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The themes to emphasize concern resilience
Letter outlines five steps investee companies should take “to mitigate the worst threats to our society and markets”
Pension funds and asset managers shine spotlight on 95 low-scoring companies, describing “shoddy set of circumstances”
The latest investment news relating to the COVID-19 outbreak
Drastic responses to crisis may be doing more harm than good
A Responsible Investor webinar presenting the ShareAction/AODP ranking of 75 of the world’s largest asset managers ShareAction has reviewed the responsible investment practices on climate change, human and labour rights, and biodiversity of 75 of the world’s largest asset managers based on data collected through an extensive, TCFD-aligned survey and publicly available information. Join this webinar on the report’s launch date to examine the first in a series of three reports on global trends in the adoption of responsible investment practices within the industry. Report number 1 ranks asset managers on disclosure and management of ESG risks and impacts across their portfolios. This webinar will examine: The results of the first report: which asset managers rank highly and why...and vice versa. The report methodology and interesting findings on risk management and portfolio impact. Why asset managers should up their game on responsible investment, and how they can do so. Speaker: Peter Uhlenbruch, Joint Head, Financial Sector – Research & Standards, ShareAction. Asking the questions: Hugh Wheelan, Co-founder and Joint Managing Director, Responsible Investor.
Human rights continue to edge up ESG agenda with developments on both sides of the Atlantic
In the first proposal of its kind, a shareholder is requesting a report from railroad company CSX on how it would go about paying reparations for the railways it operates on that were built with slave labour prior to abolition.
Australian bank will give some profit from loan to affected parties
Study finds appetite for mandatory ESG due diligence as part of corporate governance reforms

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