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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 pension pool’s proposal could see the removal of two firms on controversial weapons grounds, member fund suggests.
SEC commissioner Caroline Crenshaw
Future step by US financial watchdog would be ‘easy and meaningful’, according to SEC commissioner Caroline Crenshaw.
Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Building in Washington DC. The SEC regulates stocks and bonds and related financial activities.
As final rule rows back significantly on corporate emissions disclosures, big investors express cautious optimism, while others, including SEC commissioner Crenshaw, lament what could have been.
Development of sustainability disclosure standards has forced investors to ‘take a good hard look’ at what is feasible, Morningstar's Lindsey Stewart tells RI.
Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Building in Washington DC. The SEC regulates stocks and bonds and related financial activities.
Former SEC lawyer Kurt Gottschall tells RI that a change in government would bring ‘significant pressure to wipe the climate disclosure rule off the books’.
Meeting records show Brunel Pension Partnership is under pressure from clients over sustainability fund performance, with one warning 'other options' could be considered.
empty chairs in a boardroom
Announcement comes as oil major doubles down on support for legal action against filers of climate proposals.
Investor backed "100% of human-rights related" proposals at US firms in 2023, as Church Commissioners and HSBC AM target management on issue.
Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Building in Washington DC. The SEC regulates stocks and bonds and related financial activities.
Brad Lander responds to reports that US watchdog plans to drop Scope 3 disclosure requirements as market awaits imminent release of final rule.
Japan sets up ISSB working group; US firms in scope for CSRD reporting should beware of 'negative feedback loops', say lawyers.
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