ESG Risk Research - Local communities power

How the ESG* analysts should think – Are weak local communities only quasi-stakeholders unless NGOs enter the stage?

How the ESG* analysts should think – Are weak local communities only a quasi-stakeholder? Unless NGOs enter the stage? Most companies talk warmly about local communities in their CSR reporting. For many it is in reality a tick box exercise and often consist of financing local initiatives; a sort of payment to be allowed to […]
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ESG reporting- How to take CO Scope 3 responsibility

ESG* Reporting – How to split the “responsibility” of CO2 emissions for those financing a company – A suggestion for the banks and asset managers

ESG* Reporting – How to split the “responsibility” of CO2 emissions for those financing a company – A suggestion for the banks and asset managers Most banks state that their biggest impact on the environment is through the financing they do of other companies. But they are not the only source of financing of the […]
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Corporates - Do not FAIL your sustainability reporting

ESG* Reporting – Dear Corporates – Do not FAIL your sustainability reporting

Dear Corporates – Do not FAIL your sustainability reporting I just had to write something about this. We’re in the middle of updating a lot of ESG research reports as companies now have for the most released their 2020 annual reports and sustainability reporting, etc. Common for them all is that we see an increase […]
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Renewable sector dilemmas

How ESG* analysts should think – Dilemmas in the renewable energy utility sector

How ESG* analysts should think – Dilemmas in the renewable energy utility sector We have just finished an ESG sector research report on the Norwegian hydroelectric power producers. The descriptive sector report with some of our conclusions can be found here: https://sustainax.docsend.com/view/4yht7yqepwbkymf5 There are a certain number of dilemmas that an ESG analyst stumble over […]
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