PopMuse: Corporate Responsibility http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ What’s in a Name? Ghostly Spirits Stalk the Medical Literature https://business-ethics.com/2019/11/08/1433-whats-in-a-name-ghostly-spirits-stalk-the-medical-literature/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/11/08/1433-whats-in-a-name-ghostly-spirits-stalk-the-medical-literature/ Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:00:58 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics In an age of distortion, propaganda and fake news, medical literature might seem to be a safe space for honest scientific inquiry, with no room for bias or spin. It isn’t so. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Why Should Brands Take Stands? Business Leaders Weigh In https://business-ethics.com/2019/11/04/why-should-brands-take-stands-business-leaders-weigh-in/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/11/04/why-should-brands-take-stands-business-leaders-weigh-in/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:16:35 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics Gone are the days when companies and their executives can stay silent about the defining issues of the day. Nearly two-thirds of global consumers want companies to take a stand on social issues, according to research from Edelman. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Integrating ESG Factors Into Sovereign Debt Analysis https://business-ethics.com/2019/11/04/integrating-esg-factors-into-sovereign-debt-analysis/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/11/04/integrating-esg-factors-into-sovereign-debt-analysis/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 18:30:09 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics Unlike some corporate bond practitioners, sovereign-debt practitioners are not able to simply borrow techniques and materiality/sustainability frameworks from their fellow equity practitioners, which might speed up the integration process. Extensions to existing frameworks or new frameworks for country-specific factors are likely needed. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Sustainable Investing At All-Time High, Says Morgan Stanley https://business-ethics.com/2019/10/01/sustainable-investing-at-all-time-high-says-morgan-stanley/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/10/01/sustainable-investing-at-all-time-high-says-morgan-stanley/ Tue, 01 Oct 2019 18:33:08 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics A remarkable 85 percent of U.S. individual investors now express interest in sustainable investing strategies, according to a new study. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ What’s the ‘Purpose of a Corporation’? https://business-ethics.com/2019/09/10/whats-the-purpose-of-a-corporation/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/09/10/whats-the-purpose-of-a-corporation/ Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:07:18 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics Columnist Gael O'Brien looks at The Business Roundtable's recent announcement. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Integrating ESG Factors Into Corporate Bond Analysis https://business-ethics.com/2019/08/06/integrating-environmental-social-governance-factors-into-corporate-bond-analysis/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/08/06/integrating-environmental-social-governance-factors-into-corporate-bond-analysis/ Tue, 06 Aug 2019 15:34:42 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics The integration of environmental, social and governance techniques by fixed-income practitioners has become more sophisticated and some practitioners have fully adapted their processes and analysis to integrate ESG factors. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Making Ethics Real Makes Leadership Real https://business-ethics.com/2019/07/22/making-ethics-real-makes-leadership-real/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/07/22/making-ethics-real-makes-leadership-real/ Mon, 22 Jul 2019 23:25:33 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics What is the key to effective leadership? The answer is ethics. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ ESG Influence In Credit Markets Grows https://business-ethics.com/2019/05/20/1326-esg-influence-in-credit-markets-grows/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/05/20/1326-esg-influence-in-credit-markets-grows/ Mon, 20 May 2019 13:00:58 UTC Andres Basso at Business Ethics An increasing number of practitioners incorporate ESG issues into fixed-income portfolios and funds. Unlike their colleagues in equity markets, fixed-income practitioners still can’t vote on ESG issues at companies where they invest. But they do engage. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ A Guide to the CFA Institute Series on ESG Investing https://business-ethics.com/2019/04/14/a-guide-to-the-cfa-institute-series-on-esg-investing/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/04/14/a-guide-to-the-cfa-institute-series-on-esg-investing/ Sun, 14 Apr 2019 18:30:37 UTC Michael Connor at Business Ethics Business Ethics Magazine is collaborating with the CFA Institute on an eight-article series that recaps the Institute's ongoing research into the application of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards to investment analysis and selection. Here's a listing of the articles in the series published to date. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Integrating ESG Standards: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches https://business-ethics.com/2019/04/01/integrating-esg-standards-into-investment-analysis-qualitative-and-quantitative-approaches/ https://business-ethics.com/2019/04/01/integrating-esg-standards-into-investment-analysis-qualitative-and-quantitative-approaches/ Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:14:15 UTC Michael Connor at Business Ethics The second of an eight-part series from CFA Institute looking at the application of ESG standards to investment analysis and selection. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/