Marine Biodiversity & Rising Investor focus – a Moody’s ESG Report

Rising investor focus on marine biodiversity will heighten scrutiny of companies’ governance and policy measures, new Moody's ESG Solutions report states. A healthy ocean benefits all stakeholders, but also sustains key industries that our economic and trade systems rely on. However, risks to ocean health and marine biodiversity are increasing, with regional and local regulation [...]

Bancamía’s Social Bond Framework SPO provided by V.E

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Bancamía's Social Bond Framework, which will help them continue their mission towards financial inclusion of small entrepreneurs. Their first Social debt issuance will provide small credits to vulnerable entrepreneurs in Colombia, and will be issued as a ‘Gender Bond’ financing microenterprises owned by women. We assigned [...]

Vigeo Eiris and The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) launch strategic partnership

  To this end, Vigeo Eiris will now provide information on the ESG performance of listed companies via the SETTRADE website (www.settrade.com). This information will be accessible from June 29th and will include: The overall ESG score (out of 100), Environment, Social and Governance scores (out of 100), The issuer's overall ranking relative to the [...]

Solactive releases market’s first index which orientates towards the FNG-Label with ESG provider imug | rating

To support investors, Solactive has teamed up with ESG provider imug | rating, using data from Vigeo Eiris (VE), to develop the Solactive VE imug Developed Markets ESG Quality Index. This index is a rules-based market-standard ESG solution, which orientates towards the FNG-Label of “Forum für Nachhaltige Geldanlagen,” the Sustainable Investment Forum (SIF) for Germany, [...]

Discover VE Datalab: Vigeo Eiris investors’ platform

Whether its screening, best in class, custom scoring, portfolio analysis, thematic investment, strategy development or academic research – VE DataLab has you covered Key benefits • Access our full offer of Sustainability Research: Carbon & Energy Transition, Physical Impacts, SDGs, Controversy Screening and more • Generate bespoke research files, • Manipulate data to generate bespoke [...]

2019-11-06T09:53:12+01:00Uncategorized|

Important: The French government published its National Action Plan for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights

In 2011, the European Commission had asked each Member State to define an Action Plan to implement the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights. Through the work of an inter-ministerial group, the French Action Plan is based on the 2013 CNCDH’s recommendations (National Advisory Commission on Human Rights) and on the works done by [...]

2019-07-02T01:21:26+02:00Uncategorized|

Investors can be catalysts in transition to sustainable biofuels

The 'EIRIS imug Biofuels Report', produced by EIRIS and imug (EIRIS’ global network partner in Germany), introduces different types of biofuels and shares EIRIS’ insights into key environmental and social risks and opportunities, future developments and findings from EIRIS’ research. The briefing explains the uncertain policy framework for food crop based biofuels as global concerns [...]

2019-07-02T01:26:17+02:00Uncategorized|

FRR chooses EIRIS for ESG research

EIRIS’ Convention Watch and EIRIS’ Global Controversial Weapons Watch research are the key services in this research offering. Both research products are available to investors via EIRIS’ Global Platform, an innovative new research platform, developed from EIRIS’ 30 years of experience in the field of responsible investment and sustainability research. Marion de Marcillac, Head of [...]

2016-12-12T12:52:09+01:00Uncategorized|

EIRIS interviews reveal stock exchanges’ leadership on sustainability issues

Key findings The report ‘Sustainability Initiatives: Insights from Stock Exchanges into Motivations and Challenges‘identifies stock exchanges’ key motivations for developing sustainability initiatives, including: to improve the ESG performance of companies listed on their exchanges, to encourage and to help investors engage with companies on sustainability issues, to identify themselves in the marketplace as committed to [...]

2019-07-02T01:27:13+02:00Uncategorized|
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