ShareAction CEO Catherine Howarth reflects on the revival of active ownership and points to ESG’s “next big wave”.
Sore heads and sporting analogies cannot distract from the Olympian task ahead.
Jacolene Otto, Head of Private Equity and Real Estate at Maitland, emphasises the need for fund managers to match ESG-related reporting to investment strategy and business objectives.
ESG Investor’s weekly round-up of new hires in the sustainable investing sector including the GFI, Net Zero Banking Alliance, OCC, LAM, BlueBay AM and Maple-Brown Abbott.
Pace of national and global climate-related policies suggest radical change ahead for asset owners and investee companies.
New initiative aims to standardise voluntary carbon market quality to support accelerated, smooth transition to net zero.
Derek Ip, Vice President, Responsible Investment at BMO Global Asset Management, says investors should rise to the challenges represented by Earth Overshoot Day.
High levels of alignment with circularity principles lower risk of default and improves risk-adjusted returns among companies.
Multiplicity of tools present challenges for investors, exacerbated by lack of consistency on companies’ carbon emissions data.
Firms encouraged to address “compulsive homogeneity”, but investor influence for change limited by own challenges.
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