Archive

  • FRC includes ESG in draft Stewardship Code

    30 January 2019

    The UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued a draft update to its Stewardship Code, which makes it clear that makes it clear that signatories are expected to take material environmental, social and governance (ESG) into account.

  • European Commission provides the sustainability weapon... ammunition to follow

    11 January 2019

    Investment professionals have given a mixed reaction to draft EU rules on integrating sustainability in the fiduciary duty of investment firms and insurers. These rules are tied to another piece of legislation currently being designed and whose outcome could lead to significant change… or further greenwashing. Vincent Huck reports

  • Delivering disclosure

    12 November 2018

    The EU disclosure proposal seeks to clarify investors’ duties and unlock growth in sustainable finance, reports Elena K. Johansson

  • PRI explores supporting ESG pension fund pooling

    25 July 2018

    The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is considering ways to support pension fund signatories in pooling their demand for environmental, social, governance (ESG) services from investment consultants.

  • Taking control of short-termism

    24 October 2017

    Rory Sullivan and Will Martindale propose a new agenda for companies and investors to encourage long-term business growth and ESG integration.