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Simon Jessop

HSBC to face shareholder heat on fossil fuels in AGM vote

Jan 10 2021

LONDON Major HSBC shareholders are calling on Europe's biggest bank to toughen its commitment to cut lending linked to fossil fuels and to turn its climate "ambitions" into targets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks, oil lead risk rally on U.S. stimulus hopes

Dec 29 2020

LONDON, Dec 29 Global shares rose for the fourth straight day on Tuesday and oil followed suit as hopes of fresh U.S. stimulus teed up a strong end to the year for riskier assets and had the dollar eyeing two-and-a-half-year lows.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks, oil lead risk rally on U.S. stimulus hopes

Dec 29 2020

LONDON, Dec 29 Global shares rose for the fourth straight day on Tuesday and oil followed suit as hopes of fresh U.S. stimulus teed up a strong end to the year for riskier assets and had the dollar eyeing two-and-a-half-year lows.

Global stocks, oil lead risk rally on U.S. stimulus hopes

Dec 29 2020

LONDON/TOKYO Global shares rose for the fourth straight day on Tuesday and oil followed suit as hopes of fresh U.S. stimulus teed up a strong end to the year for riskier assets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks, oil lead risk rally on U.S. stimulus hopes

Dec 29 2020

LONDON/TOKYO, Dec 29 Global shares rose for the fourth straight day on Tuesday and oil followed suit as hopes of fresh U.S. stimulus teed up a strong end to the year for riskier assets.

Putting the green in greenback? ESG investors target corporate accounts

Dec 18 2020

LONDON Five years ago, many investors and executives would have politely told Jill Atkins to buzz off.

Europe's banks have a way to go on sustainability - BlackRock study

Dec 14 2020

LONDON/BRUSSELS Europe's banks are not integrating climate change and other sustainability concerns into their risk management systems as quickly as regulators expect, a study by BlackRock for the European Union showed on Monday.

UK local government pension group seeks mandatory climate votes

Dec 11 2020

LONDON A leading British local government pension group on Thursday said regulators should require companies to give investors an annual vote on the board's plans to cut carbon emissions.

Asset manager group aims for carbon neutral investments by 2050

Dec 11 2020

LONDON A group of 30 asset managers with more than $9 trillion under management launched the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative on Friday to help clients ensure their portfolios are carbon neutral by 2050.

Exclusive: Goldman escalates diversity push at portfolio companies; activists want more

Dec 10 2020

BOSTON/LONDON Goldman Sachs Group's asset-management arm will pressure U.S. companies to appoint more women and members of under-represented groups to their boards, an executive said, but will stop short of setting specific numerical targets for racial and ethnic diversity as some activists urge.

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