PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Taking Up the Challenge of Turbulent Markets with ESG and Multi-Assets   
June 23, 2020
Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices - After a long bull market, the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the financial markets and put the question of how to earn a smooth return stream over a long period of time back on the table. This has given rise to a strengthening of...
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Climate Action 100+ investor signatories achieve major gains during 2020 U.S. Proxy Season   
June 23, 2020
Source: Ceres - Corporate lobbying, governance proposals receive record levels of shareholder support at virtual annual general meetings and help to advance initiative’s aims
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Q&A Roundtable: The Future of Impact Finance   
June 23, 2020
Source: Stanford Review - Interest and investment in impact and sustainable finance have soared in recent years, highlighting a continuing shift of the field from a niche practice of do-good investors to a mainstream response to significant social...
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Which ESG Issues Mattered Most? Defining Event and Erosion Risks   
June 22, 2020
Source: MSCI - Which environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have mattered most for companies’ financial performance?
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GRESB and B Capital Partners AG release open source ESG due diligence tool for Infrastructure Assets   
June 22, 2020
Source: GRESB - GRESB and B Capital Partners AG announce the release of their stand-alone, open source ESG due diligence tool (ESG DD Tool) for infrastructure assets, which enables investors to gain a clear understanding of the ESG risks and...
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4 Key Data Management Milestones to Ensure Water Sustainability   
June 18, 2020
Source: Water Finance and Management - With the global population expected to hit 8.5 billion in the next 10 years, the demand for water is rising inexorably. Many areas of the world are already facing either water shortages or water that’s unsafe for human...
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ESG and the Earnings Call   
June 17, 2020
Source: Harvard Law School - Quarterly reporting has been identified as a potential source or amplifier of short-term market pressures. Management’s focus on hitting quarterly financial targets can cause overweighting by both the C-suite and equity markets...
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Is ESG Ready To Take Center Stage In Portfolios?   
June 17, 2020
Source: Forbes - The coronavirus pandemic and the widespread protesting...has combined to create a unique moment that financial services experts and advocates for impact investing believe will be a catalyst for bringing ESG investing to nearly...
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Sustainable Investment And The Race to Zero Emissions During The COVID-19 Pandemic   
June 17, 2020
Source: Forbes - A recent survey by Ipsos shows two-thirds of Britons consider climate change to be as serious as the pandemic, and the majority support a green economic recovery.
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How to Use Nature to Make Progress Across Several ESG Goals   
June 12, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - Investors and shareholders leading the push for greater ESG performance recognize that ESG challenges are complex, evolving and nuanced. The Family Forest Carbon Program allows companies to address a range of critical ESG issues...
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