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Only 8% Indian firms have ESG-related compensation policy: Refinitiv

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2020

Though Indian companies’ average transparency rating at 29 per cent is higher than the 26 per cent for the Refinitiv ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance) universe, only 8 per...

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Subject Tags: ESG , India

Defining green activities – What the new EU rules mean for India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2020

Climate change is one the defining issues of our generation. New studies show that global warming needs to be limited to 1.5°C (rather than 2°C) compared to pre-industrial levels, to avoid the worst effects of climate change. Achieving that objective requires trillions of...

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India's renewable energy sector to attract $10 billion investments annually: BoA

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

India's renewable energy sector could become a prime destination for global investors with a potential to attract $10 billion (Rs 71,550 crore) of annual investments, Bank of America’s global head of energy and renewable business said. The government's target of generating...

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Most Indian banks fail on policies of climate change'

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

Most Indian banks fail on policies of environment and human rights and this inaction leaves the Indian banking sector vulnerable to investment risks arising due to climate emergencies, according to the first edition of Fair Finance Guide India scorecard. The scorecard, that...

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Governance frameworks emphasize on board diversity, digitisation and sustainable development

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

The Institute of Directors (IOD) hosted the Corporate Governance Summit at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India on 14th September 2019 under the theme” Emerging trends in Corporate Governance”. Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank received the professional excellence award...

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Mutual fund houses are coming up with 'ESG' schemes

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

Mutual fund houses seem to be fascinated by the concept of ESG, short for environment, social and governance. After ESG schemes from Quantum Mutual Fund and SBI Mutual Fund, it is the turn of Kotak Mutual Fund and ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund. Both the fund houses have filed...

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‘WBCSD Leadership Program Meet’ in India to understand the relationship between sustainability and good business

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

The World Business Council is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. Its member companies come from...

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Climate Action Offers An Exciting $6 Trillion Business Opportunity

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019

Jawahar Vadivelu, the Outgoing President...

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Ex-Tata executives start fund to spur change at Indian companies

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019

at Indian companies, in a rare attempt to influence management in a country where shareholder activism has largely failed to take hold. ...

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'Increasing maturity': PwC poll highlights growth of ESG and sustainable investing

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2019

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and sustainable development ambitions are becoming increasingly important priorities for investors, according to the results of a global PwC survey which points to signs of "increasing maturity" in the responsible investment...

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