The drive to a carbon-free economy, use of robotics and introduction of artificial intelligence will mean profound changes for the global workforce. Investors must play their part in managing a “Just Transition” for employees.
Investment manager Legal & General Investment Management increases pressure on companies over climate change by naming those it has disinvested from.
Investors serious about climate change cannot settle for disclosure; their attention must now be on action, writes Sophia McNab of investment charity ShareAction.
Netflix and Walt Disney are among the companies targeted by investors calling for more “environmentally friendly” policies.
Climate change has placed a premium on moving to sustainable business models and a low-carbon economy. The task will need “positivity of purpose“ and “informed assessment“ of climate risks, writes Tom Delay of the Carbon Trust.
Sustainability guru David Nussbaum has been appointed to the board of energy giant Drax, a company that he says is already on the right path to embracing the new, more responsible business environment in which we live.
Cybersecurity, cross-border data flows and tougher protection of the environment are among the priorities in the new EU industrial policy.