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Comment: can super investors really bank on ethical investment'   
January 14, 2021
Source: SBS - Several major funds are members of the Investor Group on Climate Change which urges funds to consider climate change-related risks and opportunities for climate change mitigation when making ...
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11th Annual Korea Institutional Investment Forum   
January 13, 2021
Source: asianinvestor.net - South Korea's National Pension Service and Singapore's GIC have signed up to the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change as momentum builds on sustainability issues. Building on the results of a survey of over 250 COOs in 15...
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Focus expected to shift in 2021 proxy season   
January 11, 2021
Source: Pensions&Investments - Considering the unusual year preceding it, the 2021 proxy season could see more surprises for and from institutional investors on ESG issues, and for the directors of companies in which they invest. The 2020 proxy season saw some...
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SEC's Direct Listings Expansion Could Invite New Risks   
January 09, 2021
Source: Law360 - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's recent expansion of direct listings to allow the raising of capital will likely spur more companies to explore these alternatives to traditional initial public offerings,
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SEC Again Approves NYSE’s Direct Listing Rules   
January 09, 2021
Source: The National Law Review - On December 22, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the New York Stock Exchange’s proposed new direct listing rules to allow companies engaging in a direct listing to raise cap
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Asset Mangers bind to commit $9 trillion in Net Zero Carbon Pledge   
January 08, 2021
Source: Leadership - Thirty fund management groups overseeing more than $9 trillion in investments pledge to achieve net zero carbon emissions within their portfolios.
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Creighton University plans to divest from fossil fuels within a decade   
January 08, 2021
Source: Catholic Philly - School officials said the plan to withdraw from ownership of public and private fossil fuel corporations marks a commitment to its Jesuit Catholic mission while continuing to manage investments to provide for the university's...
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Miners face up to climate challenge   
January 07, 2021
Source: The Financial Times - The London-listed company stole a march on its rivals in December with new targets that will make it the first miner to be fully aligned with the goals of the Paris agreement on climate change. By 2050 Glencore is aiming to be...
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Creighton University to divest from fossil fuels   
January 07, 2021
Source: Pensions&Investments - Creighton University, Omaha, Neb., will divest from fossil fuels over the next decade. The move for the university's endowment, which had $566 million in assets as of June 30, comes after its board of trustees approved a modified...
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Investors and impacts drive businesses in Asia to take climate risks seriously   
January 04, 2021
Source: The Japan Times - executive director of the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, which represents more than 40 fund managers with a combined $9 trillion of assets under management. Japan’s Government Pension ...
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