ESG

Acceleration of ESG through a crisis
Why the capital markets will drive the recovery — the cross sectoral evidence Our in-depth IHS Markit research argues that any sustainable, "green recovery" can only happen with an acceleration of ESG in which the capital markets and society will be the driving force. Our experts examine ESG impacts pre-crisis and post-crisis across IHS Markit businesses: Economics & Country Risk; Maritime and...Read more
Board Oversight of  ESG – NOW!
Download this thorough report into the latest developments in overseeing ESG risks amid the Covid-19 pandemic, covering: the increased attention given to ESG that began before Covid-19 a disclosure-based review of the growth in board oversight of ESG innovative examples from the 2020 proxy season of ways companies are strengthening their own ESG governance practices and disclosures to meet the...Read more
ESG doesn’t get enough love in say-on-pay in the US
Download this report below for a comprehensive briefing on linking ESG metrics to say-on-pay, covering: How the C-suite and shareholders regard tying ESG metrics to executive pay Statistics and analysis on how companies have started to embed ESG more deeply within their performance assessment Examples of recent ESG say-on-pay dynamics from Apple, FedEx, American Electric Power and more Pros and...Read more
Moving from CSR to ESG reporting – where to start for the greatest impact?
Download this straightforward briefing below to read key information to convey in your ESG report, covering: What investors are looking for today How to ensure visibility on investors' radars A clear explanation on understanding reporting standards And much more. Please complete the form below with the information requested. Once you have filled in the form, you will receive or be taken to the...Read more
Jun 03, 2020
Measuring E&S report 2020
Sponsored by Glass Lewis The IR Magazine Measuring E&S report is an analysis of investors’ and IR professionals’ views and opinions on E&S data providers. Findings in this report are based on data from the IR Magazine Global IR Survey January 2020 and the IR Magazine Global Investor Survey 2019. By downloading this report, you will learn: How important are ESG metrics? Who are the...Read more
A Common-Sense Approach to Corporate Purpose, ESG and Sustainability
The global push for sustainability has already proven to be a game changer that is altering the behavior of both institutional investors and companies. While investors struggle with the challenge of integrating ESG factors into their investment decisions, companies willing to define a meaningful corporate purpose and exploit the full potential of sustainability reporting can achieve important goals which are...Read more
2019 Annual Corporate Governance Review
Shareholder interest in ESG issues continued to impact annual meetings in the 2019 proxy season, according to Georgeson’s 2019 Annual Corporate Governance Review, with new E&S shareholder proposals emerging. There was additional focus in the 2019 proxy season on human capital management issues including sexual harassment prevention, gender pay gap reporting and diversity at all levels. Other topics covered in...Read more
ESG Emerges in Activist Campaigns
Hedge fund activists are starting to adopt some of the issues that old-school environmental and social activists have been pushing for at companies for years. The convergence means ESG is more important than ever. Please complete the form below with the information requested. Once you have filled in the form, you will receive or be taken to the white paper. We need this information so that we can make the report...Read more
ESG & Activism
Has the heightened focus on ESG affected the way activists pursue value creation? Executives at public companies are typically familiar with the prospect of governance pressures from activists. But with so much attention on ESG as a threepronged premise, their eyes are opening to environmental and social pressures as well. Download this report today to read case studies and analysis about how this key issue is...Read more
There is more to ETFs than fees
Despite discussion surrounding the importance of ETF fees and the resulting race to zero, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) has introduced new, and original, analysis showing that ETF selection should not always be driven by a fund’s expense ratio. There are other important considerations such as fundamental factors at the stock and sector level as well as technical factors that should be taken into account,...Read more
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