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Briefing11 December 2019
For institutional investors, engagement on electric vehicle (EV) adoption not only make financial sense but also generates positive impact. This report argues that EV fleets should be firmly on the investor agenda.
Briefing10 October 2019
This report outlines why cement is so carbon-intensive, how the industry can decarbonise, and why institutional investors need to act.
Briefing30 May 2019
In 2018, after years of relative inaction, the International Maritime Organisation announced its target of at least a 50 per cent reduction in shipping emissions by 2050. This briefing identifies steps that can be taken by investors and banks that support the shipping industry in meeting and going beyond this target.
Briefing11 April 2019
A group of investors – including Schroders, Candriam and Storebrand – with over $1.4trillion in assets have sent a letter to the CEO of Italian bank UniCredit, Jean Pierre Mustier.
Briefing06 March 2019
A group of HSBC shareholders with over $1 trillion in assets – including Schroders and Hermes EOS – have sent a letter to CEO John Flint, asking the bank to strengthen its coal policy.
Briefing01 February 2019
This resource provides guidance on the legal and technical requirements of filing a shareholder resolution in the United Kingdom, and on overcoming the associated challenges.
Report30 January 2019
Based on interviews with corporate bond market experts, this report examines whether corporate bond investors are motivated to speed up alignment with the Paris Agreement and participate in forceful engagement.
Report01 December 2018
This discussion paper draws upon recent quantitative and qualitative research on responsible investment leading practice, and was developed through consultation with members of the Charities Responsible Investment Network.
Report01 May 2018
Assessing and engaging asset managers on Proxy Voting: controversial votes in 2017 and issues for 2018
This report explores the proxy voting practices of selected leading UK charity asset managers, focusing on controversial 2017 AGM votes covering board structure, pay and auditors. We look at trends for 2018 and provide recommendations for engagement.
Rankings / Surveys01 May 2018
This report assesses the insurance sector response to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and features an index of the world’s 80 largest insurers rated on their approach to climate-related risks and opportunities.