Investments Reach $8.7 Trillion - The Minute
Investments described as socially responsible or sustainable have grown by more than $2 trillion in the US over the last two years, up 33 percent from 2014, according to a new report. The surge is due to rising demand from US institutions for assets that answer to ESG—environmental, social, and governance—criteria. At the start of this year, the sustainable, responsible and impact-...
Nov 21, 2016 4:30 PM ET
From Ethical Investing to SRI, ESG, and Sustainable Investment to Engagement - The Minute
The field of what was once known as ‘ethical investing’ may be poised for its next terminology shift, reports the Financial Times. Ethical investing began as a moral values filter to exclude “sin” stocks such as tobacco and alcohol. Over time, the activity evolved into SRI—socially responsible investing—to indicate a more positive, pro-active approach that searched out profits within better...
Nov 14, 2016 3:45 PM ET
US Offshore Wind Energy Poised to Pop - The Minute
By the end of this year, the five turbines of the Block Island wind project will begin converting wind into power. The project is the first offshore wind farm to be operating in US waters, and more are going to follow. A dozen offshore wind installations are in the works for the East Coast region, reports Fortune. Several factors are driving this energy-sourcing shift. Although offshore...
Nov 7, 2016 4:05 PM ET
Leading Hedge Fund Manager Moves into SRI - The Minute
Paul Tudor Jones, founder of Tudor Investment, an $11 billion asset management and investment firm, is moving into the socially responsible investment field. The vehicle is JUST Capital, a nonprofit organization that is developing a measure called America’s Most Just Index. That’s a rating that ranks Russell 1000 Index companies on how they treat their employees, consumers, communities...
Oct 31, 2016 5:35 PM ET
Workers in Green Buildings are Happier and Healthier - The Minute
Here’s some good news. Workers in buildings that are certified green by the US Green Building Council are happier and healthier than those who work in buildings that are not green certified. This finding, reported in Green Building Elements, comes from researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health and New York’s Upstate Medical University. They studied over 100 workers in 10...
Oct 24, 2016 4:30 PM ET