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Republicans in four US states have pushed back against trend, with one claiming ESG scores threaten to “usurp the legislative process”.
Annual Proxy Preview review reveals blockbuster proxy season ahead, as HSBC climate commitments prompt investors to pull proposal.
Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn Wooden says European regulatory constraints around diversity data present a challenge when it comes to deploying capital in the region.
This proxy season sees record breaking tallies early on, including largest ever support for E&S proposal at US fast food chain.
Disclosure by pharma giant prompts withdrawal of proposals, including LGIM’s
The latest developments in sustainable finance:  Singapore will raise its carbon tax fivefold to $25 per tonne in 2024; EU's corporate sustainability reporting regime rolls on; Blackstone swears off upstream oil and gas.
The latest developments in sustainable finance:  Americans favour corporate climate risk reporting; Eurosif joins EFRAG; Japan and Switzerland to chair taxonomy working group.
US regulator’s recent intervention emphasises the power swing from companies to investors
Regulator’s new enforcement division director says that there is ‘nothing new’ in the way it is tackling ESG-related misconduct, referring to 2008 case
Fact sheets bring into question ability to meaningfully incorporate values into large cap funds

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