• EFRAG calls for sustainability reporting group applications

    28 January 2022

    A call for applications has been launched for members of a group to help draw up European corporate sustainability reporting standards.

  • Costco emissions reduction shareholder proposal passed

    26 January 2022

    A shareholder proposal calling on US retailer Costco to adopt greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets secured support from more than two-thirds of investors despite the board urging it to be rejected.

  • Exxon's net zero goal 'underwhelming, but sign of change'

    20 January 2022

    ExxonMobil's newly-minted net zero 'ambition' will underwhelm many investors - but could be a sign that new board members are bringing positive change, according to commentators.

  • Shareholder group steps up rare metals engagement

    03 December 2021

    A group of shareholders with a total of €30 billion ($34 billion) in assets said it will this month begin stepping up its engagement with companies involved with potential controversies in the supply chains of rare earths and rare metals.

  • Reducing emissions demands more focus on supply chains

    22 November 2021

    How corporates are beginning to reduce supply chain emissions can provide a blueprint for investors to do the same, argues Mark Leftwich

  • SBTi says its net zero standard will tackle 'weak' corporate target-setting

    11 October 2021

    A standard for corporate net-zero target setting due to be published this month will require external verification in an effort to clamp down on "weak" and "inconsistent" pledges.

  • $3.2trn investor group to 'step-up' chemical sector emissions engagement

    09 September 2021

    An investor working group has been formed to "step-up" engagement with major chemical firms around their carbon emissions, arguing the sector has been "neglected" by investors as being 'hard-to-abate'.

  • NBIM says it does not support routine 'say on climate'

    31 August 2021

    The manager of the world's largest sovereign wealth fund says it does not "in general" support a shareholder vote on companies' climate plans on a regular basis.