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PRI’s 10th Anniversary Pledge

SI Partners are supporting the PRI’s 10 Year Anniversary pledge to challenge investors, managers, employers and governments to incorporate ESG into their decision making.

April 14th, 2016|Categories: Company News||

International Women’s Day – Why are we still debating inequality in 2016?

Today is International Women’s Day! Why are we still debating equality in 2016?
8/03/2016, Martina Macpherson

International Women’s Day has marked the challenges and achievements of women for more than 100 years – and we are now looking ahead another 15 years to the world’s gender equality goals.
Themed this year around “Planet 50-50 by 2030″, the United Nations-backed event will […]

March 18th, 2016|Categories: Trends & Themes||

Exploring Risks and Opportunities in Sustainable Investment Strategies

7/02/2016, Martina Macpherson

Sustainable investment definitions
(Socially) responsible (SRI), sustainable, ‘green’ or ethical investing all possess the same fundamental investment ‘values’: to achieve both a financial return and social good.
For long-term investors such as asset owners, the evidence increasingly shows merit in sustainable investment approaches practiced within the context of fiduciary duty.[1] These investors, and in particular […]

March 1st, 2016|Categories: Trends & Themes||

Social Impact Investing – ‘What Matters gets Measured’!

6/02/2016, Martina Macpherson
Social impact investments are those that intentionally target specific social objectives along with a financial return and a way to measure the achievement of both. It brings already significant advances in areas such as reducing prisoner reoffending, caring for children and the elderly, community regeneration, financial inclusion, and supported housing. However, its […]

March 1st, 2016|Categories: Trends & Themes||

Bee Welfare – More at Stake

1/02/2016, Martina Macpherson
Food producers, farmers and consumers have long considered insect pollination as one of nature’s many free services. But mounting evidence indicates that pollinator populations, essential for food production and farmers’ livelihoods, are declining worldwide. In Europe and North America, the number of honeybee colonies has plummeted and many wild bee colonies have been lost.
Decline in […]

March 1st, 2016|Categories: Trends & Themes||

10th of December – Human Rights Day

10/12/2015, Martina Macpherson
Today is Human Rights Day - held on 10 December every year to promote the rights and freedoms of people across the globe.
The annual event marks the adoption of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), a milestone document in the history of human rights – which includes 30 basic rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal […]

February 29th, 2016|Categories: Trends & Themes||

Tackling Modern Day Slavery

29/10/2015, Martina Macpherson
The 18th of this month marked Anti-Slavery Day for the fifth consecutive year in the UK. Anti-Slavery Day was created by Act of Parliament and instigated by theHuman Trafficking Foundation. However, there are still 21 million slaves in the world today, 7% of whom live in North America or the EU. The UK alone […]

February 29th, 2016|Categories: Trends & Themes||

Effective Human Capital Management

2/02/2016 -Martina Macpherson
Human capital is the knowledge, talents, skills, abilities, experience, intelligence, training, judgment, and wisdom possessed individually and collectively by individuals in society and in business. It’s the total capacity of people and represents a form of wealth which can be directed to accomplish the goals of a nation or a corporation.
Increasingly, the […]

February 29th, 2016|Categories: Trends & Themes||