How Can Successful Stewardship be Meaningfully Reported?
On 3 March, Helen Pradas-Page convened a roundtable centred around the new UK Stewardship Code 2020; which is key to how investment can bring about a more sustainable future to benefit the economy and wider society. The event was attended by leading figures from across the capital market ecosystem; asset owners, investment consultants, asset managers, civil society leaders and regulators. Our whitepaper summarising the discussion is available here.
Remote Recruitment Series
Acre have been conducting a series of interviews to learn more about how our clients have found the virtual recruitment process during the current climate. We spoke with Francis Sullivan, Board Member for ResponsibleSteel, who has been part of the process to recruit their new CEO. To watch the full interview, please read more.
Buying Our Way Into Trouble – Is Procurement Keeping Pace In The Modern World?
Acre's Tom Townsend, Senior Consultant | EMEA, spent time with two leading procurement experts, talking through different areas – he wanted to find out whether procurement is tackling these issues well and whether there was a more fundamental problem with how teams are focused on competing priorities. In order to get a balanced perspective, he spoke with Dave Howson, Procurement Risk & Sustainability Director at Coty and Angus McIntosh, former Chief Procurement Officer at Beiersdorf.
What We're Learning: Navigating a Pandemic Through the Lens of an HSE Leader
Over the course of April, Acre convened a number of virtual round-tables to discuss business continuity and effective Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) leadership during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Acre support London CIV in Strengthening Senior Management Function with Key Head of Responsible Investment Appointment
Our banking and finance team are proud to have partnered with London CIV, who today announced the appointment of Jacqueline Jackson as their Head of Responsible Investment.
The new role will focus on LCIV’s sustainable and long-term contribution to responsible investing and the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) influences.
The CR and Sustainability Market Survey is now closed!
The 2020 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Market Survey, undertaken by Acre, Carnstone and Flag, has been developed to provide a comprehensive insight into the salaries & benefits, responsibilities and backgrounds of people working in the CRS sector.
Our aim is for the results to divulge details on diversity, budgets and team sizes as well as drawing comparisons across the previous surveys.