Global Matters


French Government Sued for Inadequate Climate Action

Four environmental organizations filed suit against the French government for failing to live up to its commitments to the Paris Climate Agreement and other national and international agreements. The suit, which was filed in the Administrative Court of Paris on Thursday,

European Parliament bans single-use plastics

Single-use plastics: New EU rules to reduce marine litter European lawmakers have approved measures to reduce plastics polluting seas and oceans. A proposed ban targets the top 10 single-use plastic products that litter Europe’s beaches.   What did the European

More than 80 stock exchanges to ring the bell for gender equality

More than 80 stock exchanges will participate in the international ‘Ring the Bell’ campaign to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March and raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and to highlight opportunities for business and

EU Renewable Energy

Half EU states already meet their 2020 renewable energy targets

Almost half of the European Union’s (EU) 28 member states have already hit, or are close to hitting, their 2020 renewable energy targets. Those that are already top of the class are: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Italy,



The purpose of this site is to serve as a daily news source and learning point for ESG, SRI and Impact investment trends and to promote awareness of environmental, social and governance issues and opportunities. 

The information provided by this site is not a recommendation to invest or purchase products. This site does not take into account your particular investment objectives, financial situation or investment needs, all of which should be considered prior to making an investment decision. We encourage seeking professional financial advice before making any investment decision.

 By Responsible-Investors ©