Engage countries on economic freedoms to bring ESG benefits, says MSIM
Investors are "less credible" when engaging with policymakers on ESG, and should focus instead on improving economic freedom, Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) told Environmental Finance.
Morgan Stanley invests in Indian agriculture supply chain manager
ERAFP hands SRI bond mandates to Axa IM, MSIM
Companies finding it hard to believe investors' ESG messaging, says EY
Despite investors saying they will forego profits in the short term to focus on ESG, EY has said its research shows companies do not believe them or are choosing to focus on profitability over sustainability.
'First-of-its kind' study values nature markets at $10trn annually
Interest rate rises 'choking off' green investments
Interest rate rises risk 'choking off' capital-intensive green investments, a report by Positive Money has warned.
COP27: UK's guidance on gold standard transition plans 'to have global significance'
Proposed guidance for producing 'gold standard' transition plans has been described by EY as "an extremely important step in the right direction towards driving the UK towards a net zero future".
UK transition plan regime raises prospect of restatements, says EY
Institutional investors will have to determine how they would react in the event of corporate restatements of erroneous net zero transition plans, accounting and consulting firm EY has suggested.