Five-minute roundup of the latest responsible investment and ESG news. This month’s topics include Lloyds’ report on stranded assets, the new Fish Tracker Initiative, ACTIAM’s water-neutrality goal, NAB and gender equality bonds, and the Shareholders’ Rights Directive.
The shift towards renewable energy is building, recording its highest growth rate of any energy source recorded in 2017.
Climate (or climate-aligned) bonds refer to labelled and unlabelled bonds for which proceeds are intended to finance projects and activities that contribute to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy. Green bonds refers to explicitly labelled bonds for which the proceeds will be exclusively used
The PRI defines integration as “the explicit and systematic inclusion of [climate change] issues in investment analysis and investment decisions.”
The PRI, UNEP FI, and The Generation Foundation have today published an Ohio roadmap as part of the fiduciary duty in the 21st century project.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has today launched a new report, Shifting perceptions: ESG, credit risk and ratings – part 2: exploring the disconnects, examining the gaps between investors and credit ratings agencies (CRAs) highlighted in its seminal work,
The PRI has today launched guidance on ESG monitoring, reporting and dialogue in private equity, in partnership with ESG consulting firm ERM.