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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.
Index specialist Mellon Investments becomes first and only CA100+ member to be delisted from investor engagement group.
The FRC’s head of stewardship Claudia Chapman tells investors to hold managers to account if they are not satisfied.
UN-backed Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance adds sovereign bond reporting and Just Transition considerations into new Target Setting Protocol.
Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters
Mark Uyeda raised ‘significant concerns’ about ESG rating standards in speech on lack of definition in sustainable finance.
EU’s financial watchdogs submit views on EFRAG’s draft sustainability standards to the European Commission.
Influential proxy giants oppose Amundi and HESTA’s AMR proposal at US meat giant.
RI goes through the looking glass to examine some of the concerns raised by US conservatives.
Heavyweights file at Tyson Foods on risks to diversified portfolios from antibiotic use in supply chains; As You Sow calls on Exxon and Chevron to undertake re-baselining exercise on emissions.
New York City Comptroller Brad Lander talks to RI as it withdraws proposal at Apple following commitment from tech giant to undertake audit on freedom of association.
‘Big four’ voted more conservatively than big proxy advisors in 2022, analysis of biggest asset managers by ShareAction finds.

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