TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE 2011 – 10 and 11 November 2011

Title:  TBLI Conference Europe,

Location: TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE 2011 Grange St. Paul’s Hotel***** London, United Kingdom,

Dates: 10 and 11 November 2011,

The prime annual global networking and learning event on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Impact Investing. ? Theme for 2011: “ESG and Impact Investing: Now More Than Ever!” ? Attendees will be able to determine their preferred workshops during the conference itself and need not register in advance, which may mean some workshops will be (more than) full and others sparsely attended. This remains part of our 13-year conference tradition. ?

Based in Amsterdam, the TBLI GROUP™ raises awareness of sustainable investment in the financial sector, by assisting investors and providing a global network for parties who share in this goal. For more information, visit http://tbliconference.com/.

Speakers will be available for comment after each session; interviews can also be arranged. For press passes or interviews contact Esther van der Weij: esther (AT) tbli.org
Tel +31.20.428.67.52*21/M +31.6.214.737.65.

This event is made possible in part by the generous support of: Sarasin,
ESG Leaders Award,  ASN Bank,  Buisness in Development,  AVIVA Investors, Thomson Reuters,
ECP International SA, Vigeo, Mn Services N.V, SAM – sustainability investing, Veolia Environmental Services, oekom research AG, ECP International SA, MicroCapital, Novethic, Venture Business Research, Ethical Performance, Blassys, Corporate Register, SRI World Group, SRI World Group, EuroCharity, Eurekahedge, EFFAS, UNEP – Finance Initiatives,  Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen, International Association of Microfinance Investors – IAMFI.

Work That Matters & Mobilizing a Movement.

Was having a bit of a bad hair day, or days this week.

I was looking at some new blog postings, interviews, and came across an interview with Seth Godin about his decision to focus on Work that Mattered rather than Work that Paid. It struck me that what I started TBLI and Brooklyn Bridge because I wanted to do work that mattered, and not only work that paid. I had been losing that focus and needed to refocus on the original mission. Work that Mattered. I was re-energized and my hair looked great.

Seth Godin gave a great speech on Tribes and mobilizing societal change, at Ted.

Let’s get back to work that matters.

Where can you meet asset owners, network and learn about ESG & Impact Investing?

 

 

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Now for the largest learning and networking event on ESG and Impact Investment!

 

Meet the following Speakers:

  • Nicholas Parker Chairman – Cleantech Group LLC & Parker Venture Management Inc. – Canada
  • Keiichi Fukuyama – Executive Managing Director – RIPPA (Research Institute for Policies on Pension & Aging) – Japan
  • Hiroshi Komiyama – Chairman of the Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. – Japan
  • Hitoshi Takezume – Assistant Director Welfare Policy Division – Japanese Trade Union Confederation – Japan
  • Ian Simm – Founder and Chief Executive – Impax Asset Management Group plc (IAM) – United Kingdom
  • Herta Von Stiegel – Partner and Chief Executive Officer – Ariya Capital LLP – United Kingdom
  • Nicholas E. Benes – Representative Director – The Board Director Training Institute of Japan – Japan
  • Andy Gebhardt – Director – SolAbility – South Korea
  • Hiroshi Tomita – Commodity Derivatives – Carbon Market – BNP Paribas -Japan
  • Geneviève Ferone – Vice-President Sustainable Development – Veolia Environnement – France
  • Julia Kochetygova – Senior Director – S&P Indices – Russia
  • Daisy Zhang – Head of Utility Research, China Utility & Renewable – BNP Paribas Equities (Asia) Ltd. Shanghai – People’s Republic of China
  • Michael Salvatico – Vice President, ESG Client Coverage – MSCI Inc. -Australia
  • Steven R. Okun – Director of Public Affairs-Asia Pacific – KKR Asia Ltd – Singapore
  • Yoshiyuki Makino – Senior Director and Head of S&P Indices – Japan

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Yours sincerely,

 

Frank Stevens

Conference Director

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Japan pushes no fuel cost energy

Ås a result of the Fukushima disaster, Japan is looking to push carbon neutral energy. With their ability to mobilize, focus, and zen approach to quality, the recent disaster can also lead to a revolution in power generation. If anyone can do this, it is the Japanese.Come join us in Tokyo to learn more, www.tbliconference.com

Panasonic Announces Sustainable Smart Town Project

While global warming and rising population is posing stress to the global environment, to spearhead advanced environmental initiatives for a greener tomorrow, Panasonic’s President Fumio Ohtsubo announced yesterday on May 26, 2011, it is working together with eight other companies(see below) in an eco-conscious smart city project called Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (Fujisawa SST).
Japan Times front page 2011/05/27 #7939
Photo by Nemo's great uncle on flickr

Japan”s lower house of parliament is set to pass legislation to subsidize renewable energy amid a push to reduce dependence on nuclear power, paving the way for Prime Minister Naoto Kan to quit as early as next week.
Ira Hata
August 20, 2011
Massive Energy-Generating Wind Tower for Japan
Photo by Think Tank London on flickr
Biomass power plants proposed to dispose of debris from disaster #8938
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