Danske Bank: Enkeltsager ikke et etisk problem hos toppen

Både CEO og bestyrelsesformand i Danske Bank benytter samme velkendte kommunikationsgreb, som Nordea gjorde i Panama Paper-skandalen. Den endte med, at Nordea paradoksalt både erkendte brud på etiske retningslinjer, men frikendte sig selv for uetisk adfærd. Er Danske Bank i gang med at tilrettelægge samme konklusion i hvidvaskningssagen? Læs mere

Stigende udledning af drivhusgasser i 2016

For første gang i ni år steg udslippet af drivhusgasser i 2016. Udslippet fra alle danske økonomiske aktiviteter, der bidrager til BNP, steg 4,1 pct. i 2016 i forhold til året før.Læs mere

Evidence is mounting that bonds that finance environmental projects perform better than conventional ones, HSBC Holdings Plc said in a report. The U.K.’s largest bank said green bonds are trading closer to benchmarks than regular debt issued by the same entity, particularly in developed markets. This may be due to demand for the securities pushing investors to pay steeper prices for green bonds in the secondary market.Læs mere

The race to embrace ESG ratings

Major investment firms are snapping up environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and ratings companies at a rapid clip — three hookups within just the past year. What do sustainability officers and financial officers need to know? Last month, investment research firm Morningstar took a 40 percent stake in in ESG company SustainalyticsLæs mere