Key trends shaping ESG

First published on Pro Bono News ESG is a strange beast because what it means to the average person in the street and a fund manager is not the same thing. Despite a growing enthusiasm for impact investment, many asset owners are constrained because of a baffling array of unverified, opaque and incompatible measurement frameworks.Continue reading “Key trends shaping ESG”

The 1st Week at COP26 – ‘News’worthy or ‘Noise’worthy

The United Nations has held the “Conference of the Parties,” or COP, for almost three decades, including the landmark 2015 Paris climate summit. This year is the 26th meeting. In that time, urgency has ramped up over greenhouse gas emissions, global warming and human-caused climate change. Some key statistics driving the conversations include: Earth hasContinue reading “The 1st Week at COP26 – ‘News’worthy or ‘Noise’worthy”

How to embed sustainability across a business effectively

Companies usually take on and achieve sustainability goals in three stages: Complying with regulations – Companies have no choice in this area; they must obey the law. Regulations are often the impetus behind sustainability initiatives. Achieving competitive advantage – This is necessary if you want your business operations to make a profit. Social, economic andContinue reading “How to embed sustainability across a business effectively”