Ocean pollution, plastic
Industrials, Retail & Consumer, Sector Focus
May 3, 2023

Investors demand corporate fightback against plastic lobbying

A group of investors has called on companies to reduce their dependence...
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Mining lithium in Bolivia
Industrials, Sector Focus
May 2, 2023

India’s lithium find leaves Kashmir in a bind

The discovery of one of the world’s largest reserves of lithium in...
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Retail & Consumer, Sector Focus
April 26, 2023

Textile industry criticised for lack of ESG targets in executive pay

Several high-profile textile companies do not link executive pay to any sustainability...
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Grenfell Tower remains
Industrials, Policy & Regulation, UK
April 24, 2023

UK government warns investors of ‘severe consequences’ over cladding

The government is writing to asset managers including BlackRock and Vanguard about...
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Nestlé chocolate bars
Retail & Consumer, Sector Focus
April 24, 2023

Why investors are targeting food companies like Nestlé

A shareholder group is urging Nestlé to shift away from unhealthy products...
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Capital Flows, Sector Focus, Transport
April 20, 2023

Carmakers to fund decarbonisation with sustainable debt, says Moody’s

After a drop in issuance last year, the green bond market could...
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Nike shoes
Retail & Consumer, Sector Focus
April 4, 2023

Nike hit by human rights shareholder resolution

Investment activist Tulipshare is urging multinational sportswear group Nike to include specific contract clauses imposing human rights due diligence within its supply chain. US-based sportswear giant Nike should issue “a...
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Animals grazing on grasslands in Kenya
Agriculture, Capital Flows, Sector Focus
March 30, 2023

Kenya carbon offsetting project has ‘serious failings’, report finds 

As part of its “Blood Carbon” campaign, human rights group Survival International has alleged in a report that a soil carbon project in Kenya does “not present a credible case for...
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UK agriculture - farmer spraying field of wheat
Agriculture, Sector Focus, UK
March 28, 2023

Poor data is stalling UK agriculture’s net zero drive, report warns

A government-commissioned study has called for better access to information and warns about a lack of guidance for farmers. A group commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural...
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BASF chemical tanks
Capital Flows, Industrials, Sector Focus
March 24, 2023

Chemical companies urged to present ‘credible’ decarbonisation plans

A coalition including Amundi and other asset managers is calling on some of Europe’s largest chemical companies to electrify production and set Scope 3 targets aligned with the Paris Agreement...
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EU, Industrials, Policy & Regulation
March 15, 2023

EU parliament approves building renovation rules

The vote to improve the energy efficiency of buildings will require €275bn in new investments a year and has been supported by both industry and environmental groups. The European parliament...
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