stock market listings

4 October, 2019

Almost half of top investors have gone public with their ESG strategy

Investors are increasing their pressure on companies over environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, though their actual investment strategies may trail behind their publicly stated good inten...
climate change

23 September, 2019

Major asset owners pledge to decarbonise portfolios by 2050

Boards are set to come under fresh pressure to act on the climate crisis after asset owners controlling $2.4trn in investments said they would decarbonise their portfolios by 2050. The announcement...
investors, stock markets, stewardship

30 January, 2019

New stewardship code shifts emphasis to disclosures and ‘outcomes’

If you thought only companies were required to be clear about their “purpose”, think again. This morning the UK’s governance regulator has given fair warning to asset managers that they too will...
City of London, audit

10 August, 2018

ICGN reveals stewardship awards nominees

The International Corporate Governance Network has revealed the nominees for the 2018 stewards...

21 March, 2018

Asset owners should ‘enforce’ ongoing investor engagement

Engagement by investors should not be reserved for "intensive care" cases but involve ongoing regular dialogue with companies, and should be enforced by asset owners, according to a respected academic...

14 May, 2015

Asset managers accused of bias towards company managers

A clutch of UK asset managers have been accused of backing executive proposals in controversial areas too often, instead of joining opposition. ShareAction, the investor rights charity, claims Blac...