Red Flags
Removal of red flags will have positive credit and equity impact, say Barclays analysts.
Requests around additionality were toned down in the final guidance, which the regulator says is 'in principle compatible' with global guidance.
Asset managers say the decision to exit was taken after extended engagement efforts.
Wooden hammer with gold details and books in the background.
It follows a gradual broadening of the UN Guiding Principles to include the financial sector.
An arrow made up of many businesspeople
Future of due diligence directive much brighter after 'watershed moment', although the text has been watered down further.
Asset managers dominated the responses to RI's annual survey, and the results suggest the industry still has a mountain to climb on gender equality.
Campaign at Starbucks could provide a template for engagement on US labour rights, but participants warn battle is not yet over.
Investors split on freedom of association resolution at Maximus; SEC sides with firms on living wage and healthy product proposals; water resolution withdrawn at Monster.
It comes as the taskforce launched a guide on considering social factors in pension scheme investments for trustees.
The latest setback comes after last week’s unsuccessful vote and efforts to ease corporate burdens.

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