Corporate Governance

“Investors drop Brazil meat giant JBS” – The Guardian – July 28, 2020

On July 28, 2020 The Guardian reported that “(t)he investment arm of northern Europe’s largest financial services group has dropped JBS, the world’s biggest meat producer, from its portfolio. The Brazilian company is now excluded from assets sold by Nordea Asset Management, which controls a €230bn (£210bn) fund, according to Eric Pedersen, its head of […]

“Companies’ ESG scores improve countries’ macroeconomic growth, report finds” – GreenBiz – June 9, 2020

On June 9, 2020 GreenBiz covered a new research report by the University of Oxford that examines the relationship between private sector corporate ESG performance and macroeconomic growth. “Private sector companies’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance can improve countries’ economic growth, according to landmark research published last week that contains major implications for policymakers […]