Corporate Governance

“The US Just Had Its First Hearing in Congress on ESG Issues. What’s Next on the Agenda?” – Brink – July 28, 2019

On July 28, 2019 Brink reported that “Wednesday July 10th marked the first ever congressional hearing on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the United States. Entitled Building a Sustainable and Competitive Economy: An Examination of Proposals to Improve Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures, the hearing was held by the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship […]

“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 […]