Poorer communities are suffering the worst effects of the climate crisis, and have the least responsibility for causing it. We must ensure that we share the benefits of the low-carbon transition equitably, and distribute the burdens on the basis of who is able to pay.
Our latest research shows more retailers are reporting on the healthiness of sales – but with notable exceptions, investors still have a role to play in driving up standards across the whole food sector.
If the EU is serious about meeting its sustainability commitments under the EU Green Deal, we need an urgent review of the Shareholder Rights Directive.
The International Energy Agency has announced a new 1.5C scenario which doesn’t allow for any new oil and gas investments. Used right it’s an opportunity for companies and their investors to set a more meaningful road to net-zero.
These resolutions show an increased appetite from investors to focus on the health impacts of their stocks. But progress shouldn’t stop here – investors now have a critical opportunity to build long-term action on health.
As we slowly recover from the pandemic, it’s no longer acceptable for supermarkets to undervalue the key workers who kept us all fed. The spotlight is on food retailers to pay their workers a Living Wage.
The UK’s largest supermarkets sets targets to increase the sale of healthier food and drinks. Tesco’s health commitments represent a huge step for health and shareholder activism.
Today saw the launch of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance, endorsed by 43 banks from 23 countries – but it’s a missed opportunity to define climate leadership for the banking sector ahead of COP26.
We own a share in all of the biggest companies to get us in the room and ask questions to the board. These are the top AGMs that we’ll be paying particular attention to this year.
The EU has submitted new guidelines for remuneration policies including a requirement for gender neutral remuneration policies within investment firms.
European auto makers in the slow lane on electric vehicle take-up – investors must accelerate action
To achieve global ambitions of net zero emissions the transport sector must be addressed, but despite a flurry of climate announcements by car manufacturers the sector is still falling short.
HSBC has today announced a commitment to end coal financing, sending shockwaves through the Asian banking sector.