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.”
Most people think it is right that savers take responsibility to protect from pension scams.
More than 100,000 savers face being landed with huge tax bills following tiny uplifts to their pension, a Freedom of Information (FOI) reply has revealed.
On balance the asset class is well-positioned for 2019, according to Eaton Vance