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.
With the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties over the next two weeks, we revisit our case study on the progress we have made over 2018-2019 in pursuit of climate-related engagement objectives, first published by the Principles for Responsible Investment in September this year.
NetEase published its inaugural ESG report in June 2020, covering material ESG topics including data privacy and protection, and GDPR compliance. EOS is pleased with its commitment to improve shareholder communication and continues to engage with the company on the wider ESG agenda.
HEINEKEN has improved the standard and transparency of its business conduct policies, increasing investor confidence. EOS continues to engage with the company on its accountability to its key values of integrity and fairness and on other ESG issues.
Takeda Pharmaceutical has significantly improved the transparency and accountability of its executive remuneration, aligning itself more closely to global peers. EOS has engaged it on this topic for the past 16 months to increase investor confidence in the company for the long term.