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.
2021 Responsible Investment report highlights focus on human rights abuses, corruption, aggressive tax planning.
Investors need to be aware of the indirect social implications of unethical corporate governance practices.
After 2021’s skirmishes, this year’s AGM season could see investors push even harder on ESG-related resolutions.
Corporate governance continues to be a priority for investors, but new challenges are emerging.
Clarification would support the drafting of standardised documentation for a voluntary carbon credit OTC derivatives market.
While not illegal, aggressive tax planning by corporates threatens to undermine responsible investing.
IMF, World Bank and OECD working on classification systems to harmonise and support the development of sustainable finance markets.
Investors are united in their support for more explicit carbon pricing. But the underlying complexities mean there is no certainty of a...
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