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Stewardship

The future of engagement

Ben Caldecott from The Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme at the University of Oxford explains how emerging technologies, changing client preferences, new regulatory landscapes, and evolving economic geographies create new opportunities for more effective engagement and forms of active ownership.
Sustainable Finance Forum

Engagement needs more resources

Resources in the investment value chain have to shift away from financial modelling and trading towards stewardship and engagement according to Luba Nikulina, global head of manager research at Willis Towers Watson, speaking at the 8th Sustainable Finance Forum run by Oxford University.
PRI In Person '17

Director nominations: findings from the PRI-led collaborative engagement

“At West Midlands we believe robust governance makes companies much more resilient to shocks,” says Leanne Clements, responsible investment officer at the Wolverhampton-based £11.4 billion West Midlands Pension Fund. It’s the reason why the UK local authority fund has been working with an ongoing PRI-led collaborative engagement process exploring different corporate practices around director nominations […]
PRI In Person '17

Asset owners step up battle against climate change

Spurred on by its vocal student body and a rich ESG precedent it’s no surprise that the $91 billion University of California is leading on climate change investment. “We thought about our beliefs and realised that climate change matters because it will impact our investments over the long term. We can’t afford to sit idly […]
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