'Too much expectation on financial institutions in transition to net zero', says UBS
Too much burden is placed on financial institutions in the transition to net zero, while NGOs are too quick to "give grief" to those who set transition targets, warned UBS.
Australian companies face rising scrutiny of 'social license to operate', says UBS
Pressure on companies to prove they have a 'social license to operate' will be heightened in Australia in 2023 as social issues are more intensely scrutinised, said UBS.
8 oil companies make UBS top renewables players list
COP15: Agreement adds impetus to investors' engagement, says UBS
The global biodiversity framework agreed at COP15 this week can add energy to investor engagement with companies on the topic of nature, according to a large asset manager.
COP15: $24trn investor group calls for agreement on Global Biodiversity Framework
150 financial institutions representing over $24 trillion in assets under management have called on countries to adopt a post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15).
People moves 16 September: State Street, UBS, US SIF ... and more
US states target ESG investment as US SIF hits back at 'political' attacks
Politicians in two US states have launched anti-environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment policies, whilst the US SIF has published an 'ESG Truths' website amid growing "politically motivated and simplistic attacks" on ESG in the country.
Biodiversity COP and finance
Ahead of the COP15 biodiversity conference in December, Thomas Cox asks financial experts their hopes for the event