AllianceBernstein is making its mark as a founding member of Columbia University's new Columbia Climate School.
The SEC is preparing recommendations for updating disclosure rules on how companies are managing climate risk and human capital.
Institutional investors with $5.35 trillion in assets are calling on the Biden administration to get tougher about methane emissions.
Legislation that would end carried interest for investment managers was introduced by a group of Senate Democrats.
OPTrust said it is emphasizing allocating capital to investment opportunities that include both sustainability and innovation.
A group of institutional investors with a collective $5.8 trillion in assets is pushing companies to do better regarding human rights.
The CFA Institute is taking a closer look at special purpose acquisition companies to see what changes might be needed in three key areas.
General Electric shareholders resoundingly approved a resolution calling for the company to report how it will achieve net-zero emissions.
Institutional investors are encouraged that new SEC Chairman Gary Gensler has a track record of getting controversial things done.
President Biden called for higher rates for the highest income earners, and ending carried interest and lower tax rates for capital gains.
The three largest U.S. pension funds are backing a bid by hedge fund firm Engine No. 1 to replace board directors at Exxon Mobil.
Moody's expects pressure to rise on major producers and users of hydrocarbons as they adjust strategies to implement transition plans.
Private equity investors are taking concrete steps to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, according to an industry association.
A PRI report shows pension funds and other asset owners are increasingly interested in beneficiaries' preferences on ESG issues.
Climate envoy John Kerry said the Biden Administration will probably join with Europe in mandating climate risk disclosures.
Investors are pushing to have ESG issues highlighted by the COVID-19 crisis linked to executive compensation.
House and Senate Democrats introduced the latest version of a bill that would require public companies to disclose climate-related risks.
Hester Peirce said the SEC should facilitate creative thinking to address ESG issues, not require firms to disclose standard ESG metrics.
Investors keen on checking how companies are fulfilling commitments on diversity, equity and inclusion can now track their progress.
Apple became the first major U.S. publicly traded company to support mandatory climate change disclosure rules from the SEC.
The SEC is seeing unsubstantiated and "potentially misleading" statements and questionable processes from those offering ESG products.
An SEC official warned that creating SPACs and taking them public is "not a free pass" to avoid federal securities laws.
Sen. Sherrod Brown is demanding answers from Credit Suisse and other banks on their activities related to failed asset manager Archegos.
The SEC has backed New York State Common Retirement Fund's bid to have Amazon.com conduct an independent racial-equity audit.