Asia

“Indian companies not adhering to environment guidelines could be snubbed by global investors” – The Economic Times – October 27, 2016

On October 27, 2016 The Economic Times reported that pension funds managed by Norges Bank sold shares in seven Indian companies in April 2016, due to their lack of disclosure of environmental data.  According to the article, other Indian companies are at risk due to their poor disclosure and management of ESG issues.  The article […]

“Investors push palm oil to act on deforestation” – Innovation Forum – October 27, 2016

In an opinion piece published on October 27, 2016 the Innovation Forum editorial team analyzed investor response to palm oil companies’ lack of commitment to deforestation. According to the piece, “(p)alm oil majors can be hit where it hurts – in their market capitalisation – for failing to act properly on deforestation risks.” You may read […]