SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights

Highlighting the top news, commentary, and research for the week coming from SHQ. The highlights newsletter also spotlights one profiled organization and their recent activity as monitored by SHQ.

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BlackRock’s CEO’s 2020 Letter to Corporate CEOs – Explaining the World’s Largest Asset Manager’s Perspectives and Actions on the Global Climate Change Crisis
The big news this week for sustainability professionals:  The publication of the much-anticipated annual letter to corporate chief executive officers by Larry Fink, Chair and CEO of BlackRock -- the world’s largest asset manager (with almost US7 trillion in Assets Under Management).  Every year CEO Fink as fiduciary for his firm’s clients communicates the firm’s positions on key issues...
Jan 21, 2020 3:00 PM ET
Hello to Year 2020 & the Start of the Third Decade of the 21st Century – Climate! Climate! Climate! is the Dominant Theme of News & Commentary!
It is a favorite pursuit of journalists and commentators at each year-end and the start of the new calendar year to look back and look forward to identify “top stories” and significant trends of the year past.  And to look ahead at “what might be” in the new year.  We present a few of these musing for you in this first newsletter of the year 2020. Writing in the Harvard Business...
Jan 14, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Purpose – It Was the Buzzword of 2019 for the Corporate Sector & Investment Community. The Debate Will Continue in 2020
The year 2019 began with an important challenge to corporate leaders from Larry Fink, chairman and CEO of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock (with more than US$6 trillion in AUM).  He writes each year to the CEOs of companies that his firm invests in on behalf of the firm’s clients. There are literally hundreds of publicly-traded companies in the BlackRock portfolio. At the...
Dec 19, 2019 11:20 AM ET
Sustainable Investing Has Moved Into the Mainstream – and UBS Survey Results Send Strong Signals This Is a Lasting Trend
There is no doubt now – the world’s largest asset managers are definitely focused on corporate sustainability and sustainable investing (the two go hand-in-hand) as survey after survey is telling us. In recent years we seen considerable momentum as asset owners and their managers adopt or further enhance their sustainable investing / ESG investing approaches.And to gauge the progress we’...
Dec 12, 2019 9:45 AM ET
Sustainable & Responsible Investment and Asset Manager Perspectives – Today, and Quo Vadis Over the Coming Years…
The terms of reference are familiar now to many more institutional owners and their managers (as well as to a growing number of retail investors who are their clients and beneficiaries). This movement began as “socially responsible investing” (“SRI”) which evolved over time to “sustainable & responsible investing” and on to “sustainable & responsible & impact investing” in the 21st...
Nov 21, 2019 11:05 AM ET

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