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EOS Stewardship

  • 10/09/2019
    How to move corporate purpose forward
    Tim Youmans
    Hermes EOS welcomes the breakthrough by 181 CEO members of the US Business Roundtable (BRT) who last week signed a Statement of Purpose endorsing a stakeholder-inclusive purpose for corporations.
  • 25/04/2019
    Investors’ expectations on responsible artificial intelligence and data governance
    Christine Chow
    Just over one year on from the launch of Climate Action 100+ at the One Planet Summit in Paris, what have investors achieved?
  • 27/02/2019
    Life on a plastic planet
    Lisa Lange
    Just over one year on from the launch of Climate Action 100+ at the One Planet Summit in Paris, what have investors achieved?
  • 19/02/2019
    Drowning in plastic
    Lisa Lange
    Just over one year on from the launch of Climate Action 100+ at the One Planet Summit in Paris, what have investors achieved?
  • 29/01/2019
    Taking action on climate change
    Nicholas Spooner
    Just over one year on from the launch of Climate Action 100+ at the One Planet Summit in Paris, what have investors achieved?
  • 27/06/2018
    Full cycle: investing for a circular economy
    Emma Berntman
    A flood of recent media coverage has highlighted how society’s addiction to plastics is pushing the environment to the limit. But behind the demonisation of plastic itself lies the need for a paradigm shift in the way we produce and consume goods – one in which we can participate as investors as well as consumers. Despite the recent media focus on plastic as an environmental issue, its popularity as a raw material continues to rise. Half of the total amount of synthetic plastic resins and fibres ever manufactured have been produced in the past 13 years[footnote]1“Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made,” by by Geyer, R; Janbeck, J R, Law, K L. Published in Science Advances, July 2017.1“Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made,” by by Geyer, R; Janbeck, J R, Law, K L. Published in Science Advances, July 2017.[/footnote], and experts estimate that production will increase by a further 40% over the next decade; according to the American Chemistry Council, $186bn has been invested in new plastics manufacturing facilities in the US alone since 2010[footnote]“180bn-investment-in-plastic-factories-feeds-global-packaging-binge,” by Matthew Taylor. Published in The Guardian on 26 December 2017