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.
Investee companies’ climate strategies can no longer be viewed solely through an environmental lens, says new report.
Jo Holden, Global Head of Investment Research at Mercer, says ESG is taking a much higher priority for European asset owners.
100 days from COP26, the road ahead looks steep.
ESG Investor’s weekly round-up of new hires in the sustainable investing sector including Conexus Financial, Fitch Ratings, Arabesque AI, Oaktree Capital Management, Finance for Tomorrow and KGAL Group.
Investment, expertise, disclosure all lacking, says WBA; Reclaim Finance challenges gas, nuclear lobbyists.
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