Global Rising litigation, tighter regulation pose risks for PFAS producers and users ESG Measures Many PFA producers face significant costs associated with rising litigations and remediation projects and tighter regulation. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemicals widely used across industry that can have long-lasting negative impacts on human health and the environment. [...]
Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Sector Report In our newly published report on the Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Sector, we look at the Key Findings, performances and trends in the sector, takeaways on Risks & Opportunities, and more. V.E’s Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector is composed of 188 companies. These companies are engaged in the research, development, [...]
Read our latest #5MinuteRead on Nuclear Power March 2021 marks the 10 year anniversary of the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Plant. This caused a slowdown of the Nuclear Renaissance, a nuclear-enthusiastic period started in 2001. Since then, some countries have re-evaluated their use of nuclear power whilst others have [...]
In celebration of the United Nations International Women’s Day, V.E’s analysts, Nadia Boujdadi and Marianna Fatti, are offering insights on one of the emerging trends in ESG that highlights the importance of investing resources in women and their presence in the financial industry. Gender Lens Investing strategies seek to intentionally and measurably use capital to address gender disparities between women and [...]
2020 was a year defined by social risks. The global pandemic, protests against inequality, workforce digitalisation and the social impacts of the energy transition are shifting the risk landscape for investors at an unprecedented rate. To help investors in navigating this context, the Moody’s ESG Solutions Group, through its affiliate V.E, provides daily ESG controversy [...]
ILO publishes new paper on integrating international social standards into corporate strategies, based on Vigeo Eiris data
In addition to the commitments made by economic actors, corporate social responsibility is attracting increasing interest from researchers and public institutions worldwide. A key challenge is to understand how corporate compliance with international social and environmental standards translates into practice, and the extent to which the integration of governance principles and responsible conduct into companies’ [...]
« Green and Sustainable Finance Initiative »: Paris Europlace presents its 15 recommendations — a faire–
Realised by a collective work done by « Paris Green and Sustainable Finance Initiative » committee that gathers public, private, associative actors from the financial industry, this report highlights, as pointed out by Arnaud de Bresson, general delegate of Paris Europlace, « the acceleration of initiatives from Paris Marketplace to develop a green and sustainable [...]
The ISO 26000 standard on Organisations’ Social Responsibility provides a guidance to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Published in October 2016 the document helps to understand how social responsibility principles and their structured implementation contribute to achieving the SDGs adopted by the UN in 2015. The ISO 26000 standard, adopted in 2010, is targeted for companies and all organisations. Consulter le site un.org.
Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD) : une initiative importante - 10/05/2016
Le Corporate Reporting dialogue a pour but d’améliorer la cohérence, la matérialité et la comparabilité des standards et des référentiels de reporting des entreprises sur l’exercice de leurs responsabilités sociales au sens large.