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  • $2.7trn BlackRock proxy voting move 'game-changing' for industry

    08 October 2021

    BlackRock will offer institutional clients expanded proxy voting options across its index business in the "first step" from the asset manager...

  • $14trn investor group pushes for AGM vote on 'net zero' claims

    30 July 2021

    A group of 53 investors with a combined $14 trillion of assets under management has called for new climate-related corporate governance measures, including an annual general meeting (AGM) vote on corporate 'net zero' transition plans.

  • Aviva: OECD climate platform could reduce greenwashing

    04 June 2021

    Aviva Investors has renewed calls for an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) climate finance platform it said could reduce greenwashing by encouraging investment in emerging markets.

  • S&P hopes ESG-focused US mid- and small-cap indexes will drive reporting

    19 February 2021

    S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) hopes that the launch of small- and mid-cap indexes to its environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused range will help drive greater sustainability reporting and action among these smaller firms

  • Scottish Widows urges £2.5trn UK pension industry to urgently close 'green gap'

    08 February 2021

    Scottish Widows has urged other UK pension funds to help close the £2.2 trillion ($3 trillion) 'green gap' following its announcement of strengthened climate targets, arguing the "steady progress" on climate being made by the industry was "not fast enough".