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”.
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.
Current amendments present US proxy advisors with unethical “conflict of interest”.
Reversals for Shell, ExxonMobil and Chevron show oil and gas firms cannot “hide behind” net-zero pledges.
Anita Dorett, Director of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, predicts a further increase in awareness of human rights risks among asset...
Shareholder rebellions suggest US investors support regulatory focus on social as well as environmental disclosures.
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