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ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Billions for sustainable investments – Germany’s plan for a green recovery   
July 06, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - As part of its $145 billion recovery budget, the country's government has allocated some $46 billion to sustainable investments in areas like renewable power and electric vehicles, according to analysis by Bloomberg.
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Swiss sustainable finance: world leader or wishful thinking?   
July 06, 2020
Source: SWI - The Swiss financial centre wants to take a lead in ethical investing. NGOs, however, fear the banks are more interested in cashing in than saving the planet. One thing everyone agrees on is the need for a universal definition of...
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Ahold Delhaize Spends Big on Sustainability   
July 01, 2020
Source: Progressive Grocer - The sustainability trend is going strong in food retail, and the latest example of that comes from Ahold Delhaize. On Tuesday it said that the “full proceeds of the company’s first Sustainability Bond have been used to support...
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Removing the blindfold from sustainable investing   
June 30, 2020
Source: Grist - Effecting positive change for people and the environment requires action on an enormous scale. Governments have a crucial role to play, and individuals can help by holding their politicians accountable. B
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ESG and the Earnings Call: Communicating Sustainable Value Creation Quarter by Quarter   
June 29, 2020
Source: SSRN - In this paper, we begin by discussing concerns that existing reporting practices, including those used on quarterly earnings calls, underweight ESG disclosures and amplify short-term pressures on corporate management. We survey...
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As deforestation escalates in the Amazon, Ceres releases major new investor framework to drive urgent corporate...   
June 29, 2020
Source: Ceres - New research shows commodity-driven deforestation is associated with five percent of global emissions; and deforestation in Amazon rose 50 percent in the first four months of 2020 as the economy began to collapse
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ESG Ratings: How the Weighting Scheme Affected Performance   
June 29, 2020
Source: MSCI - Our recent research suggests that environmental (E) and social (S) issues were more industry-specific and tended to show up in financial measures over a longer time frame than governance (G) issues. What were the implications for...
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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Introduces Region’s First Comprehensive Sustainability Report   
June 29, 2020
Source: OleanTime s Herals - The report reinforces guiding principles on Sustainable Finance and encourages growth of sustainable investments opportunities in the UAE. The report is aligned with ADX’s growth strategy, which aims to increase the adoption of...
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UK fruit producer becomes latest to use ‘green loan’ to fund sustainable development   
June 29, 2020
Source: CNBC - Berry Gardens, a co-operative owned by growers, hopes that the development of more than 3,600 solar panels across an area of 6,143 meters squared will help to cut its carbon footprint. The scheme has been funded by a “green loan”...
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Global pension funds still prefer active strategies on climate change investing: survey   
June 26, 2020
Source: Benefits Canada - The vast majority (81 per cent) of global pension plan sponsors said they have allocations to some kind of climate change-related funds, according to a new survey from CREATE-Research.
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