Monthly Archives: January 2020

QuickPoll: What’s Your Number One CSR/Sustainability Priority in 2020?
By admin January 31, 2020

CSR/Sustainability executives, what is your number one priority in 2020? Check below and let us know what else is on your mind.

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Assess & Optimize Your CSR/Sustainability Program: CSRx from TBG Purpose
By admin January 30, 2020

How is your CSR/Sustainability program performing? Where are you making progress and where are you falling behind? What are your goals and are they aligned? Are you using the right metrics and reporting standards? Are you fully compliant? What measures do you need to put in place now – at the beginning of the year

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Davos 2020 Recap: Climate Change, Climate Change, Climate Change
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This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos placed climate change clearly on the agenda, signaling a shift that businesses are realizing the real consequences for their profits. In fact, the Wall Street Journal described the event as a “climate change conference this year.” At the conference, many climate topics were addressed, such as sustainable development,

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TBG Welcomes Winter/2020 Internship Team
By admin January 28, 2020

We are excited to introduce you to The Bassiouni Group’s Winter/2020 Internship Team: Yunzhen Wang — MPA “21 (International Finance & Economic Policy), Ines Boussebaa — MPA “20 (Sustainable Development, Energy & Environmental Policy), Yuval Bresler — MPA “21 (International Finance & Economic Policy and Management),and Chunyan Qiu — MPA “20 (Environmental Science & Policy).

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Wall Street Wakes Up to Sustainability: BlackRock Makes $7T Commitment; Goldman Sachs Pledges $750B
By admin January 24, 2020

Wall Street is finally waking up to Sustainability and Sustainable Finance & Investment. So, if you’re still denying science/climate change and living in a cave somewhere, you may want to digest the recent news from BlackRock. The world’s largest money manager is putting Climate Change/Sustainability at the center of its investment strategy with environmental sustainability

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Emerging/Frontier Markets: What’s in Store for the Next Decade?
By admin January 2, 2020

It’s no secret that we are big proponents of Emerging and Frontier Markets. While some advisors and investors  maintain a myopic focus on North American and European markets, we will continue to promote Emerging Markets (EMs) and Frontier Markets (FMs), which now represent approximately 60% of global GDP (source: IMF/using PPP measures). During the last

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