Monday, October 26, 2020

Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

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Financing the circular economy Capturing the opportunity

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CICERO Shades of Green’s new report: Best Practices 2020

The Best Practices 2020 report showcases examples from our portfolio of green bond second opinions and our company assessments. These examples highlight best practice...

Latest Reports

Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

Download here: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_IBC_Measuring_Stakeholder_Capitalism_Report_2020.pdf

Transition Finance Managing Funding to Carbon-Intensive Firms

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Charting a New Climate | TCFD Banking Pilot Project Phase II

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Financing the circular economy Capturing the opportunity

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INTERWOVEN RISKS, UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITIES The business case for tackling water pollution in apparel and textile value chains

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CICERO Shades of Green’s new report: Best Practices 2020

The Best Practices 2020 report showcases examples from our portfolio of green bond second opinions and our company assessments. These examples highlight best practice...

Climate Change and Wildfires: Projecting Future Wildfire Potential

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Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe: Making the Case for Investors and the Private Sector to Work Towards Reducing the Risks of Nuclear Weapons

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CFA Institute Latest

ESG and Responsible Institutional Investing Around the World: A Critical Review

Download here: https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/research/foundation/2020/esg-and-responsible-institutional-investing This survey examines the vibrant academic literature on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing. While there is no consensus on the exact list...

ESG Integration and Analysis in Asia Pacific: Markets, Practices and Data

Read this report from CFA Institute and PRI to understand how professional investors are integrating ESG factors into their analyses and investment processes.

ESG Integration and Analysis in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Learn about ESG integration in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa with CFA Institute. This report outlines ESG best practices in EMEA markets.

EU Commission Latest

Can R&I save the day? : a fair, green and digital recovery from COVID19.

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Investing in and for SDGs

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Testing draft EU ecolabel criteria on UCITS equity funds – Publications Office of the EU

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FAIRR Latest

Appetite for Disruption: A Second Serving | FAIRR

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An Industry Infected | FAIRR

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The Livestock Levy: Progress Report

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ShareAction Latest

Point of No Returns – ShareAction

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Point of No Returns (Part III) – Climate Change – Research

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Point of No Returns Part II – Human Rights: An assessment of asset managers’ approaches to human and labour rights

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Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

Download here: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_IBC_Measuring_Stakeholder_Capitalism_Report_2020.pdf

Transition Finance Managing Funding to Carbon-Intensive Firms

Download here: https://imperialcollegelondon.app.box.com/s/d942xic0fiju5dvzjinwn0nxondub3dl

Charting a New Climate | TCFD Banking Pilot Project Phase II

Download here: https://www.unepfi.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Charting-a-New-Climate-UNEP-FI-TCFD-Banking-Physical-Risk.pdf

Financing the circular economy Capturing the opportunity

Download here: https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/Financing-the-circular-economy.pdf

INTERWOVEN RISKS, UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITIES The business case for tackling water pollution in apparel and textile value chains

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CICERO Shades of Green’s new report: Best Practices 2020

The Best Practices 2020 report showcases examples from our portfolio of green bond second opinions and our company assessments. These examples highlight best practice...

Climate Change and Wildfires: Projecting Future Wildfire Potential

Download here: http://427mt.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Projecting-Future-Wildfire-Potential_427_8.2020-2.pdf

Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe: Making the Case for Investors and the Private Sector to Work Towards Reducing the Risks of Nuclear Weapons

Download here: https://www.sustainablefinance.ch/upload/rm/preventing-nuclear-catastrophe-july-2020-1.pdf?_=1595340264953

Appetite for Disruption: A Second Serving | FAIRR

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Carrots & Sticks

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Breaking the Plastic Wave

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Deforestation Risk in the Brazilian Soy Supply Chain

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White Paper on Sustainable Solutions to the Emerging Markets Debt Crisis

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Can R&I save the day? : a fair, green and digital recovery from COVID19.

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Taming the Green Swan: How to improve climate-related financial risk assessments

Download here: https://www.research-collection.ethz.ch/bitstream/handle/20.500.11850/428321/WP-20-340.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y  

White Paper Plastics, the Circular Economy and Global Trade

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Sustainable Development Report 2020

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 4 – World Economic Forum

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Toolkit explores the practical opportunities and risks that rapidly emerging technologies represent for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. The...

Investing in and for SDGs

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An Industry Infected | FAIRR

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Point of No Returns – ShareAction

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Testing draft EU ecolabel criteria on UCITS equity funds – Publications Office of the EU

Download here: https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/91cc2c0b-ba78-11ea-811c-01aa75ed71a1/language-en/format-PDF/source-137198287

Point of No Returns (Part III) – Climate Change – Research

Download here: https://shareaction.org/research-resources/point-of-no-returns/point-of-no-returns-part-iii-climate-change/

ESG Handbook for Institutional Investors 2020 | Long-Term Infrastructure Investors Association

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The Livestock Levy: Progress Report

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FTSE Russell Study on EU Paris-aligned Benchmarks

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ESG and Responsible Institutional Investing Around the World: A Critical Review

Download here: https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/research/foundation/2020/esg-and-responsible-institutional-investing This survey examines the vibrant academic literature on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing. While there is no consensus on the exact list...

MARKET REPORT MAPPING THE RESPONSIBLE LANDSCAPE IN SCOTLAND – Ethical Finance Hub

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Falling short? – Climate Disclosure Standards Board

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Point of No Returns Part II – Human Rights: An assessment of asset managers’ approaches to human and labour rights

Download here: https://shareaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ShareAction-Human-Rights-Report-2020-Final.pdf

Assessing System-Level Investments: A Guide for Asset Owners

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Banking on: CLIMATE CHANGE | Fossil Fuel Finance Report 2020

Download here: https://www.banktrack.org/download/banking_on_climate_change_fossil_fuel_finance_report_2020/banking_on_climate_change__2020_vf_2.pdf

Lessons from the Swedish green bonds market during the Covid-19 crisis

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Updated methodology & Updated Technical Screening Criteria

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Taxonomy: Final report of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance – European Commission

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EU green bond standard usability guide

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EU Environmental Reporting Handbook

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“The World Climate and Security Report 2020,” The Expert Group of the International Military Council on Climate and Security

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A Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change: A Product of the National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel on Climate Change

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Study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain

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Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing | FAIRR

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The Future Of Nature And Business, In collaboration with AlphaBeta

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Nature Risk Rising: Why the Crisis Engulfing Nature Matters for Business and the Economy

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The Global Risks Report 2020

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ESG Integration and Analysis in Asia Pacific: Markets, Practices and Data

Read this report from CFA Institute and PRI to understand how professional investors are integrating ESG factors into their analyses and investment processes.

ESG Integration and Analysis in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Learn about ESG integration in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa with CFA Institute. This report outlines ESG best practices in EMEA markets.

Handbook of climate transition benchmarks, Paris-aligned benchmark and benchmarks’ ESG disclosures – European Commission

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The European Green Deal

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Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing and Islamic Finance: Similarities and Differences

Although Islamic finance and sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investing appear unrelated, they share key similarities. Emerging trends may enable financial services providers to develop products that satisfy criteria of both approaches.

Banking on a Low-Carbon Future II

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THE UK STEWARDSHIP CODE 2020

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Addressing barriers to Diversity in portfolio management: Performance continuity and turnover

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Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index 2019

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THE PLASTICS LANDSCAPE: REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND INFLUENCERS

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THE PLASTICS LANDSCAPE: RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES ALONG THE VALUE CHAIN

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THE PLASTICS LANDSCAPE: THE CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

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TCFD Good Practice Handbook

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Improving Antibiotics Stewardship in Livestock Supply Chains | Report | FAIRR

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Voting Matters: Are asset managers using their proxy votes for climate action? – ShareAction

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Europes Approach to Implementing SDGs

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In Focus: Addressing Investor Needs in Business Reporting on the SDGs

Download here: https://www.globalreporting.org/resourcelibrary/addressing-investor-needs-SDGs-reporting.pdf

Pensions in a Changing Climate – Asset Owners Disclosure Project

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ESG Case Studies & ESG Integration Framework

Review ESG case studies and evaluate the impact of ESG factors on investing with CFA Institute. These case studies review ESG analysis relating to fixed income, bonds, funds & more.

ESG Integration and Analysis in the Americas

Learn about ESG integration in the Americas, including the US and Canada, with CFA Institute. ESG analysis is becoming more important to consider when investing.

GOT IT COVERED? INSURANCE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

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Handbook on Sustainable Investments: Background Information and Practical Examples for Institutional Asset Owners

Download here: https://www.cfainstitute.org/-/media/documents/book/rf-publication/2017/rf-v2017-n5-1.ashx Overview A fast growing share of investors have recently widened their scope of analysis to criteria regarded as extra-financial. They are driven by...

Using SASB for Manager Evaluation and Monitoring

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Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues in Investing: A Guide for Investment Professionals

earn about ESG issues in investing with CFA Institute. Investment professionals should use this ESG manual to remember environmental, governance & social considerations.