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Private equity can further ESG progress

2 June 2022 - “The lack of common standards for measuring ESG progress may be one factor inhibiting fund managers from offering ESG funds, as well as limiting their ability to effectively evaluate investment performance for both ESG and financial results. Research from FCLT Global - a nonprofit focusing on long-term value creation research and tools - shows that there are over 600 ESG frameworks that companies use to report nonfinancial performance and demonstrate long-term value creation.”

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Why the world is approaching an inflection point on climate investing

31 May 2022 - The world is approaching an inflection point on climate investing, says the Asia-Pacific chair of one of the world’s largest asset managers, with developments on standardised data and appropriate incentives that are speeding the pace towards net-zero emissions.

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Another Davos is done. What did we learn?

27 May 2022 - Indeed, money needs to move much faster into decarbonizing the hardest-to-clean-up industries, from aviation to steel, while also supporting new, green technology. For some realist climate investors that may mean investing more in industrials, increasing the carbon footprint of their portfolios in the short term. Sarah Keohane Williamson, CEO of Focusing Capital on the Long Term, suggests the tradeoff is worth it. “Do you want a green portfolio or a green planet?” she asked.

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Elon Musk Says Twitter’s Board Owns Almost No Stock. How It Compares to Tesla and Others.

20 April 2022 - Some research has shown that companies whose board members own relatively more stock outperform those whose directors have less of a stake in the business. That conclusion certainly makes objective sense: A greater financial incentive should translate to more effort put in by a board member to make their company successful, assuming they are qualified and capable of serving in the role.

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Why the SEC is right to make climate risk disclosure mandatory

30 March 2022 - To direct private capital to address the complex and daunting challenges of the energy transition, climate risk disclosure needs to be standardised, mandatory and regulated in the same way as financial reporting to ensure it is timely, accurate, complete and verified.

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For 40 Years, Allocators Didn’t Need Alternatives to Succeed. That Era Is Over.

25 March 2022 - The CAIA Association has created a new framework for investors in alternatives to reflect the reality of changing market dynamics.

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Bloomberg Markets – 2 March 2022

2 March 2022 - Sarah Keohane Williamson joins Bloomberg Markets: The Close to cover the impact of current events on investments and discuss key takeaways from FCLT Summit 2022

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Even Milton Friedman would agree: Stakeholder capitalism pays off

1 February 2022 - In a "Letter to CEOs" earlier this month, Larry Fink affirms what many business leaders have been eager to hear for some time — stakeholder capitalism pays off.

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Multi-stakeholder approach yields higher returns, finds new study

19 January 2022 - Companies that fail to take a multi-stakeholder approach are missing out on far higher potential returns, according to a new study from FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit research organization, and the ESG Analytics Lab at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Here’s What Companies Can Return When They Don’t Just Focus on Shareholders

18 January 2022 - Companies that make decisions based on the effect on local communities or the labor force may suffer in the short term — but they’re better performers in the long run.

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FCLTGlobal: Climate risk visible in all transactions

15 December 2021 - A recent webinar hosted by FCLTGlobal, the not-for profit that aims to focus capital on the long-term to support a sustainable economy, urged investors to allocate more to emerging markets to solve the climate emergency and consider climate risk in every transaction.

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How the Pandemic Changed the Terms of Investment

7 December 2021 - Long- and short-term expectations aren’t what they used to be, from corporate decisions to the fidgets in equities. And you’ll need to rethink sovereign wealth funds.

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