As the cost-of-living crisis escalates, pension fund trustees are under pressure to consider social risks more fully in their portfolios.
Industrial action over pay and working conditions and increased interest in union membership are bringing employer/employee relations under the spotlight for investors.
As a component of investment managers’ engagement activities, pre-declaration of AGM vote intentions is an under-used, but emerging approach.
The European ESG Template is designed to improve comparability of ESG funds and could help to drive the sustainable investment market.
Six months on from COP26’s Global Methane Pledge, the quick wins needed to achieve 2030 targets pose steep challenges.
Despite high levels of investor support, proposed rules on climate-related disclosures have prompted questions of regulatory over-reach.
As initiatives to tackle plastic pollution proliferate, packaging is coming under increased scrutiny from investors and regulators.
Policy reform, best practice and legal judgments are redefining the relationship between fiduciary duty and sustainable investment.
FTSE Russell paper reveals wide variations across countries, sectors and company size for Scope 1 and 2 emissions.
Financial institutions urged to mitigate risks posed by water-stranding events to portfolios and loan books.
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