Tough Unilateralism  and the lessons from Tax Policy

Though Unilateralism  and the lessons from Tax Policy Which international summit can have a greater impact on the fight against global warming? Everyone interested in climate change policies knows about the upcoming COP26 that will be held in Glasgow this fall. However, that might not be the international negotiation to follow, the OECD one on […]

The dark side of credits for offsetting CO2 emissions

The dark side of credits for offsetting CO2 emissions Nowadays, with the increasing effort toward improving climate conditions, companies are rushing in order to buy credits for compensating their CO2 emissions. For the principle of offsetting the projects that generate credits should: deliver carbon benefits that are additional to a business-as-usual scenario, be able to show they would not have been viable without the revenue […]

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: […]

Amazon illegally fired two activists in a “David vs. Goliath” fight.

Amazon illegally fired two activists in a “David vs. Goliath” fight. Claims of unfair labor practices at Amazon have become very common over the last few years. Although Amazon’s starting wage of 15$ an hour is twice the federal minimum in the US, the working conditions and the labor practices implemented by the Seattle based […]

ARE WE MOVING TOWARDS A LOW-CARBON WORLD?

ARE WE MOVING TOWARDS A LOW-CARBON WORLD? Sustainability metrics allow investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insights on the effectiveness of portfolio management in a long-term financial perspective. Moreover, business commitment metrics can help investors to gain a more comprehensive overview of […]

Biden zaps the power from Trump’s ESG rules

Biden zaps the power from Trump’s ESG rules. During the last decade, ESG principles have taken considerable space into the considerations of multiple investors, making it crucial for countries to make and adapt their policies. While during a mandate, these policies are consistent, they can drastically change between two leaders. To better understand the idea, let us zoom into the United States. Between his policies […]

How are retail investors turning green?

How are retail investors turning green? Buying and selling stocks has become easier than ever before thanks to the growth of many online brokers like Robinhood where you can freely trade at any time on your smartphone. Therefore, retail investing is an increasingly popular phenomenon that the pandemic has further boosted. Today, it accounts for […]