While pushing for public policy action in support of COP26 commitments, private sector actors must accelerate their low carbon transition, say experts.
UN SDGs an increasing factor in government funding needs and costs
Eli Kasargod-Staub, Founder of Majority Action, says asset managers’ proxy-voting policies need to demand positive action from investee firms.
Andrew Probert, EMEA Head of ESG Advisory at Kroll, considers the headwinds that may hamper progress in setting global sustainability standards.
Pledge to divest over next two years follows mounting pressure from protesters.
Canadian pension fund to eschew “blanket divestment”, emphasising role as “active investor and influencer”.
Asset owners urged to call for more rigid policies, as ShareAction reveals continued flows to fossil fuel giants.
Major investors continue to step up their scrutiny of energy sector’s transition credentials.
Shareholder focus on climate metrics to intensify, as mandatory disclosure plans falter.
While it remains the world’s largest carbon emitter, China is making significant progress in areas such as alternative energy and electric vehicles.
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