Rio Tinto

1 July, 2019

Workforce Disclosure Initiative puts pressure on big names

A fresh set of companies, including one of the largest supermarket chains in the world, are under pressure to disclose more information about the way they treat their workers.
workplace, worker, workforce disclosure

7 June, 2019

Why workforce disclosure is a governance issue

We are in an era in which mainstream asset managers are paying closer attention to both the direct impacts and the externalities of their investments. This applies equally to how they deliver sustaina...
workers, employees, staff, workforce, office workers

8 October, 2018

Workforce disclosure – on the agenda and here to stay

Corporate decision-makers are aware that the current and future success of a business often hinges on the talents and motivation of its workers. But until recentl...
Drax power station, carbon emissions, coal

7 June, 2018

Why serious investors demand more than just climate disclosure

In 2014, when I first started engaging pension funds on the issue of climate change, a worrying number would respond that they could not take savers’ “ethical concerns” into account. Not only a ...
Netflix

20 April, 2018

Campaign demands more ‘sustainable’ companies for investors

Chief executives at some of the world's largest companies are receiving letters from investors calling for improved environmental performance. Coordinated by the campaign group ShareAction, investo...

1 August, 2017

Human capital disclosure – resist, comply or exploit?

On 6 July 2017, the Human Capital Management Coalit...

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...