Exxon to sue sustainability activists; Ukraine finds time to focus on its corporate governance; contrasting US and European attitudes to ESG.
Women are more risk-averse leaders than men, especially when market competition is high, research suggests.
Research shows US companies with higher revenues focus on ESG factors when determining C-suite incentive plans.
In 2023, governance became an issue for us all: ESG is now a loaded term, while the spectre of AI is raising everyone’s game.
ClientEarth sends fossil fuel warning; Tennessee sues BlackRock; PwC seeks independent directors; the positive impact of altruistic CEOs.
The UK pension fund notes in voting guidelines that the ISSB reporting standards IFRS S1 and S2 should be seen as a ‘minimum’.
But despite greater corporate attention being paid to ESG, directors’ engagement with it is losing momentum, global report finds.
Its methodology came under fire, with some critics also pointing out it was wrong to focus on the business case for investing in women.
BlackRock highlights gender diversity benefits; FRC publishes advice on ‘materiality mindsets’; WEF hears that growth takes many forms.
Marketing executive Dunke Afe will join the investment trust’s board as a non-executive director from 1 January 2024.