Tim Mitchell has been called the ‘Mr. Zero’ of New Zealand Super, having been involved before the first employee was appointed. In this interview, Mitchell talks about setting up the governance framework of the fund and the importance of board education.
Addressing climate change risks should not simply be about measuring carbon emissions, but about future-proofing business models, Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Danielle Welsh-Rose says.
Ontario Teachers’ Deborah Ng talks about the flip side of ESG risk and the opportunities from the transition to a low-carbon economy
In a new report, State Street Global Advisors concludes that global demand for fossil fuels will peak this decade. We speak to Carlo M. Funk to hear how this might impact institutional investors.
Dutch pension fund ABP has set itself some ambitious targets in its sustainable investment policy for 2030, but how they got there is equally interesting.
A commission against modern slavery has called upon the finance sector to end slavery and provides a blueprint of how to achieve this in a report launched at the United Nations.
There are limits to how much of an ESG tilt you can introduce to your portfolio before it becomes more risky than a market index. But what is too much? Harin de Silva of Analytic Investors has found a way to measure this.
Simple is not always better, as even simple investment strategies can have unexpected consequences. But when embracing complexity, make sure you get all stakeholders on board.
There have been multiple attempts to quantify the contribution of ESG engagement to investment returns, but not all benefits are visible in the bottom line. A PRI-sponsored study, asks corporations what non-financial benefits they see from engagement.