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...
wind turbines, climate change, ESG, LGIM

25 September, 2019

PRI policy chief warns that capital markets ‘remain unsustainable’

“We haven’t yet seen the transition necessary,” says Will Martindale, head of policy and research at campaign group Pri...
ESG, environment, sustainability

13 September, 2019

PRI report reveals global shift to national sustainable finance policies

The world’s 50 largest economies have put in place more than 500 policy instruments and 730 hard and soft law revisions to back investors in using “long-term value drivers”, including ESG factor...
directors' duties, ESG

11 September, 2019

UK directors’ duties ‘include ESG responsibilities’ says legal expert

Debate over the precise implications of UK law on directors’ duties was given fresh legs this week with publication of a legal memorandum warning that failure to consider environmental, social and g...
wind turbines, climate change, ESG, LGIM

8 May, 2019

ESG reporting: what is the endgame?

On a chilly evening in early December 2018 the Oxford Union was filled to capacity to witness a debate on the seemingly arcane topic of non-financial information. The motion before the House was th...
solar panels, solar, sustainability, impact, ESG

4 April, 2019

What impact investments mean for boards

Impact investing is making waves in the financial world. Based on the idea that asset managers invest “
Fiona Reynolds, PRI

19 June, 2017

A matter of principle: Fiona Reynolds

One thing that provokes the ire of Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), is when company directors tell her they’ve had no questions from their investors ...
City of London, audit

7 December, 2016

Reasons to be cheerful: ICGN/IIRC conference

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