Below is a link to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Report 2022. “The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022 charts progress towards realizing the 17 Goals. It is a collaborative effort between the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and more than 50 international and regional agencies, based on millions of data points provided by
The climate crisis, COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine are threatening to stall progress on several key environmental targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), humanity’s blueprint for a better future, warns a new report from the United Nations. The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022, released last week, details how a series of global crises have hampered
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, we need to close a financing gap estimated to be over $4 trillion per year. It’s a staggering figure. But if we’re to make real progress on the 2030 Agenda, there may be another hidden gap that very few seem to be talking about: the SDG talent gap. Click below
Understanding two frameworks, ‘ESG integration’ and ‘impact measuring and management,’ can accelerate sustainability impact. The long-held maxim of “what gets measured, gets done” holds true for any entrepreneur and is especially true for those who seek to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while making a financial return.
At the heart of the attacks on climate-smart investing lies a blatant fiction: that climate-smart business practices are somehow a secondary, ideologically driven sideshow to the real financial concerns facing investors and companies. Read why Mindy Lubber says there is naked interference with the free market playing out in certain parts of the U.S.
Research shows that leaders who prioritize relationships with their employees and lead from a place of positivity and kindness simply do better, and company culture has a bigger influence on employee well-being than salary and benefits. When it comes to cultivating happiness at work, it comes down to fostering positive relationships at work.
First, more than a decade ago, severe weather bankrupted an electric company in New Orleans. Then it helped take down one in Houston. Now, in California, it has pushed PG&E Corp. to the brink, in the biggest warning yet about the financial risks of climate change.
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The Sustainability Principles and Objectives (SPO) Framework is an ESG framework for late-stage private companies, companies preparing to go public, and early-stage public companies. The SPO Framework is designed to ensure that a company at this stage of development takes into consideration positive ESG outcomes, as well as the need to mitigate negative ESG factors,
Net Zero Asset Manager Signatories now total 220 managing more than USD 57 trillion in assets under management. This means that more than half the world’s assets are now committed to achieving net zero by 2050 or sooner. Read the full progress report below, including Inherent’s commitment of 74% AUM to be managed in line
We stand at the beginning of a pivotal decade in which institutional investors and government leaders worldwide have the power to raise ambition and accelerate action to tackle the climate crisis. If we do not meet this challenge and change course immediately, the world could heat in excess of 3-degrees Celsius this century. To achieve
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This report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.
Driving change is not always possible. The conventional wisdom regarding distressed credit investing is that the complex negotiations and fast pace of transactions at companies under duress thwart transitions toward sustainability and inclusion. Negotiating haircuts and covenants is already challenging, and the urgency of corporate distress amplifies the myriad difficulties of evaluating ESG, including inconsistency
Investors: the time for net zero is now As investors, we are making our own commitments to reach net-zero emissions in our portfolios. We do so not only because of the climate emergency, but also after considering the incredible investment opportunities offered by a decarbonized global economy. In 2020 alone, the market capitalization of clean
Perkins Coie Partner Kevin Feldis discusses Inherent Group’s ESG approach and framework on episode 25 of White Collar Briefly. Key topics include measuring ESG, assessing corporate culture, improved disclosure and the SEC’s increased focus on ESG within the division of enforcement. Click here to listen.
In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Inherent Group Advisor Tensie Whelan, Clinical Professor for Business and Society at NYU Stern School of Business, posits that many boards have little ESG-related expertise and many do not even recognize the need to pay attention to material sustainability issues. She concludes stating that ensuring good performance on
The PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) works with investors, industry associations and service providers to innovate and educate in incorporating environmental, social and governance factors into the investment decision-making process. As part of PRI’s hedge fund investment case study initiative, Inherent Group profiled an example of how we use the Sustainable Development Goals to source
Today Inherent Group joined 29 other asset managers globally in the Net Zero Asset Managers Commitment. The commitment recognizes “an urgent need to accelerate the transition towards global net zero emissions and for asset managers to play our part to help deliver the goals of the Paris Agreement and ensure a just transition.” Tony Davis,
At Inherent Group we aim to earn above-market risk-adjusted returns in businesses that are environmentally and socially as well as financially sustainable. We apply environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis throughout every stage of our investment process across the entire corporate capital structure. In our experience, this approach has produced differentiated insights into investment opportunities