Chuka Umunna explains why asset managers need to engage companies and why relying on ratings is a risk in itself.
‘I’ve started a new chapter and I don’t want to go back’ – Chuka Umunna on Edelman, ESG, purpose and politics
Chuka talks to PR Week about his new leadership role at Edelman, the impact of COVID-19, racism, and why he’s done with politics.
It is nonsense to claim that stakeholder capitalism delivers inadequate returns.
Who should determine whether ESG factors are integrated into corporate decision-making? Should it solely be a company’s choice, or are the views of fund managers paramount?
Former MP and frontbencher says ‘a different model for capitalism’ is needed
Systemic racism is an ESG (environmental, social and governance) issue but the ESG investment community has failed to properly address it.
Ensuring environmental, social and governance factors ("ESG") are properly integrated into corporate decision making is what I'm putting my energies into.
Chuka will be working with the leaderships of all three companies to help build value in the long term for investors and shareholders.
Businesses face more scrutiny following the pandemic – and populist politicians trying to screw them over
Business needs to act to ensure that in a post coronavirus world a regulated, social market economy delivers the goods for more people. So CEOs need to become more vocal and activist in addressing ESG concerns, not less.
Can businesses throw environmental, social and governance concerns (ESG) overboard when normality returns?
Business shouldn't junk the new found fervour for ESG in the pursuit of short term profit as soon as normality returns. Here's why.
Both morally and financially, the UK can't afford to miss out on becoming a leading force in the fight against the climate crisis.
Failing to recognise business must serve all stakeholders, as well as shareholders, is a bigger risk in the long term. Just ask Boeing
Gone are the days of ignoring flaws in the current model. It will be a challenge, but pushing the stakeholder agenda forward isn’t just wise – it’s a necessity