ESG Monthly archive

Jun 22, 2022
Nominees announced for ESG Integration Awards 2022
IR Magazine and online sister publication Corporate Secretary are delighted to announce the short lists for their inaugural ESG Integration Awards. The winners, selected by an independent panel of judges, will be revealed following the ESG Integration Forum – Summer on Thursday, July 14 in New York. ...
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Jun 21, 2022
‘Transparency has to increase’: Highlights from the ESG Integration Forum – Asia 2022
Earlier this month, IR Magazine held its first ESG Integration Forum – Asia. The event brings together different stakeholders from within companies, such as IR, sustainability and legal professionals, to discuss how to adapt to the growing focus on ESG issues. In the first session, speakers discussed how the ESG landscape has shifted in Asia over recent years. They talked about how clima...
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Jun 14, 2022
Proxy voters ignore environmental and social issues, finds ESG research by Planet Tracker
Critical ESG issues, including plastic pollution and declining biodiversity, are failing to make the agendas of shareholder meetings despite rocketing numbers of ESG proposals over the past decade, according to a nonprofit financial think tank. ESG practices, metrics and regulations have been a strong theme during the US proxy voting season. The number of ESG proposals tabled for discussion at annual meetings has shot up 80 percent, finds research by Planet Tracker....
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Jun 13, 2022
Back to nature: Inside the growth of biodiversity as an ESG issue
Do you know what your company’s impact is on the rainforests? Have you worked out what risks water scarcity might pose to your future operations? Have you told investors where and how your company – and its supply chain – is dependent on nature? These are some of the big questions companies will be asking themselves in the near future – if they aren’t already. These are the questions your investors are going to want the answers to as the ESG spotlight falls on b...
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Jun 07, 2022
Making an impact: How companies are accentuating the positive on ESG
Long gone are the days when ESG activity received a token mention in shareholder communications. Telling a company’s ESG story is now a critical part of the IR function as shareholders increasingly want to understand the positive impact of their investments and the pledges companies are making toward progressive actions. In a complex landscape of fragmented ESG aims and commitments, there’s currently little in terms of relatable ambitions investors can benchmark...
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