Robert Wilson (MFS Investment Management) joins the PRI’s Athanasia Karananou to discuss the issue of tax and why this matters to investors. This covers Robert’s work as part of a PRI-led investor taskforce to explore and engage on the issue of corporate tax responsibility.
Institutional investors are increasingly realising that income inequality—the gap in income and wealth between the very affluent and the rest of society—has become one of the most noteworthy socioeconomic issues of our time.
A recent study by Accenture found that the global average cost of cyber crime has risen from $7.2 million in 2013 to $11.7 million in 2017. Businesses are under pressure to strengthen their cyber security capabilities and be more effective in managing cyber incidents.
This report focuses on the current state of ESG integration in the Americas, with reports for EMEA and APAC are scheduled to be released in March 2019.
4. Does the company identify a named person at senior management or executive committee level with overall responsibility for information management and cyber security? 5. Is the board or board committee responsible for cyber security issues?
This report presents a snapshot and analysis of what 100 companies are currently disclosing about their cyber governance and risk management. It also enables comparisons across regions and sectors to facilitate engagement dialogue.
On average, US and Australian companies performed the strongest on disclosure across all indicators. US companies scored better than those from other regions in terms of disclosing cyber security and/or information security as a key risk in company assessment plans (indicator 14). US companies also