What are the biggest ESG trends of the 2021 proxy voting season?

Week of 12 July 2021 What are the biggest ESG trends of the 2021 proxy voting season? Our key takeaway: No surprises here—climate change, racial equality and workers’ rights are top of mind for investors in the 2021 proxy season. What’s new? Resolutions that reveal interlinkages between complex issues like economic, environmental and racial justice, … Continue reading What are the biggest ESG trends of the 2021 proxy voting season?

What are synergies between environmental and human rights due diligence, and what does this mean for upcoming EU legislation?

Week of 12 July 2021 What are synergies between environmental and human rights due diligence, and what does this mean for upcoming EU legislation? Our key takeaway: The upcoming EU legislation under the Sustainable Corporate Governance Initiative offers a golden opportunity to design a due diligence structure whereby companies are empowered, equipped and incentivized to … Continue reading What are synergies between environmental and human rights due diligence, and what does this mean for upcoming EU legislation?

What could constitute a social investment, in the eyes of the EU?

Week of 12 July 2021 What could constitute a social investment, in the eyes of the EU? Our key takeaway: We gain further clarity on how the EU could define the social part of sustainable investments, to complement the environmental part (the EU taxonomy).On 12 July 2021, the social taxonomy subgroup of the EU Platform … Continue reading What could constitute a social investment, in the eyes of the EU?