ESG Investor’s weekly round-up of news on technology and tools in the sustainable investing sector, including Sustainable Trading, Impact Cubed, BME, ClimateTrade, MSCI, GeoQuant, ELEVATE Insig AI, and Higg.
Andrew Probert, EMEA Head of ESG Advisory at Kroll, considers the headwinds that may hamper progress in setting global sustainability standards.
ESG Investor’s weekly round-up of news on technology and tools in the sustainable investing sector, including Verisk Maplecroft, Fair Cost Index, Scope Ratings, LPA, Globalance, GoldenSource, FactSet, ClimateWorks and Higg.
Academic study condemns managers as “stewards of the status quo”.
Slowly but surely, companies are finally acquiescing to investor requests for more granular data on diversity and inclusion.
ESG ratings have been criticised for inconsistency and opacity, but will regulation improve their value to investors?
Matt Howard, Vice President of Stewardship at the Water Council, says investors need context-based information to understand best practice water usage among investee firms.
Ashley Alder, Chair of IOSCO and CEO of the HK SFC, calls for greater consistency and transparency for ESG ratings and data.
Dierk Brandenburg, Head of Credit and ESG Research, Scope Ratings, says carbon pricing can help cut through climate-reporting complexity.
Industry experts call for regulatory intervention to improve quality of corporate disclosures on social-related issues.
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