ESG Monthly archive

Jul 30, 2020
Equality in IR Forum: ‘Some dynamics remain really stubborn’
The anti-racism movement sparked by the killing of George Floyd has made companies rethink their approach to diversity and inclusion, said speakers at IR Magazine’s Equality in IR Forum in July.  But companies must be prepared to make wholesale changes – and have uncomfortable conversations about how they have operated in the past – to truly improve opportunities for minority groups.  ‘Some dynamics remain really stubborn,’ said Ripa Ra...
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Jul 30, 2020
ESG Integration Forum – Summer 2020: Social media highlights
Following on from the success of the ESG Integration Forum last year, Corporate Secretary and IR Magazine are back again this summer to discuss the outcomes of the proxy season and help companies respond to the growing demand for improved ESG practices – only this time, virtually!  Below, you can get a snapshot of the day's discussions from tweets posted throughout the event... ...
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Jul 08, 2020
Wednesday Winner: TD Bank’s ESG reporting
TD Bank is no stranger to the IR Magazine Awards, having picked up 42 trophies since 1999. The bank picked up the best ESG reporting award at the IR Magazine Awards – Canada last year. In this video, Rachel Guthrie, TD Bank’s head of ESG reporting and impact measurement, discusses how central investors’ views are to the bank’s ESG reporting, as well as the frameworks she prefers to use when reporting on ESG metrics and how Covid-19 could change repo...
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Jul 07, 2020
How to move from CSR to ESG reporting
The notion of CSR has been around for years, its history going back to environmental reporting. These reports were purely voluntary and boards paid little attention to them beyond the ‘good for you’ attitude. Most certainly, none of this information was a meaningful part of regulatory documents filed with the SEC, such as S1 and 10K forms.  Despite the concept of sustainable investment having been around for decades, it has grown in significance, popularity and...
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Jul 07, 2020
ESG is back (and not just the E in ESG!)
The world has changed in a few short months – some areas of life are almost unrecognizable from how they were at the start of 2020 – and just about everyone on the planet has been impacted in one way or another by the pandemic. That impact has very often been tragic in nature,...
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