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A growing number of investors are looking for high-quality information on a company’s sustainability performance. But new research reveals that long-term thinking is still not the norm for many businesses. The study identifies both an internal and external disconnect that need to be overcome to enable more companies to demonstrate a link between ESG performance and long-term commercial success, and identifies a framework for improvement on how companies can bridge these two disconnects through a series of practical actions.
Sports company PUMA is offering its suppliers in select emerging markets with a new financing program in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. The program is expected to incentivize improvements to suppliers’ social, environmental and health and safety standards, and is a first-of-its-kind financing structure for the apparel industry.
The face of development has changed, with diverse stakeholders involved – and implicated – in what are more and more seen as global and interlinked concerns. At the same time, there is an urgent need to mobilise unprecedented resources to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Sustainalytics announced it has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan. The new location expands Sustainalytics’ global footprint and enables the firm to better serve its institutional investor clients in the rapidly-evolving Japanese market.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration today adopted the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) 5-Year Strategic Plan, a six -point plan that is the next evolution of CalPERS' work on sustainable investing and the Global Governance program.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) released new global sustainability reporting standards, which it says will enhance corporate transparency worldwide. The standards give companies a common language for disclosing non-financial information, and will help firms “make better decisions” and contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A new campaign is calling on investors and money managers everywhere to make their investments part of a “tremendous force for good in effecting positive change.” Launched by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the campaign asks...
Japan looks set to become the beachhead in Asia for environmental, social and governance-focused investment, and the country's huge Government Pension Investment Fund is ready and willing to lead the charge.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group plans to sell its first green bonds that are compliant with TLAC rules. The size of green notes is approximately USD500 million as part of a larger debt offering that may total USD3 billion.
BlackRock has launched the BSF Sustainable Euro Bond Fund. With the launch, BlackRock is responding to the growing demand for investments incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
The Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN), a project of the nonprofit As You Sow, has launched its newest initiative, YESS: Yarn Ethically & Sustainably Sourced. YESS will work to eradicate modern slavery in cotton harvesting and yarn production by enabling yarn spinners to identify and eliminate cotton produced with forced labor, and be verified for having fair labor practices.
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