Event: Impact Capitalism Summit: The Path Ahead, Building an Economy that works for all

On April 25th to 26th in Chicago, IL, MacCormick will be presenting along-side speakers and sponsors from Impact Alpha, The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Editors from the Financial Times, Athena Capital, United Nations PRI, The US Impact Investing Alliance, Bloomberg Sustainable Finance, UBS Wealth Managers, Vital Farms, Flat World Partners, The MacArthur Foundation, Wealth and Giving […]

International Women’s Day “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality”

March 7, 2017 (TORONTO) –Bonnie Lyn de Bartok, MacCormick’s CEO joined The Canadian chapter of Women in ETFs (#WE), United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Group, The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Federation of Exchanges women leaders to open trading at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to acknowledge International Women’s Day, […]

Event: The Economist’s Impact Investing Conference: Mainstream purpose-driven finance.

On February 17th, MacCormick was an active participant in the latest conference where more than 200 leading financiers, institutional investors, policy makers, academics, impact investors and philanthropies, to analyze the main opportunities and obstacles to mainstreaming of impact investment. The biggest themed take away was that “pay for performance” is in. The relationship between the […]

Event: U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs “Understanding International Mining” March 8, 2017

MacCormick’s CEO will be participating on a panel about economics and development at the University of Toronto’s Monk School of Global Affairs conference called “Understanding International Mining” on March 8th, 2017 located at 1 Devonshire Place. This will be an opportunity to bring together leaders in industry, policy, academia, and civil society to discuss the pressing modern […]

Event: Big Data Meets Social Responsibility, Dalhousie University, Halifax, February 16, 2017

On February 16, 2016 MacCormick’s CEO will address the faculty and doctorate students at Dalhousie University’s Institute for Big Data Analytics. The future of knowledge will require the ability to harness relevant data with specific content expertise. Poised as veteran social performance experts in the mining, oil and gas sectors MacCormick will be introducing the […]

Event: Queens University, Business and Mining Conference “Shaping the Future” February 3-4th 2017

MacCormick CEO to keynote the breakfast session on February 4th at 8 am during the upcoming conference which will run February 3-4th, 2017 at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. More than 120 delegates are registered to participate in 2-day conference that strives to provide a unique learning opportunity for the brightest, most passionate students to […]

Private Placement

MacCormick is pleased to announce a private placement in early October 2016. The investment targets further development of their Social Performance Index (SPI). The SPI measures mining and oil and gas company’s social performance against international standards and in relation to their financial performance. MacCormick released the world’s first SPI in 2012. Originally, the SPI […]

Chairman of the UN Global Compact Foundation, Sir Mark Moody-Stuart endorses the MacCormick Social Performance Index (SPI)

We are exceptionally pleased to announce that earlier this year, following review of MacCormick’s automated Social Performance Index (SPI) – (due to launch early 2017) that Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman of United Nations Global Compact, Board Member Saudi Aramco, FTSE ESG, and Hermes Investments (ex-Anglo, ex-Shell, ex-HSBC, ex-Accenture, ex- GRI)  has endorsed the product by […]

The scale, the impact and the power of illegal mining

The scale of the global illegal mining industry has now reached heights of $12-48 billion USD annually. Illicit financial flows (IFFs) which stem from this activity are costing some regions up to 4.7% GDP loss. MacCormick lends some insight about current approaches and activity taking place to address this issue.