2023 ESG White Paper

Request our latest 2023 White Paper: The Unjust Transition

Investor Update publishes a comprehensive assessment of the challenges of achieving a fair and equitable transition.

The ‘Unjust Transition’ represents a material and often uncalculated risk of commercial, operational, reputational and legal disruption for the industry. This paper assembles the perspectives of more than 30 of the most influential entities from across the worlds of industry, investment, charities, and their advisors.
The combined work frames and informs the findings of the 100-page report by Andrew Archer and The Investor Update Advisory Team.

2022 ESG White Paper

Request our 2022 White Paper: Economies in Transition

Investor Update profiles and evaluates the global and national transition goals alongside the major regulatory developments from the EU, the UK and the US.

This paper assembles the perspectives of more than 50 of the most influential entities from five continents across the worlds of industry, regulation and finance.

2021 ESG White Paper

Request our 2021 White Paper on the current ESG landscape

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) concerns are increasingly prominent in shareholders’ minds but the market is saturated with differing views and opinions.

We have researched, analysed and summarised the latest issues, attitudes and trends across the entire ESG community to cut through the noise and enable you make better informed decisions on this important topic.

ESG Activism Landscape Research Paper

Request our Research Paper on the ESG Activism landscape

Industry is facing a sharp resurgence in Shareholder Activism globally with suboptimal ESG communicators the most vulnerable.

In this paper Andrew Archer of Investor Update speaks to some of the most influential players in this specialist industry, reflecting the scope, ambition and urgency with which they address the ESG Activism opportunity set.

ESG Reporting guide

A moving but business-critical feast

This guide outlines some of the key challenges in ESG reporting and reflects the current investor sentiment.

Topics discussed in this paper cover materiality, the newfound focus on the ‘social’ and ‘biodiversity’ factors, ESG metrics, developments in voluntary and mandatory reporting requirements, executive advocacy and communication channels.
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