'Always check the label': ESG funds not as green as they seem

investing.com By Juliette Portala - One in seven funds branded as sustainable has a carbon emissions intensity higher than the average across all investment funds, and no climate-labelled fund has a portfolio fully aligned with...

'Always check the label': ESG funds not as green as they seem

reuters.com One in seven funds branded as sustainable has a carbon emissions intensity higher than the average across all investment funds, and no climate-labelled fund has a portfolio fully aligned with the Paris Agreement's...

Bluewashing Joins Greenwashing As The New Corporate Whitewashing

forbes.com While leaders of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) offices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs deal with criticisms from politicians and certain investors on the right, they are also faced...

BlackRock reshapes top team to boost firepower against critics

ft.com World’s largest asset manager has come under fire for its stakes in large companies and its ESG strategy

The global elite have forgotten Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

vox.com Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh on October 24, 2017.  | Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images Four years later, the Saudi crown prince...

Ernst & Young Wants to Be 'The Best on Earth at Ethereum' Says Firm's Blockchain Lead

decrypt.co Ernst & Young was one of the earliest adopters in the traditional finance world. In 2015, EY formed a blockchain division to pursue work on public blockchains. Initially, it worked with private blockchains too, but...

Ditch the legacy automakers?

reddit.com 2023 will bring new pollution numbers that might reveal some very concerning aspects. Some automakers are worse at polluting than oil companies. Do the ESG criteria matter to you? Is this something that might make...

What is ESG? Is it a scam? No, it's not

reddit.com Many people are misguided by their expectations and do not do proper research before hopping into an ESG fund. There are quite a few companies who rank ESG scores (Refinitiv, ISS, MSCI, to name a few) The term "ESG"...

One of BlackRock's most senior executives said transitioning to a low-carbon economy is key to growing its alts business. This belief comes as the money manager faces heavy scrutiny over its ESG stance

businessinsider.com The asset manager manages some $35 billion in private-equity client assets under its alternatives business. Now, BlackRock is seeking new ways to finance a transition to a low-carbon economy.

Can low ESG mean higher returns?

reddit.com Can low ESG mean higher returns? I don't give a fuck about sustainability or ethics! I just want to get free of landlords fucking me all the time! When I invest every pence I can spare on not eating or paying for...

HP CEO pushes back on ESG backlash: 'Having a positive impact creates a lot of clout'

fortune.com HP attributes its sustainable policies for employee enthusiasm and profitability.

There's an ESG backlash inside the executive ranks at top corporations

cnbc.com Only 25% of CFOs surveyed by CNBC say they support the Securities and Exchange Commission's climate disclosure proposal. Texas and Florida to ban pension funds from investing based on ESG factors. In public, U.S....

There's an ESG backlash inside the executive ranks at top corporations

cnbc.com A CNBC survey of chief financial officers finds low support for an SEC climate rule, while many CFOs approve pushback against ESG in states like Florida, Texas.

There's an ESG backlash inside the executive ranks at top corporations

cnbc.com Only 25% of CFOs surveyed by CNBC say they support the Securities and Exchange Commission's climate disclosure proposal. Texas and Florida to ban pension funds from investing based on ESG factors. In public, U.S....

Can Larry Fink survive the ESG culture wars?

economist.com Between BlackRock and a hard place