Focus on environmental, social and governance issues has in the past been lacking in the investment industry, but interest is finally on the ascendant, says Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer at Aviva.
Barclays has struggled to find the right leadership and has become embroiled in courtroom battles and investigations into the conduct of employees. For a bank founded on respectable values, what went wrong?
Inadequate investment in compliance is now the biggest threat to a company’s bottom line. Simon Airey and Joshua Domb of law firm DLA Piper argue that time and resources devoted to compliance will pay dividends.