Global Matters


FTSE Russell launches FTSE 100 ESG index

FTSE Russell’s ESG ratings and data model uses over 300 indicators across 14 themes, based on publicly available data, with eligible stocks given an ESG rating ranging from 0 to 5, with 5 being the highest rating. Constituents are weighted

How social entrepreneurs made an impact at Davos 2019

 Over 3,000 leaders, including more than 50 heads of state, last month descended on the mountain town of Davos for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2019, under the theme Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of

How much is nature worth? US$125 trillion

Between 1970 and 2014, there has been a 60% fall in the numbers of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Plummeting wildlife populations have become a stark reminder that the planet and its resources are under tremendous pressure. The importance