Framework for SDG disclosures unveiled by accounting bodies
Broad recommendations for disclosures based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been billed as "a new approach to address sustainable development issues".
BP climate resolution receives record investor support
Investor support for a BP climate shareholder resolution represents a new "global best", according to the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).
'Varying understanding' of SDGs across the globe, says Hermes
The need to be more socially conscious is on the rise across the globe, but driving forces vary between countries, according to Hermes Investment Management.
$1.8trn investor group urges US utilities to set net-zero carbon deadline
Investors representing a combined $1.8 trillion in assets have demanded that the 20 largest publicly traded electricity utilities in the US commit to achieving net-zero carbon emissions.
Sustainability by proxy - Part one: Glass Lewis
Countless investors rely on the advice of proxy voting providers to support their investment decisions. In the first of a four-part series, Michael Hurley asks are these firms doing enough to develop their guidance on environmental issues?
European investors 'oversleep watershed moment formed by Shareholder Directive', finds survey
European investors are poorly informed and unprepared for the "watershed moment" the new Shareholder Directive creates, a survey has found.
BP to support CA100+ shareholder resolution
Oil and gas giant BP is set to broaden its corporate reporting to describe how its strategy is consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement, after it committed to supporting a Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) shareholder resolution.
Hermes EOS identifies mining companies as engagement focus
Hermes EOS has identified mining companies as a focus for engagement over the next two years, as it looks to build on its 2018 interactions with corporates – about half of which were successful.