Corporate Governance

“New MoU aims to sideline rulebreakers” – Bangkok Post – May 24, 2019

On May 24, 2019 Bangkok Post reported that the Government Pension Fund (GPF), a few insurance companies and seven mutual funds have launched an initiative called the Negative List Guideline to boost ESG compliance by Thai listed companies. According to the article, “(u)nder the scheme, participating institutional investors will declare their intention to the public […]

“Big tech drags US down ESG rankings while EM nations rise” – Portfolio Adviser – April 23, 2019

On April 23, 2019 Portfolio Advisor reported that “(g)lobal ratings firm Morningstar recently published a ‘Sustainability Atlas’ examining and rating 46 country equity indices on ESG criteria. Morningstar researchers analysed the firm’s entire suite of global equity indexes, representing 97% of global market capitalisation for the first time incorporating the firm’s Carbon Metrics to assess […]