EFAMA criticises costs, comparability and market concentration of ESG data, research and ratings.
Australian manager aims to have net-zero plans in place for alternative portfolios by 2022.
ESG specialist also announces launch of bespoke fixed income climate strategies.
“Positive approaches and engagement have the highest potential as drivers of change”, according to DWS Research Institute.
Outperformance by ESG indices versus parents stems from “better financial performance and/or higher investor valuation of constituents”.
Increased investor insight into plastic usage can accelerate progress toward circular economy.
Eight CEOs demand greater transparency from companies to enable investor insight.
Climate commitments require ‘3D’ mandates to incorporate impact, alongside risk and return.
Carbon neutrality database and greenhouse gas reporting standard showcased at London climate event.
Most companies failing to comply with EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive.
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