As investors and companies alike prepare for the upcoming Australian AGM season, this Minerva briefing looks at the voting trends and governance developments in the market. The briefing examines voting results in the ASX100 from the previous five years and the first seven months of 2021 to identify key environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues […]

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As investors and companies focus on the Australian AGM season, this Minerva briefing looks at ESG developments in the market. ESG activism plays an important role in driving the Australian market into the future. Indeed, ESG challenges have played a major role in shaping the Australian market, including the catastrophic 2019 bushfires, climate warming concerns, […]

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Minerva’s latest Briefing covers Climate Stewardship, looking at the implications of Paris-aligned sustainable stewardship and the voting choices that investors currently face. It has been launched alongside a stakeholder survey for our clients and the wider investment community about their individual climate stewardship preferences. You may fill out the survey here. A PDF version of […]

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Our latest Minerva Briefing covers the complex and often confusing world of United Nations climate initiatives in the finance sector. This Briefing is perfect as an educational resource for asset owners or asset managers looking to align themselves with upcoming COP 26 and become leaders of the global conversation on climate reporting. This Minerva Briefing […]

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Our latest Minerva Briefing covers voting trends and shareholder dissent at the UK’s largest 350 companies in the first half of the 2021 voting season. This Minerva Briefing on the 2021 UK proxy season is available to download free. Get your own copy! A video re-cap of this briefing is available to watch now at […]

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The recent boom in ESG investing has swept up investors from all backgrounds. From oil majors to day-traders, everyone is turning toward ESG funds to boost their green credentials. However, the boom has been accompanied by a stark increase in awareness of greenwashing. Our latest Minerva Briefing covers Greenwashing: What is it? How does it […]

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Regulatory initiatives are driving forward climate-sensitive investing faster than ever, and understanding how your fund is impacted by these developments is a prerequisite to meeting your fiduciary and regulatory objectives. For those who are just starting their journey in sustainable finance, this Minerva Briefing will answer the questions: What is sustainable finance? Why is it […]

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Biodiversity, growth, stocks, shares

Released on Earth Day 2021 (22/04/2021), this Minerva Analytics briefing  is intended to help investors navigate the oncoming stream of information around biodiversity. Today, economists, governments, regulators, and investors are looking not only at the impact of climate change on investment risk, but also the role of Biodiversity. So what is Biodiversity and what part […]

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Total Remuneration Survey 2019

The Manifest Total Remuneration Survey 2019 edition is now out! Over the past 20 years, the Manifest Total Remuneration Survey has become an essential resource to support engagement on pay. Now published by Minerva Analytics, The Manifest Total Remuneration Survey is the most authoritative report of its kind, trusted by investors, companies, regulators, and academics […]

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Minerva Briefing 2019 UK Voting Review

This Minerva Analytics briefing looks at voting trends and shareholder dissent at the top 350 UK companies. The briefing identifies the number of companies that received more than 20% on a resolution and the long-term trends in dissent, as well as examining resolution outcomes and shareholder proposals. Minerva Briefing on 2019 Voting Review is available […]

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