ESG News

January 2019

Beyond the Bottom Line: Should Business Put Purpose Before Profit?
Financial Times

An analysis of the growing movement behind looking at more than just companies' financial performance.

Concerns Intensify Over Food Producers’ Impact on Environment
Financial Times

Investors and corporate executives are increasingly paying attention to and acting on the environmental impact of the food and agriculture sector, which accounts for about a quarter of global carbon dioxide emissions.

Investors Should Fire Directors Who Fail to Act on Climate Change
Financial Times

This opinion piece provides an overview of shareholder action related to climate change and advocates that shareholders should hold directors to a stronger standard for their actions, or lack thereof, on climate change-related matters.

PG&E May Be the Business World’s Biggest Climate-Change Casualty Yet
Bloomberg

An overview of the impact of climate change on large companies, including PG&E's bankruptcy.