The DOL has stated that ESG funds are “vehicles for furthering social goals or policy objectives that are not in the financial interest of the plan.” We completely disagree – here’s why.
Last month, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a new investment duties rule that would essentially keep ESG funds out of retirement accounts. Everything I’ve seen throughout my career shows that such a move would hurt investors.
In our latest Chart of the Week, we show that a lower carbon footprint can actually be beneficial for a company’s bottom line.
The second edition of our video series with Laurel Strategies and CNBC – Building a Just Future: The Road to a More Inclusive Economy.
Companies are making big commitments to so-called stakeholders during the year of Covid-19. Will it last?
Companies that come out of our current crisis in the best shape will be those that have the strongest relationships with the people who make them flourish
Today, State Street CEO Cyrus Taraporevala announced that they would be using their proxy voting power to ensure companies were identifying material ESG issues.
EPFR, Informa Financial Intelligence, released a staggering chart this week, showing that as wider equity markets have lost investment, ESG funds have only seen their investment levels increase.
Environmental, social and governance funds hit the $1tn asset mark last year.
Along with having to deal with globalism, nationalism, trade wars, AI, big data and cybersecurity, CEOs are increasingly expected to take stands on social issues.
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