ESG Monthly archive

Jan 13, 2022
ESG in the energy sector: Investors more concerned than corporates about challenges
Energy sector investors place greater weight on challenges to a new-energy transition than do corporate executives, according to research from Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD). Despite being the sector that is arguably under the biggest ESG spotlight, researchers from the international law firm describe the ESG mindset of the energy sector as being in the ‘early days’. But the research – which surveys 170 industry leaders in the energy sector, comprising cor...
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Jan 11, 2022
Index focused on corporate transparency switches 20 holdings
Twenty new companies are being added to an index that focuses on the world’s most transparent companies, while 20 existing holdings are coming out. The Transparency Index, which aims to track the top 100 companies for openness and accountability, is updating its constituents for 2022, according to CNBC. Companies entering t...
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Jan 04, 2022
The 2022 outlook: What’s on the (proxy) cards this year?
Over the past two years, the pandemic and other large-scale events have altered the landscape in which public companies operate. These companies have been put to the test on how they are managing risks and opportunities throughout this period, especially as it relates to ESG practices. Such factors are being scrutinized by shareholders, who are using the power of their votes to push for progress in this area. Many of the largest institutional investors have taken a ...
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