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The Rise and Rise of ESG, from Investment and Worker Safety to the Ethics of the Defence Industry

‘Immediate actions — necessary to mitigate losses from catastrophic events like the war in Ukraine and the pandemic — should be distinguished from the steps that are necessary to preserve a company’s long-term value.’ In April 2013, the concrete roof

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Stepping-up ESG Impact via Scoring and Analytics

CFI.co invited Lindsey McMurray, managing partner and co-founder of Pollen Street Capital, to outline her company’s mission and motivation… At Pollen Street, ESG is core to our strategy, purpose, and culture. We drive positive change through our investments, whether by

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Norvestor: A Sustainable Long-Term Value Proposition in Private Equity

The disclosure of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices by private equity funds has been associated with a 4.9 percent increase in the net IRR (internal rate of return). That is the conclusion of a London Business School research paper.

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Appian Capital Advisory: Sustainability in Mining – Where the Energy Transition Starts

Although they bring many benefits, mining companies have long been criticised for their environmental practices. Despite its best efforts, the sector has had a less than spotless record of cleaning up after itself. Only recently have miners begun assessing their Read More

Meet Nordea Asset Management’s Responsible Investments Team

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has one of the largest and most experienced responsible investment teams in Europe: 26 dedicated ESG analysts from academia, independent organisations, and investment circles. To stay at the forefront of responsible investing (RI), Nordea Asset Management’s

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Federal Realty Investment Trust: ESG Pays Dividends at Leading Real Estate Investment Trust

‘It not only helps us be a better business — it is our business,’ says Federal Realty Investment Trust CEO Don Wood. For more than six decades, US-based Federal Realty Investment Trust has been forging an enviable reputation for the

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Generali Investments CEE: Leading by Example, with Proximity to Clients and a Firm Sustainability Focus

Generali Investments CEE, the leading investment company in Central and Eastern Europe, draws on its experience to provide funds which are a perfect fit the region. The company stays on top of latest trends but keeps its focus and emphasis

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Generali´s Josef Beneš Takes Decisions with Care Based on a Century of Experience

The chief executive of Generali Investments CEE, Josef Beneš, has held positions in the World Bank and London’s Standard Bank, and has investment experience in the Czech Republic, the US, China and the UK. “We are the region’s leaders in

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Setting the Standard for Sustainability and Advancing the ESG Agenda

AccountAbility is an expert Sustainability / ESG consulting and standards firm that provides objective counsel to CEOs and boards on how to improve their business performance. The firm has a centred purpose – to innovate and advance the global Sustainability

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Pollen Street Capital – All Players are Part of the Solution: Proceed with Purpose to Maximise ESG Impact

Pollen Street Capital is a purpose-led asset manager whose overarching purpose is to deliver long-term sustainable performance through frictionless financial services. That means commitment to actions that generate positive impact for investors, people, portfolio companies and wider society. As stewards

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