The Norwegian Council of Ethics, which advises the $1trn Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global on the companies it should monitor or exclude on ESG grounds, has put out a tender for access to an ESG database, including accusations against companies, to inform its assessment of companies held by the giant fund. The value of the contract, which runs for two years – with the option to extend twice by a further year – is NOK5m (€485K). The deadline for proposals is 18 August.
168 investors with $17trn in assets collectively, including Legal and General Investment Management and Amundi, have urged over 1,300 companies to disclose environmental data to the CDP. Netflix, Alibaba Group and Rio Tinto are among the companies engaged as pa