Institutional Investor: Who the president is matters to sustainable investing. One hundred days into Joe Biden’s presidency, his administration’s executive orders and agency actions have reinstated and advanced an environment that empowers sustainable investing.
Institutional Investor: As allocators and fund managers alike scramble to incorporate diversity and climate change into their strategies, one of Canada’s largest asset owners has released its latest report on how, exactly, a C$365.5 billion pension fund does it.
BNN Bloomberg: Initial calls for racial audits at Wall Street banks and other corporations were rejected by shareholders, but support was high enough that companies are likely to face increased pressure to agree to future reviews.
BNN Bloomberg: Bank of America Corp. sparked a stir in January -- and a little envy -- with just a few lines of disclosure in its fourth-quarter earnings report.
Financial Post: Shareholders are making their biggest push yet into getting corporate America to look more like America.
BNN Bloomberg: Since late February, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has issued at least five public statements spelling out the wide variety of climate-related risks facing businesses and investors. It’s also warned the money-management industry about mislabeling ESG funds as being green when they really aren’t at all.
Investment Executive: Canadian asset managers are targeting boutique firms with environmental, social and governance (ESG) expertise to meet growing investor demand for responsible investing products.
Cision: RBC GAM became a formal supporter of the TCFD in 2020 and this report is RBC GAM's first stand-alone disclosure aligned to the TCFD recommendations. The report discloses data and metrics for the portfolios managed by RBC GAM, and demonstrates its commitment to providing clients with transparent and effective reporting on climate change considerations.
GreenBiz: In the aftermath of the George Floyd murder, hundreds of U.S. companies produced statements decrying racism and promoting equity and inclusion.