NEI Blog2020-06-12T17:04:02-08:00

Not too little, but definitely a little late

The reaction of Big Tech to the assault on the U.S. Capitol reinforces the longstanding need to address human rights risks When hundreds of rioters assaulted the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on January 6, all fingers pointed to President Trump as the instigator. We can be sure that Trump’s role in this insurgence will be confirmed through history. Spoiler [...]

By |January 18th, 2021|Categories: ESG|Tags: |

A Look Back at Responsible Investing Trends in 2020

How The Industry Fared on Key ESG Predictions in a Truly Unpredictable Year By David Rutherford As 2020 comes to an end, we’re revisiting some common predictions issued at the start of the year about responsible investing trends. In a year that absolutely defied prediction, which predictions materialized, and which ones what missed the mark? Responsible investing is all about [...]

By |December 18th, 2020|Categories: ESG, Responsible Investing, RI Trends and Observations|

Equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

How the complexities of vaccine funding, procurement and distribution could hamper equitable access for vulnerable populations By Jonathan Bey As we approach the end of 2020, we see many headlines about vaccine approvals and, in the same breath, hopeful reports of an imminent recovery. According to the New York Times’ Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker, six vaccines have received early or limited [...]

By |December 14th, 2020|Categories: ESG|

Reflections on Black Friday

A responsible investing perspective on the biggest shopping day of the year By David Rutherford The excessive consumption of the last Friday in November, known as “Black Friday” because it's when a bevy of promotions and discounts help put retailers in the black, has big implications for responsible investing. Black Friday is now a global phenomenon. What’s particularly striking about [...]

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Responsible Investing|