Sign up for our newsletter
Factor / Governance

Governance

Are the SDGs fit for purpose?

Are the SDGs fit for purpose?

Thousands of companies say they report against or otherwise align themselves with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. But where are these high-level targets failing and what more can businesses and policymakers do to help achieve them?

Shareholder resolutions surge, but impact in doubt

Shareholder resolutions surge, but impact in doubt

The year to date has seen record-breaking support for shareholder resolutions, with asset managers such as BlackRock and Vanguard stepping up their stewardship. However, a lack of data on the real-world impact means the jury is still out on their efficacy.

White Papers

How green are ESG sovereign bond ETFs?

How green are ESG sovereign bond ETFs?

Capital Monitor analysis of government ESG bond ETF funds offers a sobering picture of a lack of diversity, limited aspiration and questionable attempts to create investment programmes with real-world impact.

Why a huge drop in ESG assets is not a reason for alarm

Why a huge drop in ESG assets is not a reason for alarm

As demand for sustainable investing continues its global rise, the corresponding jump in regulation has meant Australia and Europe – among the leaders in this area – have witnessed eligible ESG assets drop dramatically as a proportion of overall assets. Will Canada be next?

Why private equity has started taking ESG seriously

Why private equity has started taking ESG seriously

To ensure a safe exit, influential private equity houses are showing signs of embracing ESG within their investment practices. There is a stronger conviction that sustainability will create greater value over time. Entrepreneurs need to take note.

23 resultsShow more
By clicking Sign Up, you agree with New Statesman Media Group Ltd (publisher of Capital Monitor) GDPR, Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

Hot Topics