Legislation and regulation to address environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues continue to grow — a new one to be aware of is the Lieferkettengesetz – German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Act). This Act
Commencement of the Lieferkettengesetz German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Act) is fast approaching. Impacted organisations are assessing their current systems and processes for supply chain due diligence to ensure their compliance with the Act.
It’s not just the FCPA, theft, fraud and money laundering that one must worry about when operating in unfamiliar markets. Developments including ESG failures, forced labour, cyber-attacks, and political risk are rapidly emerging as causes of concern and are more likely to indirectly impact large
As a member of the UNGC, at ethiXbase our mission is to accelerate the worlds progress towards sustainability by helping businesses build supply chains that benefit people and planet. We do this by providing the
Private capital plays a key role in climate finance, the term generally used to describe finance for activities that help decelerate climate change. This means private investments have the opportunity to decrease the production overheads
The chief executive of the world’s largest stock owner says life is about to get a lot harder for companies that fail environmental, social and governance tests set by institutional investors. Nicolai Tangen, who runs
Several European investment groups that last year threatened to divest from Brazil over soaring deforestation have not done so, even as new figures show the pace of destruction of the Amazon rainforest is at its
Passive funds will struggle to achieve net zero carbon emissions across their portfolios, according to the chief executive of one of Japan’s largest asset managers. Akira Sugano, president and CEO of Asset Management One, said
The Bank of England will enforce its green criteria in corporate bond purchases for the first time, establishing a blueprint for investing in a part of the credit world rife with greenwashing. Starting yesterday, the
If you own stocks, chances are good you have heard the term ESG. It stands for environmental, social and governance, and it’s a way to laud corporate leaders who take sustainability – including climate change –
President von der Leyen identified two key challenges we need to address to boost global sustainable investment: First, how to attract more capital towards sustainable investment. Second, how to bring more countries on board, and
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