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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.
AFM puts out paper exploring Dutch retail market for sustainable funds.
US companies facing tougher time opposing shareholder resolutions on environmental and social issues following new guidelines from US securities regulator.
Influential sustainable investment bodies call on EU legislators to ramp up incoming corporate disclosure rules, particularly for companies making 2050 net-zero commitments.
Investment giants BlackRock and State Street to face proposals on portfolio wide ESG impacts following SEC ruling.
New report from EU watchdog finds ESG funds outperform, with impact strategies seeing greatest returns in 2020.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: Schroders introduces 'engagement objectives' for its fund managers.
Head of global regulatory body talks to Responsible Investor about ISSB, regulation and why better corporate reporting is the key to stopping greenwashing.
US fossil fuel giant refuses to set value chain emissions goals as JPMorgan commits to civil rights impact audit following shareholder pressure 
European financial watchdogs set out expectations on the application of Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation to national regulators, but Eurosif questions the practicality of position on estimates.
London-based investment giant warns corporates on ‘half-baked’ climate plans and outlines escalation pathway for next year.

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