Europe

“Five more stock exchanges join global campaign for ESG disclosure” – Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative – February 4, 2016

On February 4, 2016 the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative announced that the following stock exchanges signed a voluntary commitment with the SSE to promote sustainable business practices in their markets: Kazakshstan Stock Exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, Casablance Stock Exchange (Morocco). Oslo Bors (Norway) and BME Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (Spain). You may […]

“Richest 62 people as wealthy as half of world’s population, says Oxfam” – The Guardian – January 18, 2016

On January 18, 2016 The Guardian announced that Oxfam published a report documenting dramatically increasing concentration of wealth and income inequality during the past five years.  According to the report, “An Economy for the 1%,’ published in advance of the World Economic Forum in Davos, “the wealth of the poorest half of the world’s population […]