lawsuit

The Council of Institutional Investors (CII) has challenged the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) planned changes to shareholder proposal rules.

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Asia, Bangkok, Smog

A group of leading Asian institutions with $4trn under management have launched a new collaboration aiming to lead the continent’s push for decarbonisation in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement.

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GPIF scales up stewardship expectations

Investors in Japanese listed companies pushed boards on director independence, diversity, and climate change in this year’s proxy voting season, according to a new review.

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Minerva's Management Team

In an announcement on 30 September, the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) listed 30 individuals from the financial services, corporate, and consultancy sectors who will make up the taskforce’s committees.

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Human Rights, United Nations

Barriers to addressing human rights breaches in investment pipelines remain despite significant strides made over the past decade, a UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights report has found.

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Pollution, climate

Over 70% of listed, high-polluting companies around the world failed to adequately account for climate-related risks in their financial statements last year, according to research coordinated by the Climate Accounting Project (CAP) and issued by Carbon Tracker.

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NZFSPA

Minerva Analytics and our strategic partners at Solactive are proud to announce we are founding members of the Net Zero Financial Service Provider Alliance (NZFSAP).

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The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has published the ‘Green Claims Code’, containing guidance principles to assist businesses in complying with consumer protection law and avoid making misleading environmental claims. A full review of misleading claims will be conducted by the CMA at the beginning of 2022.

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ASIC

Australian regulator targets net zero greenwashing Follows IPO examination of one company’s statements September 17, 2021 The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has warned it will take action against companies it believes are making misleading claims regarding their net zero efforts. The financial regulator has already intervened in an energy company’s initial public offering […]

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biodiversity

The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) has launched a consultation on guidance for biodiversity-related disclosures.

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