ECO comment: The EU announces its biggest regulatory move against what it defines as “anti-trust” or anti-competitive behaviour from mega tech companies like Apple and Google. In our Q4 2019 research spotlight we discussed the trouble with ESG-aligned strategies that have a bias towards technology exposure. Find it in the Research section of our website.
ECO comment: The regulation would require public companies to disclose their direct greenhouse gas emissions and have them verified by a third party. Commissioners voted to release the proposal for public comment.
ECO comment: Following Covid-19 shareholders’ increased awareness of ESG-related issues means rising expectations of boards.