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.
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.
Ping An has made substantial progress on managing climate change and disclosing its approach to AI governance. This case study explores how Hermes EOS has engaged with the company on these topics since 2017.