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

Asset Owners & Managers, Ratings Agencies

Investors Expect and Demand Meaningful Environmental Goals and Progress   
August 12, 2020
Source: GRESB - There is no doubt that environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles play an increasingly influential role in investment management today. For real estate investors in particular, climate change has arrived as a material...
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Amazon countries ask IADB to structure financing for sustainability initiative   
August 12, 2020
Source: Reuters - BOGOTA- Leaders from Amazon countries on Tuesday said they will ask the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) to structure a financing initiative meant to channel funds for sustainable development in the forest.
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Bloomberg Launches Proprietary ESG Scores   
August 11, 2020
Source: PR Newswire - Bloomberg today announced the launch of proprietary ESG scores. This initial offering includes Environmental and Social (ES) scores for 252 companies in the Oil & Gas sector, and Board Composition scores for more than 4,300...
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Sustainable investment funds just surpassed $1 trillion for the first time on record   
August 11, 2020
Source: CNBC - “Governments around the world have been stepping up their support for green projects in recent years, both through regulation and through fiscal spending,” analysts at UBS said in a research note published on Tuesday.
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Benjamin E Diokno: Opportunities for banks in pursuing a green, sustainable economy in the current pandemic   
August 11, 2020
Source: BIS.org - As a result of this health crisis, the IMF projected that the global economy would plunge by 4.9 percent in 2020. Based on Philippine authorities, the economy will contract by 2.0 to 3.4 percent this 2020. ed sustained economic...
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Global Investors Must Step Up Their Game on Climate Risk Management   
August 07, 2020
Source: Ceres - The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated in tragic ways the havoc that systemic risk can unleash on the world. Lives, livelihoods, investment sectors and whole economies are in upheaval. As investors rebuild their portfolios and...
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Technology and Generational Change for Investors   
August 07, 2020
Source: MSCI - Major societal shifts, led by technology, have changed the way we live our lives and have had a massive impact on the investment industry. Generational change driven by technological advancements has become central to the success...
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2020 U.S. Compensation Proxy Season Review   
August 06, 2020
Source: ISS Insights - Below are key takeaways from ISS’ recently released 2020 U.S. Compensation Proxy Season Review. The full report is available to institutional subscribers by logging into ISS Link then selecting the Governance Exchange and its...
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New Offering Provides More Data Point Assessments and ESG Themes Compared with Existing Ratings   
August 05, 2020
Source: ISS - ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), today announced the launch of a new, best-in-class fund ratings solution assessing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...
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ISS Market Intelligence Acquires Asset Management Intelligence Provider, Flowspring   
August 04, 2020
Source: ISS - ISS Market Intelligence (ISS MI), the leading provider of critical data, insights, and research to the global financial community and part of the Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. group of companies, today announced the...
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