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Stewardship

  • 05/02/2020
    Centrica case study
    Andy Jones
    Reflecting our engagement requests, Centrica has set ambitious targets for the reduction of the emissions of its customers, which comprise over 90% of the emissions associated with its business, together with a commitment to set a pathway to net-zero emissions by 2050, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
  • 16/01/2020
    Eliminating gender bias: how to improve corporate diversity
    Christine Chow
    How does gender bias manifest itself in the business environment?
  • 09/01/2020
    Shareholder engagement and its effects on target companies
    Michael Viehs
    The award-winning study ‘ESG shareholder engagement and downside risk’, which uses engagement data from Hermes EOS, reveals that companies that are successfully engaged by EOS exhibit a lower risk profile, particularly when environmental issues are tackled.
  • 06/12/2019
    The false dichotomy in climate risk
    Nicholas Spooner
    Climate risk is often characterised as physical risk or transitional risk - terminology popularised by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
  • 02/12/2019
    Facilitating collaborative engagement on climate change
    Hermes EOS has actively engaged with some of the world’s largest emitters of greenhouse gasses, asking for development of more sustainable long-term business models, reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and improved governance and disclosure.
  • 28/11/2019
    Tencent
    Christine Chow
    In August 2019, Tencent appointed its first female director following Hermes EOS engaging with the company on gender equality. We believe that by encouraging change at Tencent, there will be a multiplier effect on other technology companies, both in China and globally.