Call to action for investors: Make 2021 the year of stewardship for people and planet

Week of 29 March 2021 Call to action for investors: Make 2021 the year of stewardship for people and planet Investor responsibility NGO ShareAction has compiled a list of the top 13 “most important ESG resolutions” on the table for shareholders to vote on during Annual General Meetings (AGM) over the coming months. ShareAction is … Continue reading Call to action for investors: Make 2021 the year of stewardship for people and planet

What does it mean for a company to make progress towards a just transition?

Week of 29 March 2021 What does it mean for a company to make progress towards a just transition? Following the launch of its Just Transition framework in February 2021 (you can read our overview of the framework here) non-profit organisation the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) has published its draft methodology to assess 450 companies on their … Continue reading What does it mean for a company to make progress towards a just transition?

COVID has widened the gender gap: it will now take 135.6 years to close the gap worldwide

Week of 29 March 2021 COVID has widened the gender gap: it will now take 135.6 years to close the gap worldwide The World Economic Forum’s 2021 Gender Gap Report is out, and it shows that we are falling behind on ensuring equal opportunity for men and women globally. The biggest reason is the COVID-19 … Continue reading COVID has widened the gender gap: it will now take 135.6 years to close the gap worldwide