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Paul Verney

Paul joined RI’s editorial team in 2017 and has developed a particular interest in shareholder engagement and ESG voting. His journalistic beat also includes developments in the banking sector around sustainability. Paul holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy from King’s College London.
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Study estimates that US state will pay additional $303m-$532m in interest on municipal bonds issued since legislation was introduced in September.
More support for reproductive rights proposals at US retailers; proxy voting season gets underway in Japan with first-ever institutional investor climate proposals.
Bipartisan working group of former SEC commissioners and chairs back regulator’s right to introduce climate rules, as asset owners call for disclosure proposal to go further.
New body to provide Canadian voice on development of ISSB standards.
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Bank of International Settlements working group lays out 18 principles for banks and their supervisors to act as 'common baseline'.
UK’s £37bn railways pension scheme launches $1trn investor initiative on unequal voting rights with US public funds.
Human rights risk proposal at US gunmaker passes, but proxy advisers recommend against support for Rhode Island’s ‘ghost gun’ one at Mastercard.
The IFRS Foundation names four inaugural members of the global sustainability standards group.
Investment behemoth discloses opposition, despite committing to undergo a similar audit and supporting a racial audit proposal at Johnson & Johnson last year.
Support drops for Paris targets at European oil majors; and, do the votes at Chubb give an indicator of where most investors are on climate right now?
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