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Sophie Robinson-Tillett

Sophie has a particular focus on regulation and climate risk within the team. Before joining RI, she was a respected News Editor specialising in green bonds and low-carbon indices and won a State Street Institutional Press Award for her coverage of passive investment. She has also worked for The Guardian, covering housing, government cuts and regeneration in London. Her work was shortlisted for The Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils in 2015.
Popular new climate assessment has been scaled back after accusations of ‘pseudo-precision’.
GPIF’s former CIO and UN adviser says pressure to meet campaigners’ ideals can be ‘frustrating’.
Research suggests investors are making slow progress on the ‘hugely important’ approach. Responsible Investor explores why it matters and speaks to one pension fund that’s leading the pack.
Think tank 2 Degrees Investing Initiative says study shows investors are flouting partnership’s requirements.
Nearly half the emissions potential from largest oil, gas and coal firms 'under the influence of 10 financial entities', including Fidelity, BlackRock and State Street.
Climate finance initiative seeks feedback on guidance for transition plans that it hopes will form the basis of regulation.
If proposals are approved next month, it could widen the gap for asset managers between regulatory expectations and client demand.
Shareholders rely increasingly on stewardship to demonstrate sustainability credentials. But they are failing to steward the biggest industry of them all.
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Regulatory rules could ‘further structure ESG-related claims made to benchmark users’ says Commission.
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As shareholders prepare to vote on climate resolutions at leading banks, activists are exploring new ways to make sure the sector delivers on its net-zero commitments.

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