PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment

Asset Owners & Managers, Ratings Agencies

Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Companies Hits New Highs   
July 28, 2020
Source: Triple Pundit - Nine in ten companies on the S&P 500 index, one bellwether of U.S. stock market performance, published sustainability, corporate responsibility or citizenship reports in 2019. That’s up from only 20 percent in 2011 and 86 percent...
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Impact-Investing Boom Gives Funding Jolt to $1 Trillion Asset Manager   
July 26, 2020
Source: Bloomberg Green - In less than a decade, Rekha Unnithan invested $1 billion in a niche part of the market that was once so small most people on Wall Street hadn’t even heard of it.
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Climate Investing   
July 26, 2020
Source: Yield Positive - Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. It intersects all social justice issues – racial justice, environmentalism, gender equality, poverty, and more. As investors, there are several ways that we can do...
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Food for thought: AgriFund investors must align investments with sustainable agriculture systems   
July 24, 2020
Source: Responsible Investor - Despite nature-related risks causing agricultural funds to underperform, transparency shortfalls are leaving exposed investors in the dark. Change is needed
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Sustainalytics Makes its ESG Ratings and Data on More Than 4,000 Companies Publicly Accessible on its Website   
July 23, 2020
Source: Sustainalytics - Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings and data, today announced its high-level ESG Risk Ratings on more than 4,000 public companies are now publicly available on its website.
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EcoVadis and Oxiteno Partner to Grow Supply Chain Sustainability in Latin America   
July 23, 2020
Source: EcoVadis - New partnership will expand reach of sustainable solutions to suppliers along chemical value chain
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MSCI announces strategic alliance with Microsoft to accelerate innovation in the global investment industry   
July 23, 2020
Source: MSCI - MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) and Microsoft Corp. have formed a strategic alliance to accelerate innovation among the global investment industry. By bringing together the power of Microsoft’s cloud and AI technologies with MSCI’s...
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Morgan Stanley Becomes First U.S. Bank To Measure Carbon Footprint Of Its Loans   
July 22, 2020
Source: OilPrice - The bank will do this as a member of the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials—an organization set up last year to pursue the standardization of so-called carbon accounting in the banking and financial services sector in a...
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banner 40 investors with nearly $1 trillion join other leaders to urge U.S. financial regulators to act on climate change as a systemic financial risk   
July 21, 2020
Source: Ceres - 72 private and public sector leaders, including investors, former regulators, lawmakers, NGOs, and foundations urge regulatory action on climate change
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Deutsche Bank Research introduces dbSustainability to help clients find sustainable investment opportunities   
July 21, 2020
Source: Oil & Gas 360 - Deutsche Bank Research today announces the launch of dbSustainability, a new offering designed to help clients identify sustainable investment opportunities and pinpoint the financial implications of broad ESG (Environmental,...
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