EOS Climate Solution: HFC Credits

EOS Climate Innovative Market Solution Curbs Carbon Emissions From HFCs HFC (hyrdofluorocarbon) refrigerants are significant contributors to climate change, and they continue to be produced and used for refrigeration and cooling in tens of millions of homes, office buildings, supermarkets, and automobiles. Global efforts are underway to reduce emissions of HFCs: The Parties to the Montreal Protocol are creating a …

Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Investing | The JEI

Tony Hoskins, MBA         Tony is the co-author with Martin Batt of Chapter 15, “Corporate Responsibility, and Environmental Investing,” in Environmental Alpha: Institutional Investors and Climate Change.   In 2009, when Environmental Alpha was published, considerable pressure was on corporations to take greater responsibility for their environmental impacts and for their investors to take those impacts into account …

The Supply and Demand of Environmental Disclosure

Lee O’Dwyer, CFA Equity Market Specialist, Bloomberg L.P.     There has been much reference in the Environmental, Social, and Governance community to the growth in assets under management that are targeting sustainable responsible investing. There is also great discussion around double counting and the true value of those assets, along with a debate on the very definition of “targeting”—Is …

Pollution: Next on the Global Environmental Agenda | The JEI

And The Positive Health Impacts of Environmental Investing   Richard Fuller Co-Chairman of the Global Commission on Pollution, Health, and Development; Founder and President of Great Forest, Inc.; and Founder and President of Pure Earth     Alexander Preker, MD, PhD President and CEO of the Health Investment & Financing Corporation; a Commissioner for the Global Commission on Pollution, Health, …

Introducing the Carbon Impact Factor

A Family of Financial Instruments to Differentiate and Reward Carbon Efficiency in Commodity Production Revised January 2016. An earlier version of this paper was presented at COP21 in Paris and published simultaneously by the JEI on December 1, 2015. Joe Madden,* CEO, EOS Climate Stephen Lamm, VP Business Development, EOS Climate Jeff Cohen, SVP Science and Policy, EOS Climate Tom …

Introducing the Carbon Impact Factor

A Family of Financial Instruments to Differentiate and Reward Carbon Efficiency in Commodity Production   Joe Madden,* CEO, EOS Climate Stephen Lamm, VP Business Development, EOS Climate Jeff Cohen, SVP Science and Policy, EOS Climate Tom Baumann, Co-Founder, ClimateCHECK and Interactive Leader Collaborase Mary Grady, Director of Business Development, American Carbon Registry Arjun Patney, Policy Director, American Carbon Registry Eric ...

On Carbon Taxes and Investment

JEI Working Paper 2: On Carbon Taxes and Investment Mimi Reichenbach Yale University March 2015 In 2013, 36 gigatons of carbon dioxide were released into the atmosphere by polluters; the top three emitting countries were China (28%), the United States (14%), and India (7%). These top three polluters, responsible for 49% of the global carbon dioxide emitted annually, do not …

Momentum Behind Carbon Tax Policies Increasing

A new paper at the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, CO2 Tax and Refund, can be found here as part of a new working group on tax & investment implications. The Network previously featured a paper on financial transaction taxes and pension funds entitled No Exemption in late 2012 and has a continued focus on corporate tax and other financial institution …