2022: threat or opportunity for Sustainable Funds?

2022: threat or opportunity for Sustainable Funds? ESG funds have grown exponentially until 2021, but by 2022, the outlook from analysts at the Equity Research teams of the world’s leading Investment Banks could be much different. In fact, today, as highlighted in an article written by the FT, sustainable investments are facing rising R&D expenses […]

Investors believe a global pandemic needs a global solution

Investors believe a global pandemic needs a global solution. How investors are concerned about vaccine providers’ commitment in spreading global access to Covid-19 vaccines.  A few weeks have passed since the beginning of the new year and 65 international investors have already made a step further in the direction of a more sustainable and equal […]

Being fired on a Zoom call before Christmas

Being fired on a Zoom call before Christmas “If you are on this call, you are part of the unfortunate group that will be fired. Your employment here ended effective immediately.” With these words Vishal Garg, CEO and founder of Better.com, announced just before the Christmas holidays the dismissal of about 9% of the company’s […]

Can the Courts save us all?

Can the Courts save us all? Climate change it is not only a question of environment. Its effect will be permanent in modelling economy, society, and politics. This multidisciplinary impact requires a unite answer, the sovereign state is unable alone to have enough capital and political power to reach zero emission, the only way to […]

ESG-wise, business schools lag behind Europe’s corporate leaders

ESG-wise, business schools lag behind Europe’s corporate leaders   The business world is changing dramatically. Executives throughout Europe are in charge of promoting meaningful, responsible, and sustainable business, spurred on by legislative reforms suggested by the European Commission. European business schools should be in the forefront, yet they are at risk of falling behind. Many schools […]

Glasgow 2021, the end of coal?

GLASGOW 2021, THE END OF COAL?   In the context of the Coronavirus and recovery from global recession, climate change continues to impact, and climate risks are increasing around the world. COVID-19 pandemic has brought devastation to millions around the world, disrupting many parts of the global economy. Governments all over the globe have stepped […]

IntesaSanpaolo, manager’s bonus pegged to new criteria ESG

IntesaSanpaolo, manager’s bonus pegged to new criteria ESG A 274-page document. This is the size of the consolidated non-financial statement (Dnf) of the Intesa Sanpaolo group. Which has interesting new features such as the new indicator (Kpi) to which the variable part of the remuneration of 4 top managers and 35 managers has been linked: […]