Are Businesses and Fund Managers Missing the Point With Their Pushback on the Proposed SEC Climate Rule?

Corporate America is seeking to halt SEC climate rule Regulator’s proposal would force companies to disclose carbon emissions and climate change risks for the first time. The Business Roundtable, [...]

Will asset managers act further to deliver net zero and ESG claims?

Asoka Wöhrmann’s decision to step down as chief executive of DWS, following a police raid over claims investors had been misled on its environmental record, earlier this month demonstrates the risks [...]

As Crypto Crash Potentially Deepens, It is Time to Sign Up for Our Free AI-Augmented Digital Asset Daily Alerts Service

The overall market value of cryptocurrency assets has fallen from $3 trillion to less than $1 trillion, according to coinmarketcap.com, which tracks crypto prices. As of Sunday morning the company's [...]

Do the New ESG Standards Go Far Enough?

Interest and institutional investment in support of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) prioritization has exploded in recent years.

Recession Fears Linger But Many Analysts Do Not Believe an Inverted Bond Curve Yield is as Reliable a Signal as it Once Was

On Monday, March 28th shockwaves began to reverberate across the investment landscape as equity investors responded to the news that part of the US bond yield curve had inverted for the first time [...]

The Economic Cold War: Russia Risks Default

The war between Ukraine and Russia has created a major financial headache for banks and financial institutions operating in Russia. 

Municipal Bonds: Divesting Russian Investments

In the weeks since the onset of the Russia-Ukraine conflict several municipal bond issuers publicly stated they will divest from Russian investment funds.

Russian Sanctions Halt Local Auto Industry

Recent geopolitical unrest between Ukraine and Russia has exacerbated the increasingly prevalent Covid-19 related supply chain shortages, which can be seen in the automotive industry.

Putting the “G” in ESG: Clariant’s Accounting Issues Throw New Management

Corporate control and oversight can’t be taken for granted. Behind-the-scenes dealings like regulatory compliance, accounting, and general C-level accountability isn’t always newsworthy.