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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.
UK investment heavyweights LGIM and Aviva push for the inclusion of AMR in the ISSB and green taxonomies.
ISSB special adviser and Bob Litterman among 20-strong climate committee announced by US Treasury’s Financial Stability Oversight Council.
Francois Humbert
Generali Investments' François Humbert shares his views on engagement and suggests global database of climate-competent directors for investors to draw from.
But Nasdaq calls regulator’s planned changes a 'step backwards' and urges financial watchdog to give more time to assess impact of 2020's amendments.
Swedish government pension fund to break with existing approach to active ownership with planned strategy that passes greater engagement responsibilities to manager.
RIAA’s annual responsible investment benchmark report finds investors scored lowest on responsible investment allocation.
UK workplace pension scheme publishes first mandatory TCFD report with scenario analysis by Aon.
Australian super-fund puts AGL, Origin, Santos and Woodside on watchlist and sets strengthened 2030 emission target.
Kristy Graham, executive director of Australia’s industry-led sustainable finance body, speaks about closer links with government and taxonomy efforts.
Central banking body’s proposal has 'marginal' impact on financial performance but requires ‘radical’ rebalancing, including substantial drop in US and Chinese securities.

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