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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.
Dutch manager to target pharma pay as it sends follow-up letter to key players as head of $1.8trn investor group pushing for fairer access to medicines.
Australia’s participation in the International Platform on Sustainable Finance identified as ‘quick win’ by the ASFI, as body reports 'modest' progress on sustainable finance efforts.
Relative underperformance of BP, Shell and Total compared with US peers driven by European ESG fund flows and doubts over transition plans.
Kristy Graham, executive director of finance sector-led sustainability initiative, says Australian framework will need a ‘living criteria’ that ramps up over time.
Legal case brought against German auto manufacturer by pension funds could open the door to more shareholder proposals in Europe.
Members of US-based teachers' fund for academics file formal complaint with PRI, saying it has violated the responsible investment body’s principles.
Disney and Costco face ‘forever chemicals’ proposal as thoughts turn to 2023 proxy season.
Final company benchmark assessment of first phase of the investor engagement body’s work finds that the vast majority of companies are still misaligned on advocacy.
The Canadian pension's sustainability head reveals details of a vehicle to provide $1.2bn to low-income countries for climate adaptation infrastructure projects.
GFANZ co-chair lays out near-term expectations for members as financial alliance clarifies oversight responsibility following pushback from US banks over fossil fuel restrictions.

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