The Materiality of Social, Environmental and Corporate Governance Issues to Equity Pricing

24 June, 2004 | New York, USA UN Global Compact The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit was hosted by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to mark the fourth anniversary of the creation of the Compact. The UN Global Compact is a set of voluntary principles, launched in 2000, for business covering environmental, human rights and labour issues. A tenth principle on corruption was added at the Summit. At the Summit, UNEP FI and a group of 12 fund managers from the UNEP FI Asset Management Working Group launched a new report, “The Materiality of Social, Environmental and Corporate Governance Issues to Equity Pricing(PDF: 1.1 MB), which calls on investors, government and business leaders to embed environmental, social, and governance best practice at the heart of our markets.

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Complete Brokerage House Analyst Reports

Report Sector Country Focus
Beyond the Numbers: Corporate Governance – Implication for Investors (PDF: 687 KB)
Deutsche Bank Global Equity Research
Multiple Global
The Global Environment and Socially Responsible Investment Environmental Technologies Fuelling Zones of Growth (PDF: 524 KB)
Nikko Citigroup
Power Technologies, Chemicals, Consumer Electronics, Pharmaceuticals Japan
Introducing the Goldman Sachs Energy Environmental and Social Index (PDF: 3 MB)
Goldman Sachs Global Energy Research
Oil and Gas Global
Pharmaceuticals (PDF: 286 KB)
ABN AMRO Equities UK
Pharmaceuticals Global
Insurance and Sustainability: Playing with Fire (PDF: 2 MB)
West LB Equity Research
Insurance EU
CSR in the Non Life Insurance Sector (PDF: 211 KB)
Nomura Japanese Equity Markets
Insurance Japan
European Utilities II (PDF: 1.5 MB)
Utilities EU
European Emissions Trading Scheme – Bonanza or Bust? (PDF: 1.6 MB)
Utilities EU
Utilities: Emission Trading – Carbon Derby Part II: And They’re Off (PDF: 1.6 MB)
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
Utilities EU
Transport: Aviation Emissions: Another Cost to Bear (PDF: 1.1 MB)
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
Aviation UK and EU
No Evidence to Link Share Ratings with Good Corporate Citizenship…Yet (PDF: 403 KB)
Deutsche Bank Securities South Africa
Apparel South Africa