UK - British mining and utility firms have improved their management of biodiversity-related risks, a new report shows.
The report – a culmination of Insight Investment’s biodiversity and extractives programme – assessed companies under four main groups: governance structures, policy and strategy, management and implementation, and assurance and reporting.
Investor responsibility director Kerry ten Kate said: “Building shareholder and natural value are not mutually exclusive and are in fact interdependent.
If extractive and utility companies do not follow the highest standards with respect to biodiversity, we fear there will be long-term risks to revenues.”
Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been ordered to pay a total of £87,000 in fines and court costs after he was found guilty of failing to provide The Pensions Regulator (TPR) with information.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has said it while believes in the benefits of consolidating defined benefit (DB) schemes, there are significant issues to overcome.
There is just one week left to register to enter the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2018.
Nearly a third (32%) of employers believe new technologies, such as augmented and virtual reality, will play a part in benefits communications, latest research from Aon Employee Benefits reveals.