ESG Institutions, Glossary

ESG Institutions

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There are currently 3 relevant ESG institutions in this directory beginning with the letter E.
Engagement Clearinghouse
Platform offered by the Principles for Responsible Investments (PRI) for institutional investors and asset managers to collaborate on engagement activities with investee companies. An investor posts planned engagement activities and seeks other investors to co-sign letters or actively contribute to engagement activities. Accessible for PRI signatories only. [Source: Swiss Sustainable Finance]

Engagement Overlay Service
A third-party service that engages investee companies on ESG issues on behalf of shareholder clients. [Source: Swiss Sustainable Finance]

Eurosif
Eurosif is the European association whose mission is to promote sustainability through European financial markets. It works as a partnership of several Europe-based national Sustainable Investment Forums (SIFs).  Eurosif engages in a range of promotional activities such as public events or discussion fora, both with the industry and policy- makers. [Source: Swiss Sustainable Finance]

Sources:

  1. Allianz Global Investors, ESG Glossary, Retrieved: September 12,2020
  2. First Affirmative Financial Network, Glossary of Responsible Investing Terms, Retrieved: September 12,2020
  3. Global Affairs Associates, ESG Glossary, Retrieved: September 12,2020
  4. Invesco Ltd., Glossary: Understanding ESG jargon, Retrieved: September 12,2020
  5. Nuveen, LLC., Glossary: Responsible investing, Retrieved: September 12,2020
  6. Schroders Investment Management North America Inc., Understanding sustainable investment and ESG investment terms, Retrieved: September 12,2020
  7. Stanford Graduate School of Business, Corporate Governance Research Initiative, Retrieved: September 12,2020
  8. Swiss Sustainable Finance, Glossary, Retrieved: September 12,2020

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