A selection of this week’s major stories impacting ESG investors, in five easy pieces.
Investor action and global reforms are combining to end the era of aggressive tax planning by major corporates.
Fiscal conduct under the spotlight as policymakers and investors increase pressure on firms to face new realities.
The US Inflation Reduction Act has been hailed as a historic piece of legislation that will make waves globally.
Levy on exceptional profits seen as having little impact on oil and gas sector’s investments in renewable energy sources.
Tech firms Cisco and Microsoft are the latest to face calls for increased transparency.
Proposal attracts criticism that it could hinder shift to cleaner energy generation.
Full text of agreement will not be ready by mid-year as originally planned, with implementation now expected in 2024 rather than 2023.
Investee companies failing to publish tax policies or ensure maximum transparency should be subject to voting action from investors.
Growing investor focus on tax planning and reporting is underpinned by global regulatory trends.
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