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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is calling for public feedback on a proposed rule requiring companies to disclose links between corporate performance and executive compensation.

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Asset managers are avoiding ESG shareholder resolutions

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink has called for companies around the world to embrace sustainability to continue to attract capital from investors.

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Asia, Finance, Singapore

ESG ratings are still in the early stages of development in the Asia Pacific region, according to a report from the OECD.

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Australia, Australian, Sydney CBD

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly at the forefront of debate in the Australian market and 2021’s AGM season proved no exception.

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Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has urged his finance and environment ministers to enforce climate-related financial disclosures.

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emissions

The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) and CDP have teamed up to boost the capacity of financial institutions to measure and disclose their financed emissions.

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The UK will introduce new dual share class structures and raise the minimum market capitalisation threshold to £30 million under fresh amendments to the country’s listing rules.

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emissions

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has opted not to include mandatory climate risk disclosures in new guidance for the country’s financial services sector.

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remuneration

The Investment Association has warned UK companies they must align executive remuneration with stakeholder experience in new recommendations.

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Norwegian SWF gets active in activism

he world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has joined the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), an industry-led initiative that aims to provide a framework for organisations to report and act on nature-related financial risks.

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