Together with over 100 Barclays’ investors, ShareAction has filed the first ever climate-related shareholder resolution at a European bank. This is significant. Why? Because banks are the laggards of climate action.
The presents are wrapped and under the tree, sequins and suits are being worn to Christmas parties and families are coming together ahead of Christmas day. However, for many people – for those who struggle to make ends meet – Christmas will not be so merry.
As the new intake of Conservative MPs arrive in Westminster, a new government and parliament brings a host of opportunities for responsible investment.
ShareAction’s Chief Executive, Catherine Howarth explores her vision for the future – a future where all finance powers social progress.
More millennials than ever in the UK are now saving for retirement, but they are still not engaging with their pensions. We examine the potential barriers and solutions.
Investors must use their proxy voting rights to support ambitious, action-oriented resolutions at the world’s high-carbon companies to hold them accountable for their contribution to climate change.
While investors’ focus on climate change has never been greater, not enough attention is being given to this other existential threat; the loss of our biodiversity.
Nina Roth, Director of Responsible Investment at BMO Global Asset Management, reflects on the social impact of business following a roundtable on the case for better workforce reporting.
Cement is everywhere. From schools to skyscrapers, it forms the very foundation of our industrialised societies. Yet this seemingly innocuous substance is a hidden polluter.