Five-minute roundup of the latest responsible investment and ESG news. This month’s topics include investor statements on climate change and the SEC’s conflict minerals rule, recent oil majors’ results, investor guidance for engaging the banking sector on low-carbon transition and a McKinsey study on long vs short termism.
By Sagarika Chatterjee, Director of Climate Change, PRI
The level of global interest in plastic production, consumption and waste has soared in recent years. While much of this focus has been on the risks and impacts, it is important to recognise that the flexibility and resilience of plastic mean that products made from the material perform many crucial ...
Today , 230 institutional investors representing USD $16.2 trillion in assets under management are calling on companies to take urgent action in light of the devastating fires in the Amazon, which have been fuelled in part because of the deforestation happening at an alarming rate in Brazil and Bolivia. ...
Findings show the current state of ESG integration in Australia, China, India, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong SAR, China.
The PRI is inviting its signatories to join the newly formed Corporate Reporting Reference Group.