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The Plastics Landscape

The challenges and possible solutions – UN PRI, UNEP FI and UN Global Compact 

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ESG to SDGs: The Road Ahead

A survey of investors in alternatives – LGT Capital Partners

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TCFD Implementation

Practical Insights and Perspectives from Behind the Scenes for Institutional Investors – Investor Leadership Network

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Global Perspectives on Responsible Investing 2019

AON

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Impact Investor Insights New Zealand 2019

Responsible Investment Association Australasia

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Climate Resilience Principles

A framework for assessing climate resilience investments – Climate Bonds Initiative, World Resource Institute and Climate Resilience Consulting.

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The Inevitable Policy Response: Policy Forecasts

Preparing financial markets for climate-related policy and regulatory risks – UN Principles for Responsible Investing

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Climate Funds and Fossil Fuels

An analysis of climate-themed funds suggest the need for oversight of this emerging sector – InfluenceMap

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Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures: Status Report

2019 Status Report

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Sustainable Reality

Analyzing Risks and Returns of Sustainable Funds – Morgan Stanley: Institute for Sustainable Investing

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Rare Metal Supply Chains

Challenges for a sustainable energy transition – Shareholders for Change

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Asset Owner Guide to Oil & Gas Producers

WWF

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Inaction is BlackRock's Biggest Risk During the Energy Transition

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

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2019 Global Infrastructure Investor Survey

Benchmarking Trends and Best Practices – EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore

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Investor Expectations of Companies in the Construction Materials Sector

The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change

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Fast & Fair: Renewable Energy Investments

A Practical Guide for Investors

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The Money Trees

The Role of Corporate Action in the Fight Against Deforestation – CDP

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The Female FTSE Board Report 2018

Busy Going Nowhere with the Female Executive Pipeline

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TPI State of Transition Report 2019

Transition Pathway Initiative

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Green Finance Strategy

Transforming Finance for a Greener Future – Government of the UK

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2018 Climate Change Report

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

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Impact Washing Gets a Free Ride

An analysis of the draft EU Ecolabel criteria for financial products – 2 Degree Investing Initiative

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Report on Benchmarks

EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

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Report on EU Green Bond Standard

EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

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Using the Taxonomy

EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

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Mobilizing Finance for Sustainable Growth

Final report of the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance

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Bottom-Up ESG Integration

Nordic Sustainable Investment Platform

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Net-Zero by 2050

Climate Majority Project

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The Asset Manager of Tomorrow

Thinking Ahead Institute – Willis Tower Watson

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Sustainable Finance in Emerging Markets and the Role of Securities Regulators

International Organization of Securities Commissions

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The Business Case for ESG

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University

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Changing Course

A comprehensive investor guide to scenario-based methods for climate risk assessment, in response to the TCFD by UNEP Finance Initiative

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Diversity from an Investor's Perspective 2019

New Financial & the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association

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Changing Course: Bank Financing of the Shipping Industry

ShareAction

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Women in Venture Report 2019

Highline Beta & Female Founders

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Looking for the Best of Both Worlds

Natixis Investment Managers: Investor Insights Series

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Valuing Sustainability in Infrastructure Investments

Market Status, Barriers and Opportunities

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Responsible Investment Primer

Alternative Investment Management Association

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Oil Pressure Gauge

2019 survey of fund managers' attitudes to climate risk and investment in fossil fuel companies

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A Call for Action: Climate Change as a Source of Financial Risk

Network for Greening the Financial System

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Decarbonization Advisory Panel Beliefs and Recommendations

New York State Common Retirement Fund

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Investing for Impact: Operating Principles for Impact Management

International Finance Corporation

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Getting Physical: Scenario Analysis for Assessing Climate-related Risks

Blackrock Investment Institute

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Sizing the Impact Investing Market

Global Impact Investing Network

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Global Sustainable Investment Review 2018

Global Sustainable Investment Alliance.

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Global Corporate Green Investment and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

How green bonds can help close the funding gap.

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Sustainable Signals: Growth and Opportunity in Asset Management

Morgan Stanley: Institute for Sustainable Investing

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Closing the Gap: Addressing the Gender Pay Gap

The Investment Association

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Stewardship Investing 2018

CDPQ

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ESG Investment

Towards Sustainable Development in Asean and Japan

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Diversity in Asset Management

Identifying the importance of diversity in financial services in order to create thriving businesses

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Applying the Long View to Investment Funds

Introducing the Long-term Disclosure Framework

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Moving Towards Gender Balance in Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Robecco: Sustainability Inside

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Improving the Quality of Jobs

Workforce Disclosure Initia the quality of jobs • Report on 2018 company disclosures

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Europe: Promising Trends in Unlisted Green Funds

The Green Fund Market in Infrastructure, Private Equity, Private Debt, Real Estate and Forest

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Renewable Energy 

The green investor: why institutional investing holds the key to a renewable energy future

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In Search of Impact - Measuring the Full Value of Capital

Update: The Cambridge Impact Framework

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Aligning Compensation

A Investor Brief  on Fair Pay and Income Inequality

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The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs

Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel?

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2018 Canadian Impact Investment: Trends Report

RIA

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Sustainable Investment in Action

Practical Solutions for Investors

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Older and Wiser: Is Responsible Investment Coming of Age?

Private Equity Responsible Investment Survey 2019

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The Challenges of ESG Investing - Regulation

Northern Trust

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Positive Impact Real Estate Investment Framework

A tool for holistic impact analysis. Principles for Positive Impact Finance. Implementation Guidance

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ESG Controversies and their Impact on Performance

Ossiam Research Team - 2018

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Assessing Long-Term Investor Performance: Principles, Policies and Metrics

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Long-term Investing in Public Equity Markets: What Does Success Look Like...and How to Organize it?

The 300 Club - February 2018

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KPMG: The Call to Act

Women in Alternative Investments - Sixth Edition

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Sleeping Giants: Are Bond Investors Ready to Act on Climate Change?

Investor Report - January 2019

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Awakening Governance - The evolution of corporate governance in China

ACGA China CG Report 2018

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Frankling Templeton Investments: Investing in the Community and the Environment

Impact Investing in Social Infrastructure

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DeNederlandscheBank: Values at Risk?

Sustainability Risks and Goals in the Dutch Financial Sector

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MSCI: Women on Boards

Progress Report 2018

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2019 RIA Sentiment Survey

TD Ameritrade Institutional

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An Evolution in ESG Indexing

iShares by Blackrock

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ESG Investing & Equity Asset Pricing: Key Findings

Amundi

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Why and How the Oil Fund Should Invest in Unlisted Renewable Infrastructure at Scale

Zero

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InfluenceMap - Who Owns the World’s Fossil Fuels?

A forensic look at the operators and shareholders of fossil fuel companies - December 2018

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The Growing Market Investors Are Missing

The trillion-dollar case for investing in female and multicultural entrepreneurs

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Shifting the Investment Paradigm

Domini's System Project

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Just Good Investing

Why gender matters to your portfolio and what you can do about it.

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2018 RiA Investor Opinion Survey

In Focus: Climate Change - December 2018

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European SRI Study - 2018

Eurosif

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VBDO: Pension Funds and Sustainable Development Goals

Be smarter, speak louder, push harder!

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ESG Special Report - 2018

BNY Mellon

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ESG Investing: Setting a Course for a Sustainable Future

BNY Mellon

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IIGCC: Navigating Climate Scenario Analysis

A guide for Institutional Investors

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ESG Investing - A Social Uprising

Hermes Global Equities - Investment Commentary, Q4 2018

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Why and How Investors Can respond to Income Inequality

PRI - The Six Principles

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The Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance

Government of Canada Publications

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Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

Impact Investing in Action

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The Calvert Women’s Principles

Calvert Research and Management Global leaders in Responsible Investing

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The Evolving Future of Fiduciary Duty in an ESG World

A Survey of CFA Institute EU-Based members

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The Case for Sustainable Bond Investing Strengthens

Barclay's - In an expanded research study, Barclays finds more evidence of the positive effect of responsible investing on credit portfolios in different regions and sectors

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Capitalizing on Sustainable Finance

A growth opportunity for Toronto’s financial sector - September 2018

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Climate Change for Asset Owners

ICPM Climate Change Working Group

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RiA - Canadian Responsible Investments Report

October 2018

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The Big Book of SI

Sustainability Investing – Meeting the Needs of the Present Generation Without Compromising Those of Generations to Come

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State of Women-owned Businesses Report

Summary of Key Trends - 2018

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Global Insights Report 2018

The Rise of ESG Regulations

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Global Perspectives on Responsible Investing

Aon

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Smart Beta and ESG

Promoting sustainability in smart beta investment strategies

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Report on Fourth Staff Review of Disclosure regarding Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions

CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-310, September 27, 2018

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50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2018

The Hedge Fund Journal

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Climate Change and the Just Transition

A guide for investor action - Version 1, September 2018.

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RIAA: Responsible Investment Benchmark Report

2018 Australia

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Callan: 2018 ESG Survey

ESG factor incorporation increased in 2018, continuing an upward trend.

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CalSTRS: Global Stewardship at Work

2016 - 2018 Sustainability Report

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UTAM: Carbon Footprint Report - July 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions from companies in the University of Toronto’s Pension and Endowment portfolios as of September 30, 2017

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JPMorgan: Investing in Opportunity

Corporate Responsibility Report - April 2018

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World Bank: Incorporating ESG Factors into Fixed Income Investment

A growing body of research shows that Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors are material credit risk for fixed income investors.

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SBA Florida: Coporate Governance Principles

2017 Proxy Voting Guidelines

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Oliver Wyman & AVPN: Driving ESG Investing in Asia

The Imperative for Growth

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OPTrust: Climate Change Action Plan

A Thousand Mile Journey

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GIIN: Annual Impact Investor Survey 2018

The GIIN is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.

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HSBC White Paper 2018

Is it Possible to Enhance Performance While Reducing Carbon Impact? 

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CDPQ: Responsible Investment

Investment Strategy to Address Climate Change

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BMO: ESG Profile and Impact Report 2018 

BMO Responsible Global Equity Strategy

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PIMCO: ESG Investing Report

Highlights of this year’s report include:

  • Key themes identified through issuer engagement
  • Details on PIMCO’s investment process for fixed income ESG strategies
  • Case studies on how ESG can be included in corporate and sovereign bond research
  • Discussion of the challenges of measuring carbon risk in fixed income portfolios
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AIMA & CAIS: Responsible Investment Report 2018

From Niche to Mainstream: Responsible Investment and Hedge Funds

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Invesco Asset Management & Danske Bank: Lost in Translation Paper

In Search of Authenticity in ESG Integration

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ISS: European and U.S. Asset Owners’ Approaches to ESG

What Investment Managers Need to Know

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CPPIB: 2017 Report on Sustainable Investing

Investing for CPP Contributors and Beneficiaries 

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Morgan Stanley: Sustainable Signals 2018

Asset Owners Embrace Sustainability

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CalPERS: Real Assets

Sustainable Investment Practice Guidelines

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CalPERS: Private Equity

Sustainable Investment Guidelines

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PRI: Financial Performance of ESG Integration in US Investing 2018

PRI believes that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios (to varying degrees across companies, sectors, regions, asset classes and through time).

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CalPERS: Global Fixed Income

Sustainable Investment Practice Guidelines

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CalPERS: Global Equity

Sustainable Investment Practice Guidelines

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Morgan Stanley: Sustainable Signals 2017

New Data from the Individual Investor

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iA Financial Group: Social Responsibility Report 2017

iA Financial Group has adopted a sustainable development policy. The company introduced this policy in its ‘2017 Social Responsibility Report’. 

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CFA: ESG Survey 2017

A better understanding about the perceptions of CFA Institute members concerning ESG issues and ESG data.

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Partners Group: ESG & Corporate Responsibility Report 2017

Private markets investors have inherent corporate governance advantages in terms of creating value from ESG factors.

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TCFD: Final Report June 2017

Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

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CFA: Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues in Investing 2015

A Guide for Investment Professionals

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AIMCo: Responsible Investment Report 2016 - 2017

AIMCo encourages responsible corporate behaviour and believes that companies which are able to respond effectively to changing circumstances are better positioned over the long term.

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