Technology is enabling greater involvement of pension fund beneficiaries on ESG issues, up to a point.
New ISS report reveals that the number of climate-related shareholder resolutions in the US Proxy Voting season soared this year.
ShareAction CEO Catherine Howarth reflects on the revival of active ownership and points to ESG’s “next big wave”.
Investment, expertise, disclosure all lacking, says WBA; Reclaim Finance challenges gas, nuclear lobbyists.
Investors encouraged to support policy advocacy as well as engage with investee companies to reduce plastic use and transition to circular economy.
Investors ask corporates to tie ESG-related targets to remuneration schemes, but complex pay packet structures makes impact hard to measure.
Many asset owners and managers are still reluctant to publicly oppose climate laggards.
NGO, investor influence forced global bank to re-evaluate thermal coal policy.
Caroline Escott, Senior Investment Manager at RPMI Railpen, highlights asset owners’ need for more granular data, including comprehensive climate accounting, as they...
Current amendments present US proxy advisors with unethical “conflict of interest”.
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