Mill Road Capital is applying a ‘progressive private equity’ strategy in its latest fund.
The agency’s role is not to determine whether any particular strategy is a good one, but to ensure investors know what they are getting, according to Securities and Exchange Commission member Hester Peirce.
Professor Paolo Taticchi to describe how business attitudes need to change so corporations can become more sustainable.
The risk alert is the latest step the SEC has taken to emphasize ESG oversight. In recent weeks, it has formed an enforcement task force and released a request for public comment on ESG and climate-risk disclosures.
Regulation of ESG rating agencies likely coming in Europe and eventually the US will follow suit, says Remy Briand, head of ESG for MSCI.
Recent SEC announcements on ESG topics show this will be a “front-burner” item for the agency in coming years, says Bob Smith of Sage Advisory; he adds that that’s hardly surprising given the amount of money flowing into sustainable investments.
ESG investors focus on exactly what is in their portfolios, as well as who is managing their investment, says Tim Coffin, director of sustainability at Breckinridge Capital Advisors.
Conventional investment firms finally recognized in 2020 that they need to have ESG offerings.
Danielle Burns of CNote reflects on the Capitol riots and discusses the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) takeaways for the investing and capital-raising industries.
What’s the message for financial services when it comes to diversity? Interview with Northern Trust Asset Management’s president from June 2020 regarding a letter he wrote in reaction to the U.S. demonstrations against systemic racism.