Disclosure organisation reveals 45% increase in top-rated firms, “welcomes growing environmental awareness”.
Lack of progress on climate-related disclosures means TCFD recommendations should be “explicitly” embedded.
Climate-first strategy should not be to detriment of investor awareness of broader ESG risks.
Governance factors had the highest impact, while environmental factors generally deemed irrelevant to supranational credit ratings.
“Positive approaches and engagement have the highest potential as drivers of change”, according to DWS Research Institute.
Global regulatory leaders discuss barriers to further harmonisation of standards at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Symposium.
Seven-in-ten investment professionals use ESG data, but only 11% equipped to understand it.
ShareAction analysis of proxy voting records reveals wide variations in support for sustainability measures among investee companies.
ESG-focused funds prove resilient; pandemic encourages private markets' adoption of sustainable strategies.
Vodafone, REXL highlight strategies to reduce Scope 2, 3 emissions at UNGC Network UK Climate Event.
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