Many in the business community consider environment, social and corporate governance (ESG) reporting and disclosures as being similar to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Jane Ren, chief executive at Atomiton explores how, while CSR emphasises a business’s contribution to societal goals through self-regulation, ESG is much more about smart business strategy that manages business risks as well as captures opportunities.
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Analysts at Goldman Sachs have identified ten upcoming trends in sustainable investing in 2023, as the world progresses from aspiration to action.
The North Sea oil and gas sector needs investment to fund its transition. Having ESG reporting in order is a crucial part to attract financing – Joanne Edgeler, head of licensee governance and ESG at the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), explains why.
Europe-wide livestock feed producer ForFarmers (AEX:FFARM) has reviewed its strategy in response to changing market conditions. The company will advance its sustainability efforts while targeting high financial returns.
ESG data specialist RepRisk has partnered with the Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT) Alliance to launch a geospatial analytics tool that helps investors to assess biodiversity risks.
Ongoing inflationary pressures have taken priority, as the European Commission suspends plans for the development of a social taxonomy.
Financial services and ratings provider Moody’s (NYQ:MCO) has developed a tool that factors ESG risks into property and casualty (P&C) insurance underwriting.
EU stakeholder network Eurosif has announced the appointment of Aleksandra Palinska as its new executive director.
Earth Capital forms a new company out of four of its portfolio companies, Sustainable Energy Holdings Limited, looking to accelerate impact through bioenergy generation. It will support net zero targets and showcase the role of agriculture in the transition.
Following increasing market expectations on measurable science-based targets, HH Global has responded by tightening its targets across the company with the aim to extend them across its client base.