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Corporate Governance: Enabling ethical whistle-blowers   
February 17, 2020
Source: MSN - Remember the subprime mortgage crisis in the US, which occurred from 2007 to 2010' That was when reckless money lending practices triggered a global systemic financial failure, leading to a recession and nearly nine million jobs...
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Raute’s Financial Statements, Corporate Governance Statement, Non-financial Information Statement and Remuneration Statement for 2019 published   
February 17, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - RAUTE CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 13 FEBRUARY 2020 at 5:00 p.m. RAUTE’S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT, NON-FINANCIAL INFORMATION STATEMENT AND.
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The inconsistency of ESG ratings: implications for investors   
February 17, 2020
Source: Eco-business - For that reason, ESG rating agencies (such as MSCI, Sustainalytics, Vigeo Eiris, ISS, RobecoSAM, and Asset4) can play a major positive role. They painstakingly collect and aggregate a range of information on a company’s ESG...
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ESG’s unsustainable irony: A lack of transparency   
February 17, 2020
Source: InvestmentNews - The author argues that under the current directive, “Investors are unable to take sufficient account of sustainability-related risks and the opportunities of their investments.” Several firms, including Morningstar,...
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Confederation of Mayors rejects separation between local governance and environment   
February 17, 2020
Source: MSN - The Tunisian Confederation of Mayors, on Sunday, called on the designated Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh, to reconsider his decision to separate local governance from the environment after Saturday’s announcement of the...
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European Equities: COVID-19 Updates and Sentiment towards the Economic Outlook to Influence   
February 17, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - It was a bearish end to the week for the European majors, as the majors saw red for a 2 nd consecutive day on Friday. The CAC40 fell by 0.39% to lead the way down, with the EuroStoxx600 and DAX30 falling by 0.09% and by 0.01%...
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General Motors to wind down Australia, NZ operations, sell Thai plant to Great Wall   
February 17, 2020
Source: Reuters - NEW YORK/BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) is retreating from more markets outside of the United States and China, saying on Sunday that it will wind down sales, design and engineering operations in Australia and New...
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Shareholders force Barclays to cut fossil fuel financing   
February 17, 2020
Source: Business Recorder - Sarasin & Partners and Folksam. “The lending practices of many banks pose a serious threat to the goals of the Paris agreement," said Laura Chappell, Chief Executive of Brunel Pension Partnership.
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Sustainalytics chief: ‘We are past the time of voluntary disclosures’   
February 17, 2020
Source: The Financial Times - Michael Jantzi remembers the precise moment when he first heard about responsible investing, the area of finance that would go on to dominate the Sustainalytics chief executive’s career. “As corny as this sounds there...
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Dow Jones Today: A Day for Safe Havens   
February 16, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Friday was another mostly listless day for equities, as the major benchmarks spent much of the session searching for direction only to find little of it on a sluggish, light volume day in advance of a long weekend. Source:...
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