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UK banks and financial firms miss out on green opportunities
... than UK counterparts at seizing green finance opportunities, but the reality is that sustainability screening and the ability to demonstrate compliance in both countries is pretty woeful, said Simon Ring , Global Head of Maritime Trade Technologies ESG, Pole Star. Most trade finance organisations in both countries can't screen carriers vessels engaged in commodity transactions for their emissions- reductions, although the UK is slightly ahead. There is currently 31% of UK trade finance organisations ...
Updated: 06/14/2022
Infosys joins Harvard Business Publishing to provide free digital, life skills
... skills free of cost. This initiative will be brought forward through Infosys Springboard , a platform that provides critical digital and life skills. Infosys aims to educate over 10 million people by the year 2025, a goal that is part of Infosys 's ESG Vision 2030 . Students can access selected Harvard Business Review articles, videos and podcasts through this initiative. The company said ten Harvard Manage Mentor courses will be available on topics such as Project Management , Change Management ...
Updated: 06/14/2022
Adani Enterprises shares up 4% after TotalEnergies and ANIL partnership
... partnership, centered on green hydrogen, is expected to transform the energy landscape both in India and globally. Adani and TotalEnergies are pioneers in energy transition and clean energy adoption, and this joint energy platform strengthens the public ESG commitments made by both companies, Adani Enterprises said in a media release. ANIL aims to be the largest fully integrated green hydrogen player in the world, with presence across the entire value chain, from solar panels, wind turbines, electrolysers,...
Updated: 06/14/2022
Varma launches sustainable fund in Japan
We wanted to make an ESG investment that takes sustainability aspects into account in the Japanese market. This is a systematic continuation of our ESG investments tailored to the US, European and emerging markets. We wanted to make an ESG investment that takes sustainability ...
Updated: 06/13/2022
US investigation into Goldman Sachs' ESG investments underway
... matter said that the Securities and Exchange Commission focuses its investigation on Goldman's mutual-funds business in its asset management arm. One person said that the agency is looking into whether investments for the funds are in breach of the ESG metrics promised in marketing materials. The inquiry is tied to two funds in the business. Spokespeople for Goldman Sachs and the SEC didn't want to say anything. In the US and Europe, authorities are looking into how firms package and market investments,...
Updated: 06/10/2022
Varma launches ESG fund in Japan
We wanted to make an ESG investment that takes sustainability aspects into account in the Japanese market. This is a systematic continuation of our ESG investments tailored to the US, European and emerging markets. We wanted to make an ESG investment that takes sustainability ...
Updated: 06/09/2022
Deutsche Bank’s ESG unit to focus on sustainability after CEO's resignation
... strategy and financial targets of DWS, said von Rohr , who is also a deputy Deutsche Bank CEO, in prepared remarks for the asset manager's annual general meeting on Thursday. We are focusing on environmental, social and governance issues, known as ESG . The chairman resigned just days after DWS CEO Asoka Woehrmann resigned in the immediate aftermath of a police raid on the firm's Frankfurt headquarters over claims that it overstated its ESG capabilities to investors. The event has been seen by ...
Updated: 06/07/2022
Demand for office space may increase by 14% this year, says consultancy
... term 2022 -- 2026 will have an impact on the real estate sector as start-ups tend to operate in high-value segments, it added. The consultant said that the COVID epidemic has forced corporate occupiers to look at de-densification, health wellness and ESG as they manage return-to- work of their employees. Demand for office has been reinforced by the de-densification. It said that the requirement of six-foot office would result in 25 -- 30 per cent more demand for office space by occupiers given the ...
Updated: 06/07/2022
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