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As research shows conservative proposals gain low levels of support, RI speaks to Scott Shepard at prolific ‘anti-ESG’ filer NCPPR about the group’s strategy.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: BSI issues guidance on embedding sustainability; court dismisses TotalEnergies EACOP case.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: FOI reveals Texas pension pulled $470m from BlackRock fund.
More than 30 shareholder proposals filed on issue, more than double last year, including at American Express and Mastercard.
UK investor steps up engagement with miners on 'unacceptable work-place behaviours', following reports of incidents including sexual harassment and assault. 
Cracked brick wall painted with a flag of China on the left and a flag of Uyghur on the right.
The risk of complicity in abuses against the Uyghur population highlights the need for investors to focus on supply chain transparency.
Filing ahead of the 2023 proxy season gets underway, with proposals on reproductive rights and racial justice returning.
Investors are finding innovative ways to combat challenges in collecting social data.
Ministers call for inclusion of financial institutions to be up to member states, and for scope to only cover 'chain of activities'.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: Railpen updates voting policies; PRI, CFA Institute and GSIA work on ESG terminology project.

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