Americas

“The Chain: No Mention of Deforestation in JPMorgan’s Climate Risk Assessment” – Chain Reaction Research – June 4, 2019

On June 4, 2019 Chain Reaction Research published an analysis of deforestation risks at JPMorgan. “JPMorgan Chase released in May its first assessment on the bank’s climate-related risks and opportunities. The assessment is mostly limited to energy and fossil fuels and fails to consider agriculture-related risks such as deforestation. The financial sector’s connection to deforestation […]

“S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches Global ESG Index Series” – Morningstar – May 21, 2019

On May 21, 2019 Morningstar reported that S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched 22 new environmental, social and governance (ESG) versions of its main global equity indices, “with the company seeking to meet rising investor demand for such vehicles. S&P Dow Jones Indices said the new series includes ESG versions of the S&P Global 1200, […]