Protests and Sustaibable Finance Disclosure Regulation

Protests and Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation Friday the 30th of September thousands of students gathered in the streets of Milan protesting and claiming for the implementation of effective regulations and policies in the realm of sustainability.     Interestingly, one of the main centers of the protest was Piazza Affari, where hundreds of students and activists showed their lack of confidence and […]

ETFs: the surge of not-so-green ESG investments

ETFs: the surge of not-so-green ESG investments Following the two years of COVID-19 pandemic, confidence towards ESG investments rose as the sensitivity towards climate change and social issues became more widespread. Overall, the investment in Green Funds rose from 50 billion in the beginning of 2020 to over 200 billion in mid-2021, according to Morningstar. […]

Climate change or green transition: impact on corporate costs

Climate change or green transition: impact on corporate costs As the ECB stated the last Wednesday, the costs that will be incurred for climate change in the medium/long term will by far exceed the short-term costs to be incurred for the green transition. In a time when all major economists, the largest banking institutions and […]

Social background: the forgotten dimension of diversity by FTSE 100

Social background: the forgotten dimension of diversity by FTSE 100 While some free-market economists like Milton Friedman used to think that company executives did not need to worry about anything other than a balance sheet, in the 21st century employees, customers and investors are asking business leaders to focus more and more their attention on […]