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|AXA IM||Bank Sarasin|
|Bank of America Merrill Lynch||Banking Environment Initiative|
|Barclays||Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies|
|Canaccord Genuity||Carbon Tracker Initiative|
|Centre for International Cooperation NYU||CA Cheuvreux|
|City of London Corporation||Climate Bonds Initiative|
|Deutsche Bank||EDHEC-Risk Institute|
|EIRIS||Environmental Investment Organisation|
|Eurosif||Forum for the Future|
|FTSE||Generation Investment Management|
|Glitnir International Bank||Global Alliance for Banking on Values|
|Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard University||Inrate|
|JP Morgan Chase & Co||Lloyd's|
|Morgan Stanley||Natural Value Initiative|
|Next Earth Foundation||River Path Associates|
|SantaFe Institute||Sarasin & Partners|
|Standard & Poor's||Sustainable Forestry Management|
|UNEP Finance Initiative||UniCredit Group|
|West LB||Z/Yen Group|
ABN AMRO is an international bank with a clear focus on consumer and commercial clients in their local markets and focus globally on selected multinational corporations and financial institutions, as well as private clients.
Acclimatise is the market leader in climate risk management consultancy and intelligence services.They help governments and businesses assess and manage the risks and opportunities of inevitable climate change.
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a multi-expert investment manager serving institutional investors, distributors and AXA Group insurance companies from offices in 22* countries. AXA IM is part of the AXA Group, a world leader in financial protection and wealth management.
Bank Sarasin’s core activities include investment advisory and asset management services for private and institutional clients, as well as an investment funds business. Bank Sarasin pioneered sustainable investment in 1989 and launched the world’s first investment fund based on the concept of eco-efficiency back in 1994. Today its sustainable investment team of 47 employees is one of Europe’s largest and most experienced.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is part of Bank of America, a leading financial institution serving individuals, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.
The Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) was convened in 2010 to identify new ways in which banks can collectively stimulate the direction of capital towards sustainable, low‐carbon growth. The secretariat is provided by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL).
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.
Established in 2007 and based at Judge Business School, the Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies (CCES) provides a platform for new energy-related research and discussion, investigating the future of the global energy system, the barriers to energy security, and the policies and interventions required to overcome them.
Canaccord Financial Inc is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and global capital markets, with representation in Canada and worldwide.
The Carbon Tracker initiative is the first project of Investor Watch, a non-profit company established by its directors to align the capital markets with efforts to tackle climate change. The board of Investor Watch includes Mark Campanale and Jeremy Leggett. Investor Watch was founded in 2009.
The NYU Center on International Cooperation (CIC) works to enhance multilateral responses to global problems, including: conflict, humanitarian crises, and recovery; international security challenges, including weapons proliferation and the changing balance of power; and resource scarcity and climate change.
The City of London Corporation provides local government services for the financial and commercial heart of Britain, the 'Square Mile'. It is committed to supporting and promoting 'The City' as the world leader in international finance and business services through the policies it pursues and the high standard of services it provides.
A leading European equity broker, Credit Agricole Cheuvreux offers a full range of brokerage services - research, sales, execution - to an impressive international client base.
The Climate Bonds Initiative is an investor-focused not-for-profit organisation working to mobilize capital for climate change solutions.
Credit Suisse is a world-leading financial services company, advising clients in private banking, investment banking and asset management.
Daiwa Capital Markets is the investment banking arm of Daiwa Securities Group Inc, one of the largest brokerage and banking groups in Japan.
Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a strong and profitable private clients franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets.
Established in 2001, EDHEC-Risk Institute is a centre for financial research and its application to the industry that forms part of EDHEC Business School. In partnership with large financial institutions, its team of 90 professors, research engineers, research associates and support staff, implements six research programmes and eleven research chairs focusing on asset allocation and risk management in the traditional and alternative investment universes.
EIRIS is a global leader in the provision of environmental, social, governance (ESG) research for responsible investors. EIRIS' sector-based research teams and network of global research partners provide in-depth coverage of around 3,300 companies globally. As solely owned by the EIRIS Foundation (a UK charity), EIRIS is an independent social enterprise working to help clients develop the market in ways that benefit investors, asset managers and the wider world.
EIO is an independent non-profit research organisation seeking to promote ecological investment systems by developing indexes ranking companies according to their level of greenhouse gases emission, of disclosure and of verification.
Eurosif (the European Sustainable Investment Forum) is a pan-European network and think-tank whose mission is to Develop Sustainability through European Financial Markets. Current Member Affiliates of Eurosif include institutional investors, financial service providers, academic institutes, research associations, trade unions and NGO's. The association is a not-for-profit entity that represents assets totalling over €1 trillion through its affiliate membership.
Forum for the Future is an independent, non-profit organisation with a mission to promote sustainable development. It helps businesses and public service providers to understand and manage the risks that change will bring, to find new opportunities in tackling global challenges and to implement their own commitments to social and environmental responsibility.
FTSE Group (FTSE) is a world-leader in the provision of global index and analytical solutions. FTSE calculates indices across a wide range of asset classes, on both a standard and custom basis.
Generation is an independent, private, owner-managed partnership dedicated to long term investing, integrated sustainability research and client alignment. The firm was co-founded in 2004 by Al Gore and David Blood and has offices in London and New York.
Glitnir is a financial services group offering universal banking and financial services particularly in Nordic countries.
The Global Alliance for Banking on Values is an independent network of banks using finance to deliver sustainable development for unserved people, communities and the environment.
Herbert Smith is a leading and full-service international legal practice with a 1,200-lawyer network across Europe and Asia.
Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) enables institutional shareowners around the world to meet their fiduciary responsibilities and become active owners of public companies.
HSBC is one of the leading banking and financial services organisations in the world. Through an international network linked by advanced technology, including a rapidly growing e-commerce capability, HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services.
IFC fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by financing private sector investment, mobilizing capital in the international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments.
The Initiative for Responsible Investment (IRI) at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations promotes the development of the theory and practice of responsible investment through research, dialogue, and action. The IRI works across asset classes to build communities of practice around innovative responsible investment strategies and catalyze new opportunities and concepts in responsible investment.
Inrate is a Swiss-based sustainability rating agency aiming to be an integral part of the global financial infrastructure by providing sustainability intelligence that allows capital markets to redirect investment flows toward a more sustainable economy.
JP Morgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.
Lloyd’s is the world’s specialist insurance market, conducting business in over 200 countries and territories worldwide – and is often the first to insure new, unusual or complex risks. Lloyd's brings together an outstanding concentration of specialist underwriting expertise and talent backed by excellent financial ratings which cover the whole market.
Since its founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley advises clients on strategic transactions, in pioneering the global expansion of finance and capital markets, and in providing new opportunities for individual and institutional investors.
NVI aims to build awareness of corporate dependence on ecosystem services and impact on biodiversity and the links to corporate risk; build expertise both in companies and investors on evaluating and managing biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) risks and opportunities; stimulate improved performance within the private sector and encourage greater reward of responsible behaviour; mainstream biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) into investment analysis.
Founded by the Herzl family in 2007, NextEarth Foundation is dedicated to developing, advancing, and supporting innovative and systemic solutions to critical sustainability challenges.
River Path is an organisational pathfinder. They work by challenging perceptions, building evidence for change, and mapping the future using a range of techniques, including strategic consulting, research, and the development of creative solutions.
The Santa Fe Institute is devoted to creating a new kind of scientific research community, one emphasizing multi-disciplinary collaboration in pursuit of understanding the common themes that arise in natural, artificial, and social systems.
Sarasin & Partners is a London-based specialist investment management firm established in 1983. The firm manages around £11.4 billion (as at 30.9.11) for private clients, charities, pension funds and institutions in the UK and internationally. Sarasin & Partners is a pioneer of global thematic equities investing and a leader in responsible investment.
Schroders is an asset management firm, managing assets on behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, invested in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income and alternatives.
SolAbility is a Swiss-Korean Joint Venture, combining traditional Korean business values with the latest emerging sustainability trends. SolAbility's expertise includes corporate sustainability analysis, assessment, and strategy development based on high-level consulting mandates for major international companies both in the industry and the financial sector.
SP Angel acts as Financial Adviser and Broker to ESV and Volga Farming.
Standard & Poor’s is a prime provider of investment research, market indices, credit ratings, financial data, and fixed income research and analysis. With more than 10,000 employees and offices in nearly two-dozen countries, S&P is valued by investors and financial decision-makers everywhere for its analytical independence, market expertise and thought leadership.
Established in 1999 to demonstrate that attractive returns can be generated by investment in the world’s tropical and subtropical forests, Sustainable Forestry Management is building a global portfolio of forest-based enterprises with the help of commercial, financial, not-for-profit and multilateral partners including leading participants in forestry, bio-prospecting and eco-tourism.
Sustainalytics is a global leader in sustainability research and analysis, serving investors and financial institutions around the world.
Triodos Bank finances companies, institutions and projects that add cultural value and benefit people and the environment, with the support of depositors and investors who want to encourage socially responsible business and a sustainable society.
Trucost helps organisations measure and manage the environmental impacts associated with their own operations, supply chains and investment portfolios. They do not only quantify environmental impacts, but also put a price on them, helping organisations understand environmental risk in business terms.
With a presence in all major financial centres and offices in over 50 countries, UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients.
The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) is a unique global partnership between UNEP and the global financial sector. Through peer-to-peer networks, research and training, UNEP FI carries out its mission to identify, promote, and realise the adoption of best environmental and sustainability practice at all levels of financial institution operations.
UniCredit is a major international financial institution with strong roots in 22 European countries and an international network present in approximately 50 markets, with 9,578 branches and more than 162,000 employees.
Focusing on the business of social innovation, Volans is part think-tank, part consultancy and part broker. Their work is divided into three areas: innovation lab, client services and outreach
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a CEO-led, global association of some 200 companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development. The Council provides a platform for companies to explore sustainable development, share knowledge, experiences and best practices, and to advocate business positions on these issues in a variety of forums, working with governments, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations.
WestLB AG is a European commercial bank with firm roots in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s largest federal state. It is the central institution for the savings banks in North Rhine-Westphalia and Brandenburg, and as an internationally operating commercial bank it acts as their link to the global financial markets.
Z/Yen helps organisations make better choices - our clients consider us a commercial think-tank that spots, solves and acts. Our name combines Zen and Yen - “a philosophical desire to succeed” - in a ratio, recognising that all decisions are trade-offs. Z/Yen’s mission is to be the foremost risk/reward management firm.