Policy and Regulation

A quarter of shareholder ESG proposals left unaddressed, investors believe

Shareholders at an annual meeting
Respondents to the PRI survey say they believe that just 23 per cent of ESG proposals are being fully carried out. (Photo: FangXiaNuo/iStock)

A PRI study finds that nearly 25 per cent of shareholder proposals addressing environmental and social issues are not addressed at all.

An investor survey by the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment revealed a lack of conviction that shareholder proposals tackling ESG factors were being properly addressed. 

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