This past year of social and environment pressures (Covid-19, racism inequity, climate change, global risks) has created a new wave of demand for ESG data and insight. A growing number of corporates, professional firms and financial asset owners and managers are interested in ESG.
By Derek Deutsch, Portfolio Manager, ClearBridge Investments
The financial market downturn has negatively impacted most U.S. companies and their stocks, some more than others. Essentially out of nowhere, companies are being forced to respond to an almost completely new public health reality. Management teams are trying to conserve costs while treating employees compassionately, ensuring safety and allocating capital appropriately.
At times like this, do environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment strategies matter?
by Jessye Waxman, Green Century Capital Management
As a shareholder advocate for an environmentally-responsible mutual fund company, I directly engage companies on their supply chain strategies and have successfully convinced them to adopt practices that have real-world impacts that protect a triple bottom line. I’ve collaborated with Aramark and Tyson Foods to develop robust no-deforestation commitments, and have successfully pressed Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the US, to adopt a no-deforestation policy that will cover its private label products.
Public companies honored following extensive process including review of published sustainability materials, independent survey of 6,500 people nationwide
MIAMI, December 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, yesterday announced it was recently named by Newsweek and analytics firm Statista to the inaugural list of America's Most Responsible Companies for 2020. Of the 300 organizations recognized as top-performing companies in corporate social responsibility in the U.S., Carnival Corporation was the highest ranked company in the cruise sector.
Uncovering investment opportunities with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across the world’s fastest-growing region.
by Vivek Tanneeru, Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia
In Asia, ESG investing encompasses large, transformational changes. It focuses on companies that can potentially deliver profits and growth from improving the quality of life across the region. Within this context, Matthews Asia launched the Matthews Asia ESG Fund more than four years ago. Managed by Vivek Tanneeru, the Fund seeks to capitalize on the growth of the region by investing with an ESG lens.
July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and their investors recognize the imperative to develop leaders to create and implement effective sustainability strategies. The challenge is providing meaningful and productive opportunities for employees to grow skills and experience to advance sustainability.
World's largest leisure travel company receives fourth consecutive recognition in Corporate Responsibility Magazine's annual survey of 1,000 largest U.S. public companies
MIAMI, June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was recently named among Corporate Responsibility Magazine's (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2019.