Investors exposed to “gaps and inconsistencies” by relying on a small number of data providers.
Investing responsibly means looking beyond the hype.
Only 4.4% of companies reported progress against water pollution reduction targets.
Tax, HR and governance practices of large tech firms coming under greater scrutiny from investors, users and governments.
Colin Baines, Investment Engagement Manager at Friends Provident Foundation, highlights the importance of engagement to ESG investing.
Current practice “a world away from what is needed”, says ShareAction, flagging voting records and training among areas of concern.
Corporates advised to offer investors “as much electronic engagement as possible”.
Bolstering worldwide education and healthcare through innovation key to addressing social issues and wider goal of a just transition.
Investment Association to also focus on audit quality, executive pay and pensions of FTSE-listed firms in 2021 AGM season.
Adam Matthews, Co-chair of the Transition Pathway Initiative and Director of Ethics and Engagement for the Church of England Pensions Board, says...
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