ESG

ShareSoc/UKSA Joint response to IFRS Foundation International Sustainability Standards Board Consultation

In a joint UKSA/ShareSoc response on 29 July 2022, we said We support the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board and wish to see it succeed in its mission of developing high-quality global standards for sustainability reporting by companies, which should lead to mitigate against the confusion of the complex web of sustainability standards that currently exists. In order to succeed as global standards, the IFRS Sustainability Standards need to be adopted by the local authorities of countries and regions ...

Portfolio Review 2021 – Mark Bentley

This article reflects the opinions of its author and not necessarily those of ShareSoc. Introduction Following on from my review in 2020, I have now conducted a similar exercise for 2021. See last year's article for an explanation of my investment objectives, strategy, "asset types" and investment accounts. 2021 was "a year of two halves" with my holdings roaring ahead in the first half and then a bit of a rollercoaster ride since September. These market gyrations are difficult psychologically but having lived through ...

Daily Mail, 15 Nov 2019, G4S should be ejected from FTSE 4 GOOD index

Cliff Weight, director at non-profit investor group Sharesoc, said: 'These are unbelievably serious allegations. It is clearly time for them [G4S] to come out of the FTSE 4 Good index.' See https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-7686711/G4S-blacklisted-Norway-human-rights-concerns.html