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The Calvert Women’s Principles - Eaton Vance/Calvert
The Calvert Women’s Principles are the first systematic effort to apply established labour and human rights standards that protect women to corporate conduct.
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Investment Stewardship for Positive Societal Impact - Eaton Vance/Calvert
This paper discusses how collaboration between large investors and individual companies can advance positive environmental, social and governance changes…
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The Financial and Societal Benefits of ESG Integration: Focus on Materiality - Eaton Vance/Calvert
This white paper explores how systematic analysis of ESG data having a material impact on a company’s financials can potentially boost investment returns…
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Sponsored Research: Diversity from an Investor's Perspective - Columbia Threadneedle Investments
This report looks at how and why asset owners, such as pension funds, insurers and sovereign wealth funds, approach diversity.
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Electric vehicles: An accelerating trend? - Hermes Investment Management
Concern about climate change and air pollution is driving an increasing focus by governments on the environmental impact of the automotive sector.
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'Social Tuesday' and an increasing volume of social/green issuances - Columbia Threadneedle Investments
November 2017 will go down as a seminal month in the development of social and green bond markets.
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Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") Policy Summary - Pantheon
Addressing ESG issues forms a crucial part of investment risk management
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Guide to responsible investing in three steps - AXA Investment Managers
For professional clients only - It’s little surprise that there has been plenty of confusion about responsible investing (RI). Much of the terminology…
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Guide to responsible investing - AXA Investment Managers
It’s little surprise that there has been plenty of confusion about responsible investing (RI). Much of the terminology around the concept can be jargon…
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Can investment returns be maintained alongside social and environmental objectives? - Gresham House
Gresham House considers this in their H1 2018 Investment Perspectives
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