Below is a regularly updated selection of insights and interesting content on the very broad subject of ESG.

To start the introduction, is a selection of videos put together by the 'Financial Times'; there is some overlap in the six videos but collectively they offer a perspective of what ESG means and its ever increasing importance when it comes to investing.

<p>Below is a regularly updated selection of insights and interesting content on the very broad subject of ESG.</p>

<p>To start the introduction, is a selection of videos put together by the 'Financial Times'; there is some overlap in the six videos but collectively they offer a perspective of what ESG means and its ever increasing importance when it comes to investing.</p>

What business leaders can do about biodiversity

The corporate world’s net-zero trend

Welcome to the era of the activist accountant

Engagement - the new form of shareholder governance

Adding social issues to the corporate balance sheet Moral Money

ESG may sound like a PR spin, but you can’t dismiss it

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Video - Sustainable Investing Requires a Sustainable Approach

Sustainable investing is not new to Platinum – it’s simply what we do. While wind turbines and solar companies may be popular thematics in the ESG space today, just because they are beneficiaries of growth and...

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Video - Investing for Net Zero

Wind and solar are not the only way to reach net zero emissions. As investors, we can find many different companies on the journey to net zero. Jodie Bannan delves into one such company, which might surprise you. UPM-Kymmene...

Video - ESG and mining is set to be one of the big stories over the next decade

 Investment specialist Douglas Isles sits down with resources and industrials analyst Liam Farlow to discuss the role that mining and metals will play in the decarbonisation of the world.

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Investing for a Better Tomorrow

The world economy emits around 50 billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent greenhouse gases (GHGs) every year, of which 36 billion tonnes is derived from the burning of fossil fuels.[1] It is now widely accepted the increasing amount of GHGs in the atmosphere is warming our...

Why ‘Negative Screens’ are Bad ESG

In what has been cast as a win for the ESG movement, in August 2021, BHP announced it was selling its petroleum assets (to Woodside Petroleum). While we recognise that, from an economic viewpoint, this transaction makes sense for BHP, we are at something of a loss to understand how it is a...

The Journey to Net Zero

If we want to live up to the admirable ambition from both corporations and governments of achieving the target of net zero carbon emissions, we have a long way to go, and we need to get a move on.