How regulation can level the ESG playing field

Jonathan Brooks, Head of Mining and Metals at European law firm Fieldfisher, discusses how legislation, rather than voluntary codes, will drive greater uniformity in ESG performance


Coutts pledges to cut carbon emission by 25%

To be a part of that change, Coutts has today also revealed that it has excluded four areas from its direct investments: Thermal coal extraction; thermal coal energy generation; tar sand; arctic oil and gas exploration.


26% of clients now seek responsible ESG investments

deVere Group reports that since the beginning of May, 26% of clients around the world are eyeing exposure to or are now part of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) “megatrend.”


The Big Green Short by MAN Institute

The popularity of exclusionary screening strategies is driven, to a large extent, by clients’ demand to restrict their portfolios from holding stocks that do not meet certain ESG criteria.