Despite meaningful gains on loss and damage, the feeling after COP27 is that of another year slipping by without the necessary action being taken to avoid the worst consequences of climate change.
Civil society and institutional investors face-off over climate agenda
For some, ESG does too much for the environment, for others, too little. ESG's proponents' responses to these critiques highlight crucial contradictions. Therein lies the truth about ESG.
To mark the launch of SDG Fundamentals, we examine why it is essential that we improve data on the contribution of investments to the 17 SDGs and what can be done to bridge the 'SDG data gap'.
This new dataset enables investors to analyse the alignment and misalignment between the revenue generated by companies and the targets of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ('SDGs').
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has starkly exposed the limitations of ESG in its current form, placing the moral imperative on government regulators to shape the future of responsible investing.