As COP15 in Montréal strives to protect ecosystems, investors are already showing concern about the risks to business of biodiversity loss.
Having announced in May that Nick Jones would be stepping down, the group has selected Jonathan Brown as Jones’ successor.
Blanc will be a non-executive director and joins from Aviva, where she has been group chief executive officer since 2020.
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The new chief executive has already announced a deal to sell a £1.6bn stake in Aviva’s Singapore business—and analysts expect more big changes to follow.
Some of world’s biggest asset managers, including Aviva, Federated Hermes and Robeco, have signed up to the Investor Alliance for Human Rights.
Following a row over the planned cancellation of preference shares, Aviva offers a ‘goodwill payment’ to investors who sold their shares.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a review to establish whether Aviva may have broken market abuse rules.
The Institute of Directors’ annual ranking of listed UK companies for their good governance sees distiller lead the way.