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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.
Europe's corporate reporting body lays out double materiality-focused standards designed to underpin bloc’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive.
Judge’s ruling could influence interpretation of fiduciary duty by other investors, lawyers suggest.
US nonprofit As You Sow to run shareholder proposal campaigns through activist retail investment firm Tulipshare’s platform.
International sustainability standards body forms multi-jurisdictional body to engage on corporate sustainabilty standards.
SEC blocks Mastercard’s attempt to exclude Rhode Island ‘ghost gun’ proposal.
UK arm of Dutch financial group doubles flagship default fund’s ESG exposure with new BlackRock allocation.
Suspension of work on taxonomy comes as Canada’s public sector pension fund PSP Investments launches own bespoke green one as part of inaugural climate strategy.
The $279bn fund is withdrawing its racial justice audit proposal at Amazon following commitment, as it publishes new proxy voting guidelines with greater scrutiny of directors on climate.
Anglo-Swiss miner responds to Glass Lewis questioning ‘consistency’ of research.
Church of England Pension Board rebukes German car manufacturer for acting in own interests over shareholders’.

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