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Quarterly News Update

1 October 2019

Responsible Investment News – Quarter 3 2019

 

We have selected the following news stories from the third quarter of 2019, which have a climate change focus following the UN Climate Action Summit in September.

 

Please click on the titles of the news stories which are active links.

 

Climate Emergency Briefing:

Preparations for the climate crisis will save trillions, commission finds via Climate Home

Leaders have yet to grasp the enormity of the climate task via Financial Times

At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box via UN News

B Lab UK and B Corps share Climate Emergency Declaration Playbook - how to declare a Climate Emergency via Medium

Business as Usual Will Not Save the Planet via Harvard Business Review

Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns via New Yorker

Indonesian skies glow blood red from forest fires and toxic haze via Telegraph

 

A Banking Contradiction:

'Everybody wins in the long term': 130 banks worth $47tr to align with Paris Agreement via Business Green

Money to Burn. Who is bankrolling rainforest destruction? via Global Witness

 

Responsible Investment:

The Greta Effect: Surge in eco-awareness driving 'most significant' period of ESG in-flows via Investment Week

Sustainable funds more likely to be top performers, study shows via FTFM

Big US sustainable funds fail to support ESG shareholder proposals via Financial Times

 

Social:

'Irresponsible' firms exposing children to gambling, study finds via Guardian

UK bosses earn 117 times average worker despite pay cut via BBC

 

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