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.
As Amazon held our attention, AGMs saw mixed fortunes for ESG-related resolutions.
Asset owners call for greater transparency on climate-related processes and policies to inform engagement during 2021 proxy voting season.
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