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.
A majority of Phillips 66 shareholders approved a resolution calling for emission-reduction targets, but a similar bid at BP failed.
A group of 14 institutional investment consulting firms joined forces to promote and improve sustainable investment practices in the U.S.
Legislation that would end carried interest for investment managers was introduced by a group of Senate Democrats.
Former Carlyle Group executive Glenn Youngkin won the Republican nomination for governor of Virginia.
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.
Pension fund executives Barbara Zvan and Kim Thomassin were among 26 champions lauded for their efforts to get Canada to 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.
Climate activists targeted BlackRock for not voting against energy company directors they say aren't doing enough to stem global warming.
Alex Oh was appointed director of enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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.
CalPERS, CDPQ and Federated Hermes are putting pressure on Berkshire Hathaway's board to make it clear how it is managing climate risks.
BlackRock plans to undergo a review of how its diversity, equity and inclusion policies impact stakeholders.
A report finds most U.S. financial regulators lag their global peers when it comes to addressing the systemic risks of climate change.
Chevron shareholders will be able to vote on proposals calling for emission reductions, after the SEC said Chevron couldn't exclude them.
Institutional investors have a road map for voting against directors of companies that have not done enough to address climate change.
Shareholders' rights to pursue securities fraud class actions based on corporate misstatements were the focus of Supreme Court arguments.
The Securities and Exchange Commission denied a bid by U.S. stock exchanges to stay its new rule on market data infrastructure.
The assets represented by the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative tripled in recent months and make up more than a third of AUM globally.