ESG & responsible investing

Barclays, Citi, Santander among banks yet to “fully embed” ESG practices

Barclays, Citi, Santander among banks yet to “fully embed” ESG practices

Thirty banks including Barclays, BBVA, Citi, Credit Suisse, Santander and UBS, were assessed on how they have integrated ESG factors into their commercial practices, and none were judged to be ‘outstanding’, according to a new benchmark report by audit, accounting, and consulting firm Mazars. 

Impact Investing

Impact investing bears fruit as measures of performance improve, finds GIIN

Impact investing bears fruit as measures of performance improve, finds GIIN

Intentions are translating into real results for impact investors, with 99 per cent of the almost 300 investors who responded to the most comprehensive survey of the market to date saying that they have met or exceeded their impact performance goals, and 88 per cent meeting or exceeding their financial expectations.