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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.
Poll by Europe’s largest asset manager also finds that 14 percent of pension funds are willing to sacrifice returns to meet ESG goals.
Individuals involved in EFRAG’s development of the recently adopted ESRS tell RI of the many challenges they faced.
RI explores investor responses to the issue and the hopes for keeping the Paris Agreement alive at COP28.
Use of antitrust laws by ESG critics is hypocritical, according to prominent lawyer and lifelong Republican Daniel Crowley.
French government shares details of SRI label ahead of publication of framework later this month.
The Managed Funds Association calls on financial watchdog to learn from EU, following European Commission's consultation on SFDR regulations.
ISS annual benchmark policy survey reveals 75% of investors think materiality assessments should include external company impacts.
AI makes debut in shareholder resolutions at US tech and entertainment giants; anti-ESG filers return despite negligible support in 2023 proxy season.
Sovereign wealth fund considers bond holdings to have no assigned carbon footprint and tells RI that climate goals would not have been possible without shedding fossil fuels.
RI speaks to investors and the EU’s financial watchdog ESMA on how managers are grappling to find definitions that are both investible and credible.

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