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Briefing05 July 2022
This briefing provides a non-technical overview of the net-zero landscape for asset owners to empower them to hold their financial service providers to account on their net-zero commitments. It provides an overview of key considerations in setting credible net-zero promises, with questions for asset owners to use to engage with their financial service providers and a summary of the provisions of the prominent Net Zero Asset Manager Initiative (NZAM) and Net Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA).
Report29 June 2022
The chemical sector is responsible for over 5.8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and needs to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Circular economy principles can help the chemical sector to reach net zero and address its plastic pollution.
Report19 May 2022
This report assesses the climate engagement reporting of 60 of the largest CA100+ signatories and provides leading practice examples.
Rankings / Surveys25 April 2022
Workforce reporting continues to rise. In 2021, more companies provided more data to the WDI than ever before. Here we examine key trends and insights from the reporting season.
Briefing28 March 2022
This briefing provides investors with the background to the Sainsbury's Living Wage resolution and arguments why investors should vote in support of the resolution at the AGM in July.
Briefing09 June 2022
This briefing is an update to our 2021 briefing ‘Low wage and insecure work in the UK retail sector’. It makes the case for raising wages and improving working conditions – starting with retail workers but moving to encompass all workers in the food production system.
Briefing07 June 2022
Following constructive investor engagement in 2021 and 2022, HSBC has announced further commitments to deliver on its net-zero by 2050 ambition. This includes the publication of a Climate Transition Plan in 2023, and more ambitious decarbonisation targets and policies in 2022 to underpin its new pledge to phase down fossil fuel finance in alignment with 1.5C.i This briefing outlines recommendations for further engagement with HSBC to ensure these pledges are credible and delivered on time.
Report11 May 2022
The Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), in partnership with ShareAction, has published the first comprehensive assessment of food retailers’ contribution to consumer health anywhere in the world.
Briefing05 May 2022
To decarbonise the chemicals sector, companies will need to tackle 'feedstock' emissions. Our latest investor briefing examines how renewable hydrogen offers the most economically attractive and the lowest emissions pathway for switching feedback in primary chemical production.
Briefing26 April 2022
Food manufacturers have a huge role to play in defining food environments - and new polling carried out with Censuswide shows growing demand for them to take steps to promote healthier diets.