Vigeo Eiris publishes a new Opinion Column: “Oil sands: what does the future hold?”

The oil sands industry receives much criticism worldwide because of its heavy social and environmental impacts, which can in turn generate complex legal, regulatory and social risks to shareholder value.
2018-05-22T16:42:54+02:00Opinion Column|

Ecosystem Services

In recent years, the phrase ecosystem services (ES) has been used to describe natural contribution of ecosystems to the functioning and wellbeing of society. These benefits an be direct or indirect, and small or large in scale.
2017-11-16T16:35:51+02:00Opinion Column|

From COP21 to COP23: Developments in business and investments since the 2015 Paris Agreement

After more than two decades of failed attempts to reach global consensus on climate change, a historic agreement was reached in Paris on 12 December 2015 at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Change (UNFCCC - COP21).
2019-07-02T01:20:26+02:00Opinion Column|

Sustainable Development Goals: challenges and perspectives for real estate companies with the 2030 Agenda

Two years after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, the application of sustainable policies and practices in real estate activities, developments and investments constitute an asset and an important benchmark within the sector.
2019-07-02T01:20:31+02:00Opinion Column|

Vigeo Eiris published a new Opinion Column: “Companies’ neglect of the challenges posed by growing use of nanomaterials”

The nanomaterials revolution continues without considerable restraint from authorities while CSR challenges are virtually ignored by concerned companies.
2017-07-17T14:04:49+02:00Opinion Column|

Insurers and Climate Change Actions

Climate change has been a driver of market innovation, policy engagement and analysis, and is now stimulating new regulatory approaches for insurance in many countries.

ICTs under scrutiny for breaching user privacy

Information and communication technology (ICT) companies are being increasingly confronted to a dilemma between their legal and social responsibilities.
2019-07-02T01:23:29+02:00Opinion Column|

Post COP21: How well companies & investors are positioned to respond to climate change

COP 21 is ‘historic’ – a first in history, and now, behind us. But the work towards realising its significant achievements has only just begun.
2017-08-07T13:39:43+02:00Opinion Column|

Green Jobs against crisis

Vigeo Rating analysts' insight on specific ESG topic

Tax fairness in the banking sector

On October 5 2015, 62 countries joined forces to launch a widespread program to combat corporate tax cheating, as part of the OECD and G20 intitiatives on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).