Robeco, CISL: Soil degradation poses financial risk
Investors in agriculture need to incorporate the material financial risk of soil degradation into their decisions,...
Robeco announces ESG engagement themes for 2020
Dutch asset manager Robeco has announced its Active Ownership team will focus on five environmental, social and governance (ESG) engagement themes in 2020, including biodiversity protection and decarbonisation.
No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI
None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).
Shell sets first short-term climate targets
Oil major Shell has set short-term targets to reduce its carbon emissions for the first time, in a move that has been welcomed by investors as a significant landmark for climate-related engagement.
Reckoning with water risk
An initiative from the PRI aims to promote investor engagement with companies about the water risk in their supply chains. Peter Cripps reports