A third-party service that engages investee companies on ESG issues on behalf of shareholder clients.
CDP, originally named Carbon Disclosure Project, is an independent non-profit organisation providing large databases of environmental data on companies. The most well-known database offers insights into carbon emissions and strategies of companies. Apart from carbon data, CDP also provides data on water, forest products, supply chains and more. www.cdp.net
The "Thun Group of Banks" is an informal group of bank representatives that have been discussing the meaning of the "Guiding Principles for the implementation of the United Nations 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework on Business and Human Rights" ("Guiding Principles") in regards to universal banks and how they could be applied in relation to
This occurs when an organisation’s net carbon emissions is equal to zero. The process requires measuring total CO2 emissions, taking active steps to reduce emissions where the company can, and then purchasing CO2-certificates to offset CO2 emissions that cannot be eliminated from a company's operations. The CO2-certificates contribute to financing projects reducing CO2-emissions (i.e. by
This refers to investors addressing concerns of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues by voting on such topics or engaging corporate managers and boards of directors on them. Active ownership is utilized to address business strategy and decisions made by the corporation in an effort to reduce risk and enhance sustainable long-term shareholder value.
A briefing note provided by KPMG on ESG and Investor Relations. This briefing document is primarily targeted at Investor Relations (IR) teams to help them successfully target ESG messaging to current and prospective investors. View the briefing note. Learn about this issue and more at Ireland's Climate Finance Week, November 2019.
A briefing note provided by Arthur Cox on Sustainable Loans and Green Bonds. View the briefing note. Learn about this issue and more at Ireland's Climate Finance Week, November 2019.
Commissioned by SIF Ireland and supported by Irish Life and Sustainability Skillnet, Ireland’s first Responsible Investment State of Play Report was launched on the opening day of Climate Week Ireland 2018 by Stephen Nolan, CEO of Sustainable Nation Ireland, and Terence O’Rourke, Chairman of SIF Ireland. View the report. The second Responsible Investment State of
The Roadmap is the culmination of extensive consultation with regulators, investors, policymakers and attorneys across Ireland. It makes a series of recommendations to enable the market-wide adoption of ESG integration. View the roadmap.