ESG

The Financial Assault, Part 5: Divestment Writ Large

We’ve written about how environmental activists have launched an aggressive multifaceted campaign attacking the financial services companies that the oil and natural gas industries depend on to stay in business. They have targeted bank financing, insurance industry investments, and financial...

/ March 16, 2017

The Financial Assault, Part 3: The DOL encourages fund managers to trade portfolio value for political activism

In a stunning display of political gamesmanship, the US Labor Department issued an “interpretive bulletin” last week that “encouraged financial advisers to take a more active and vocal role in evaluating companies on their social and environmental positions, including climate...

/ January 3, 2017