Sore heads and sporting analogies cannot distract from the Olympian task ahead.
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.
New tools are helping farmers and investors to understand sustainability impacts more precisely, but policy frameworks still lag.
Demand and supply are rising but asset owners should be clear on intent and risk in sustainability-themed funds.
Eight UK asset owners call for less “prescriptive” implied temperature rise methodology; warning of risk to just transition.
Biennial survey reflects “industry in transition”, with higher standards and expectations reducing status of negative screening.
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