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

Greenwashing: U.S. SEC Means Business

by Nawar Alsaadi. Reported allegations against DWS Group could be a tipping point. The way investors react to a given piece of news can be more telling than the news itself. This of course doesn’t mean that investors always get it right, but a share price move of a large magnitude in a short period of time is often a [...]

Cyberattacks a Rising ESG Risk

by Nawar Alsaadi. Weak cybersecurity management can hurt companies’ valuations. On the weekend of July 2, 2021, the corporate world endured a massive cyberattack, with between 800 and 1500 companies across multiple industries affected. As a result of the attack, Coop, a supermarket chain in Sweden, had to close 500 stores after its cash registers were remotely disabled. Meanwhile, on [...]

A game changer in the struggle against climate change

by Jamie Bonham. The IPCC’s most recent report lays out the critical challenges ahead During a summer of unprecedented heatwaves, raging wildfires, and extreme flooding events, it is no wonder that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report has attracted so much attention. The report follows other surprising developments this year, such as the International Energy Agency [...]

What’s Next for Net Zero?

by Jamie Bonham. Net-zero plans must be wedded to corporate strategy if they are to be truly credible. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Q2 Active Ownership Report The last quarter saw a flurry of energy-related developments that were dizzying in scope and precedent-setting in scale. They are indicative of the growing prominence of net zero as the [...]

By |August 5th, 2021|Categories: ESG, RI Trends and Observations|
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