Finance

“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 […]

“Does ESG Investing Produce Better Stock Returns?” – The Motley Fool – May 22, 2019

An article published on May 22, 2019 in The Motley Fool examines whether ESG investing produces better stock returns. The authors explain that it is “time to put to rest the conventional wisdom that investing for anything other than shareholder value results in poor investor outcomes. There’s plenty of evidence that companies prioritizing ESG issues […]