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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pensions, green, stewardship

UK asset managers should comply with new stewardship guidelines to give their clients greater influence over voting shares held in pooled funds, the country’s pensions minister has said.

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Minerva invites you to provide feedback on the state of climate stewardship. Our survey deadline has been extended until Friday, 3rd December 2021 – get your response in now!

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COP26

As COP26 comes to a close, Minerva reports from Glasgow on the biggest takeaway for asset owners and asset managers.

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COVID-19 Capital and Pay Response

The UK government has set a plan to become a leading global “net zero-aligned financial centre”, with aims to establish rules and financing for ambitious climate-related projects.

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SEC forms climate and ESG taskforce

A ruling by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could make it easier for investors to express views on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues through proxy votes.

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COP26

This week at COP 26 saw a flurry of landmark achievements for greening the finance sector. The UK has delivered on its promise to make finance one of the core goals of this year’s climate conference, with back-to-back announcements by governments and regulators indicating a major win for responsible investors. This follows the series of policy announcements impacting the financial services sector in the run-up to COP, such as those unveiled in the UK’s ‘green finance roadmap.’

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responsible, securities

The Global PSSL Founder and CEO, Radek Stech, calls on asset owners to consider the impact of their securities lending practices

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DWP, pensions, stewardship

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a consultation covering UK pension schemes’ climate change reporting and stewardship duties.

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human rights

Investors back human rights efforts ahead of EU rules October 15, 2021 A group of 94 investors with more than $6 trillion in assets have announced support for human rights and environmental due diligence ahead of new rules expected from the EU and recent support from the UN. The Investor Alliance for Human Rights, a […]

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