Latest articles from Sustainability

Alex Edmans

Investors should be encouraged to tilt towards improving brown companies, not exclude them

July 22, 2022

Research makes the case for holding capital in brown companies that are transitioning to a more sustainable business model, despite regulatory incentives against doing so.

Canada energy

True north, strong and green?

June 28, 2022

Finding a way to harness Canada’s vast resources that delivers both a prosperous and sustainable economy is key to its future, but can the reality live up to the ambition?

Alberto Alemanno

Time for companies and banks to lobby sustainably too

June 24, 2022

It is plausible to imagine that the disclosure of information surrounding companies’ corporate political activities might soon be legally mandated.

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Ethics, impact and data

May 12, 2022

Mark Makepeace, head of the California-based advisory and index firm Wilshire, talks about ramping up work on environmental, social and governance principles.

Alison Taylor

Restaurants’ calories disclosure lesson for ESG

April 28, 2022

There are interesting parallels between tackling obesity and climate change.

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Would clever ESG marketing fool you?

April 27, 2022

More granular disclosures and better ESG data help improve business and finance, but greenwashing efforts may be greater still.

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Banks’ eyes in the sky

April 22, 2022

The data and intelligence satellites provide are being leveraged on a wider scale within financial services in areas such as financial inclusion and climate risk. 

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Survey: ESG is maturing, but the ‘culture’ needs changing

March 31, 2022

While sustainability has found its way into business discussions and job titles, meaningful action continues to be hindered by data challenges, short-term expectations and the ever-elusive corporate culture.

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Reimagined rooftops

March 23, 2022

Banks are looking at how they can repurpose the tops of their urban footprint to better serve their staff and the community, as well as demonstrate their sustainability credentials.

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Investing in Africa’s forests

March 17, 2022

Africa’s forests have played second fiddle compared to other rainforest regions when it comes to global conservation efforts and investment. Is this changing? 

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