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Additional ESG articles

September 2021

EY Study Finds Oil Majors Considering Investment Choices As ESG Becomes Key In Attracting Capital

KPMG: CEOs Looking to Ramp Investments In ESG As Climate Rises to Top of Growth Risks

Business Digs Deep for Sustainability

Guest View: Hold Auditors To Account On Climate

Embracing ESG

August 2021

SEC Chair Gensler Says Investor Want Mandatory Disclosure On Climate Risks

Exxon Considers Pledging “Net Zero” Carbon By 2050

NASDAQ Wins SEC’s Support For Plan To Diversify Company Boards

How Much Carbon Comes From A Liter of Coke? Companies Grapple With Climate Change Math

Etsy Gives Up B Corp Status To Maintain Corporate Structure

July 2021

Fifth Third Publishes 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

From The Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: Messages From The Board of Directors

FCA, PARA, BoE Target Diversity & Inclusion in the Financial Services Sector With New Proposals

EU Aims to “Give Humanity a Fighting Chance” With Catch-All Climate Plan

How Salesforce, Amazon, Google, Measure Climate Impacts

The CEO of The US Financial Giant Reflects On The Lessons About Managing Environmental, Social, and Governance Risks That The Pandemic Delivered to Global Business

Navigating Internal Politics to “get it done”

June 2021

PwC Backs GRI Fund Supporting Sustainability Reporting Standards Development

Learning to Talk ESG With Clients

Morgan Stanley Minute Powerful Insights Activity

Keystone XL Pipeline Canceled

How ESG Stocks Perform Depends on Who Ranks Them

SEC Announces Annual Regulatory Agenda

Analysis: Investors Ask U.S. SEC For More ESG Disclosures as Companies Resist

BlackRock Beefs Up Its Climate Modeling

Majority of Delta Shareholders Vote For Disclosure of Climate Lobbying Efforts

A Year of Disruption in The Private Markets

The Net-Zero Sustainability Journey: An Executive Guide

Target’s Climate Pledge Reveals Its Bet That Convenience and Bulk Buying Can Still Be Earth-Smart

Target Focuses on Sustainable Brands, Environment and Equity With New Strategy

MetLife Commits to $500 Million Impact Investments With Focus On Climate, Social and Racial Equity

May 2021

SEC Response to Climate and ESG Risks and Opportunities

Carbon Neutral From March 2020 Onward

Moody’s 2020 TCFD Report Highlights Climate Action Progress

Amazon Launches $1 Billion Sustainability Bond Issue to Fund Green & Social Projects

Moody’s: Sustainability Linked, Sustainable Bond Volumes Soaring

Musk Says Tesla Suspending Bitcoin Purchases Citing Energy Use

Elon Musk Just Helped Ease The Semiconductor Shortage

How Green Energy Will Transform The Ranks Of The World’s Biggest Electric Generators

Commercial Real Estate Emphasizing ESG Scores More Than Ever

What Do Companies With Improved Financial Results Have in Common In Terms of ESG Practices and Frameworks

Data Privacy & ESG

Activist Wins Exxon Board Seats After Questioning Oil Giant’s Climate Strategy

Why a ‘Crushing’ Day For Big Oil Represents a Watershed Moment In The Climate Battle

Activist Investor Ousts At Least Two Exxon Directors In Historic Win For Pro-Climate Campaign

Bill Seeks To Provide Plan Sponsors With Legal Cover For ESG Investing

April 2021

Fifth Third Exceeds Five-Year Community Commitment, Achieves $41.6 Billion in Support Against $32 Billion Goal

Biden Poised to Issue Order on Climate Disclosures, Kerry Says

The Division of Examinations’ Review of ESG Investing

New Zealand Introduces Climate Change Law for Financial Firms in World First

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

Six Ways to Accelerate Seafood Sustainability

How ESG Will Drive the Next Wave of Transformation

Sustainability Strategy

Research: Adding Women to the C-Suite Changes How Companies Think

Business, Investment Leaders Call On Biden Ambitious 2030 Climate Target

U.S. Treasury Names Green Financier to Climate ‘czar’ post, disappointing activists

How ESG is Transforming Due Diligence

Why Corporate ESG Goals are Now a Necessity: A Q&A with Kathy Alsegf of Deloitte

UK Legislators Call for Action on Financial ‘Greenwashing’

The Scale of Sustainable Investing

Milton Friedman Essay Strine

ESG Funds Are Surging. Without Standards, They Remain ‘Buyer Beware’

March 2021

Nothern Trust accounts for ESG Factors now in the spotlight

American Airlines and Deloitte Pioneer Market-based Solution to Reduce Carbon Emissions From Air Travel

Citi’s New CEO Commits to Net Zero Banking on Day 1

Wall Street Lobbies to Bring More ESG Funds Into 401(k)s

SEC Creates Task Force to Enforce ESG Disclosures

SEC Files Can Expect a New Climate From The Biden Administration

Goldman Sachs to Align Financing Activites with 2050 Net Zero Pathway

Corporate Social Responsibility Is Shifting As a Result of 2020’s Triple Crisis

How Companies Can Accelerate ESG Impact: Q&A with Walmart’s Kathleen McLaughlin

‘Give while you live’: Jeff Bezos is Giving Himself a Decade to Spend $10 Billion – And Battle Climate Change

Carbon Emissions Are Sucking the Nutrition Out of Our Food

SEC ESG Priority

A Climate for Change: Meeting Investor Demand for Climate and ESG Information at the SEC

Wells Fargo, BofA Push Back Against Proposals for Race Audits

Get Ready, Corporate America: The Carbon Disclosure Mandates Are Coming

Goldman Sachs Adds $500M to Fund For Minority-Owned Businesses

T. Rowe Price Launches Its First Impact Fund

Companies Committed Two-Thirds of Total Giving Earmarked for Racial Equity

The SEC Launches Task Force to Enforce ESG Reporting and Regulation

Sun Life Sets $20 Billion Sustainable Investments Goal

Why Home Depot Continues Its Shift to Cordless, Away from Gas-Powered Tools

3 ESG Essentials for Firms Looking to Go Public

American Petroleum Institute Endorses Carbon Pricing as Oil and Gas Industry Faces Pressure on Emissions

European High Yield: Green Bonds and Sustainability Linked Bonds

Mastercard Links Exec Compensation to Sustainability Goals

DHL Commits €7 Billion to Sustainable Supply Chain, Links Exec Comp to ESG

SEC Launches Climate and ESG Webpage

Latest Launches: Xtrackers and Lyxor add ESG ETFs