Since my last blog on the issue, the topic of finance and climate change has risen to headline news, thanks to the Extinction Rebellion protests, including near the CFA Institute London offices at Bank Junction.
It’s no secret that although the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) job market has skyrocketed, investment firms and sell-side research providers have found it hard to recruit professionals with both ESG knowledge and investment experience. ESG teams often… READ MORE ›
CFA Institute and the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) have released the third in a series of four reports addressing the current state of global environmental, social, and governance
CFA Institute and Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) highlight our findings about the current state of ESG integration in Brazil, to complement our findings in the United States and Canada.
In September, CFA Institute and Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) released two new reports — ESG Integration in the Americas: Markets, Practices, and Data, and Guidance and Case Studies for ESG Integration: Equities and Fixed Income.
CFA Institute and the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Initiative released two new reports: ESG Integration in the Americas: Markets, Practices, and Data, and Guidance and Case Studies for ESG Integration: Equities and Fixed Income.
Two new reports examine our understanding of ESG integration, what it is, what it isn't, and how to do it well.
Climate change is an issue that will have an immense impact on our lives and the financial world in the coming years. Engagement between issuers and investors on the issue is increasing as investors begin to plan for investing in a world with a lower carbon footprint.
The nature of company information reported outside the primary financial statements can be thought of as falling along a financial to nonfinancial information continuum.
Several publications have exhorted regulatory authorities to craft policy interventions that incentivize a long-term analytical orientation of companies’ disclosures.
CFA Institute surveyed its members about whether they are considering ESG factors in their investment process and to get a sense for any trends in the evolving ESG landscape.
Investors should consider ESG factors in their investment decision-making process, but companies’ disclosures need to be improved so investors can find useful and relevant information.
There is a cost to society for firms to produce their finished goods, such as environmental damage, and firms pay only pay if they are taxed. Is there alternative?
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