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The latest developments in sustainable finance: French ESG boutique Mirova looks to double AUM to €60bn by 2030; Brazil raises $2bn from first green bond.
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Local funds question logistics firm over human rights record and environmental impact of Saudi Arabia's megacity project.
Sources following the process say that France has been lobbying for the removal of the sector from the bloc's due diligence directive.
Fatal fire at coal mine puts spotlight on investor engagement with metals and mining group on health and safety.
Participants flag concerns over lack of movement on engagements, suggest PRI could ease burden on lead investors.
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Investors need better-quality data, at scale, to meet their human rights obligations, write Church Commissioners for England, Scottish Widows and Aviva Investors.
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Several French investors have confirmed their participation, with the first meeting due to be held this week.
Law professor and retired diplomat appointed by Morningstar after controversy over alleged anti-Israel bias.
Asset owners push case for impact, as HSBC bank’s pension fund warns of ‘disrepute’ without greater connectivity between sustainability standards and financial reporting ones.
As consultation on standard-setters next project closes, leading stakeholders diverge on urgency of addressing biodiversity and social issues.
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