Businesses under pressure to provide increased transparency across the full scope of social and human rights.
Regulators identify D&I as fundamental culture issue, with larger firms potentially subject to mandatory disclosure rules from 2024.
To support emerging market climate transitions, developed countries and private investors are drawing up an ambitious blueprint, but is it working?
Review could permit greater interoperability with fund-labelling, disclosure regimes in other jurisdictions.
Calls for greater consistency and ambition in policymakers’ climate policies and incentives.
New transition plan includes sector-specific targets and earmarks billions for climate solutions.
Both passive and active managers are expected to take a proactive stance on ESG-related engagements, says stewardship head.
A proposal on worker pay may have failed to pass, but shareholders continue to call for transparency and supply chain due diligence.
The UK’s net zero transition depends on huge amounts of private capital that can only be unlocked through climate policy certainty.
Engaging with state-owned firms is challenging and potentially less effective, Carbon Tracker warns.
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