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US Government Accountability Office: ESG Disclosure Is Prevalent but Problematic

US Government Accountability Office: ESG Disclosure Is Prevalent but Problematic
July 23, 2020

A new report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) substantiates what capital markets have been telling us at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) for years: Investors don’t need more information about the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) challenges companies face. Rather, they need better information. The GAO report is fact-based, drawing on extensive […]

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The Value of Climate-Related Financial Disclosures for a Fixed Income Investor

The Value of Climate-Related Financial Disclosures for a Fixed Income Investor
April 8, 2020

The following guest blog was written by Alessia Falsarone, Managing Director of PineBridge Investments. With hundreds of climate-related policies globally and central banks on the verge of developing financial stress testing aligned with climate-related scenarios, investors are increasingly asked to refocus on their own assessment of climate risks and opportunities at the individual portfolio level. […]

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Spotlight on Human Capital Has Investors’ Attention

Spotlight on Human Capital Has Investors’ Attention
June 10, 2019

Perhaps encouraged by historically low unemployment rates, evolving demographics, the fallout from the #MeToo movement, or certain high-profile industrial accidents with tragic consequences, the “human capital” dimension of sustainability has garnered increasing attention. There have been numerous prominent labor actions over the past few months, ranging from global walkouts at tech firms such as Google […]

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How Bloomberg LP has Led the Way in Supporting Material ESG Data

How Bloomberg LP has Led the Way in Supporting Material ESG Data
November 29, 2018

An interview with Curtis Ravenel Global Head, Sustainable Business and Finance, Bloomberg LP SASB Foundation Board Member   Q:  Bloomberg LP has been integrating sustainability into its products, services and operations for a long time, as a provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data on its Terminal, through its own corporate reporting as a private […]

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