A pandemic and calls for racial equity have only accelerated sustainable investments, and shaped the agenda for next year.
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Last year, the Business Roundtable vowed to shift its corporate purpose to better serve communities and groups beyond its shareholder base. The promise, overall, hasn’t been kept yet.
MIT study underscores the confusion of ratings, then DOL cites that in proposing curbing sustainability factors in retirement portfolios.
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The standard developed by the global alliance of allocators and EY Consulting will be released next year to assess which businesses are leading the transition to net-zero carbon.
But the amended guidance specified that sustainable investing should not interfere with the system’s fiduciary duty to its beneficiaries.
Harvard professor finds they outperform over the long haul, as well as during a market downturn.
The subscriber-based online tool reviews 8,000 companies against United Nation’s sustainability criteria.
If the rules seem subjective or unworkable, a good alternative for companies is to ask outside groups for their input, the sustainability advisory group suggests.
To make the grade for its separate accounts, companies must be in the top third for at least one sustainability metric.
Investor interest has jumped amid challenges in the coronavirus crisis and George Floyd protests.