ESG Digest September | Evolving Regulatory Environment

  Evolving Regulatory Environment SEPTEMBER 2021 Almost exactly 12 months ago, the Head of ISS ESG, Max Horster, titled the first of his 10 Lessons From 10 Years of Helping Investors to Tackle Climate Change  “Its the Regulator, stupid!”. These words have been borne out throughout 2021, with regulators around the world paying increasing interest not …

RESHAPE GLOBAL FINANCE TO SUPPORT INEVITABLE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM

“Ethical Markets welcomes this progression of policy at Finance for Biodiversity, which conforms with our own research on the importance on transforming the unhealthy, polluting global food system in our Green Transition Scoreboard ® reports “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition and Health” (2018) and “Transitioning to Science-Based Investing” (2019-2020). …

[FossilFuelTreaty] Can you help launch our academic open letter on Monday?

“Ethical Markets is a supporter of this innovative global initiative for a Fossil Fuel non-Proliferation Treaty, and we concur with all the well-researched reports cited, including that of climate scientist Michael Mann. Please join us! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ We have now had over 1,900 scientists, academics and researchers sign our open letter calling …

A chance for a public money system

“Ethical Markets highly recommends all the research and advocacy of Positive Money, based in London and Brussels, as the most innovative and trusted NGO promoting reform of central banks and the processes of money-creation and credit allocation.  This guide to the new initiative by Andrew Bailey, new head of the Bank of England, …

Join the upcoming 4. Sustainable Investor Webinars in September

Join the Sustainable Investor Webinar Series in September   Join the next Sustainbale Investor Webinars as a run up to the 4th Sustainable Investor Summit in Frankfurt on 29 September and in Vienna on 14 October. We are delighted to present our upcoming webinars and our conference programmes to you.     …

Wrong side of history

    Pressure is increasing on managers of ESG-labeled investment funds to show they’re being truthful with customers about what they’re selling. The heat was really turned up last week when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and BaFin, Germany’s financial regulator, initiated a probe into allegations that Deutsche Bank AG’s DWS Group asset-management …