The C$105bn fund has been an early mover in measuring its total portfolio emissions. The head of its sustainability committee talked Capital Monitor through the process and the third parties it works with to achieve it.
The proliferation of ESG indices and the funds launched off the back of them is great business, but the ESG ratings underpinning them are under intense scrutiny.
Sustainable bond issuance rocketed in the first quarter. Despite scepticism over their true purpose and impact, there is little evidence to suggest that demand will abate soon.
With an estimated 25 million people in forced labour, hundreds of companies should be identifying human rights abuses every year, yet very few do. Shamefully, investors don't apply enough pressure, while existing regulations lack bite.
Aided by better science, climate change lawsuits have nearly doubled since 2018, posing a growing risk to businesses and governments failing to keep up their environment commitments.
Unable to rely on ratings alone, ATP is identifying material ESG data and applying it to specific areas, such as utilities and healthcare, where it can make a long-term positive impact. We break down how this is done.
In his new book, the former central banker aims his observations on the climate crisis at the people with the power and money to make a difference. Can we expect them to listen?
With the UK assessing the template set by the EU in 2019, investors and intermediaries are anxious about the implications of regional differences. The evidence suggests there's no reason to be.
Investor peer pressure is having a positive impact on shaping the environment policies for bank financing, but the public sector must play a firm regulatory hand to ensure a level playing field.