Canadian engagement initiative identifies 40 target companies
A list of 40 Canada-listed companies that will be targets of investor pressure on climate-related issues has been published by a burgeoning collaborative engagement initiative.
Water webinar: With risk recognition rising, it's time to rethink resilience and adaptation
Water risk is beginning to receive greater attention, but it is time to press companies to disclose as well as consider the future opportunities. Ahren Lester reports.
Water risk is accelerating cases of 'drying' or 'drowning' assets
The announcement of 'stranded' assets created by rising water risk is growing, environmental not-for-profit CDP says, with examples of these 'drying' or 'drowning' assets accumulating rapidly, but awareness and disclosure remains lamentably low.
ESG data files - part 3, continued: ESG rating providers
The second instalment of this analysis of ESG rating agencies finds that investors are increasingly drilling down into the data that underlies the ratings. Peter Cripps reports.
ESG data files - part 3: ESG rating providers
As ESG ratings become embedded in mainstream investment decision making, they are attracting criticism. Is it justified, asks Peter Cripps.
Infographic: Assessing water risk in corporate bonds
A tool has been invented to make it easier to incorporate water risk into corporate bond credit risk analysis.
Tool invented to assess water risk in corporate bonds
A tool launched today will make it easier for investors to incorporate water risk into their corporate bond credit risk analysis.
Norway's oil fund divests from Korea's Posco and Daewoo
Norway's sovereign wealth fund – the largest in the world – is to exclude leading Korean companies Posco and Daewoo International from its investment portfolio because of their involvement in palm oil plantations in Indonesia.
World's biggest sovereign wealth fund discloses divestments
The world's largest sovereign wealth fund, Norway's Government Pension Fund Global, has revealed more details about its divestments as part of a move to "think long-term and protect value for future generations".