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Oct

23

October 23, 2019

Financial Services: The Building Blocks of Integrating ESG into Private Infrastructure Investments

The Building Blocks of Integrating ESG into Private Infrastructure Investments

While private equity firms have made significant progress in integrating ESG considerations into their company-focused equities investing models, infrastructure funds have not been as proactive in integrating ESG considerations into business decisions—and we think this is a missed opportunity.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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May

20

May 20, 2019

Financial Services: A Five-Step Approach to Engaging Investors on Sustainability

A Five-Step Approach to Engaging Investors on Sustainability

Companies that are not engaging investors on sustainability are missing an opportunity to attract and retain investors focused on long-term value and ESG.

#Financial Services #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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May

9

May 9, 2019

Financial Services: Progress and Opportunities for Responsible Investing in Japan

Progress and Opportunities for Responsible Investing in Japan

At the RI Asia Japan conference in April 2019, three unique, Japan-focused dynamics stood out. These dynamics point to keys for adapting and applying global sustainable investment themes within Japan and ways the rest of the world can learn from Japan’s rapid uptake.

#Financial Services

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Mar

5

March 5, 2019

Financial Services: How Private Equity Can Address TCFD and Climate Change

How Private Equity Can Address TCFD and Climate Change

What courses of action will help private equity firms address climate risks and opportunities in an actionable, meaningful way? BSR suggests two types of approach.

#Climate Change #Financial Services

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Mar

4

March 4, 2019

Financial Services: How Private Equity Firms Can Develop Responsible Investing Policies

How Private Equity Firms Can Develop Responsible Investing Policies

A responsible investment policy is a private equity firm's commitment to incorporate ESG factors into investment decisions to better manage risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns. Our white paper outlines guidance for private equity firms on a straightforward approach, relevant principles, and practical tips to use in developing a responsible investment policy.

#Financial Services

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Feb

25

February 25, 2019

Financial Services: A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

There is an urgent need to enhance disclosure practices across all industries that receive requests for data and assistance from law enforcement agencies.

#Consumer Products #Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Transport and Logistics

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Jan

24

January 24, 2019

Financial Services: What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

Here are our four main takeaways from this year's letter from BlackRock's Larry Fink to CEOs.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Aug

30

August 30, 2018

Financial Services: Accelerating Awareness and Action on Corporate Governance in China

Accelerating Awareness and Action on Corporate Governance in China

We sat down with Jamie Allen to talk about ESG trends in China following the recent publication of the Asian Corporate Governance Association report, Awakening Governance: The Evolution of Corporate Governance in China.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Jun

12

June 12, 2018

Financial Services: The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

Our new report, Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity, shows how supply chain and trade finance mechanisms can be leveraged to create tangible cash incentives for suppliers, drive sustainable behaviors, and transform global supply chains.

#Financial Services #Supply Chain

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