April / 04.2019

    • General meetings
    • Executive remuneration

    At the Annual General Meeting to be held on 26 April 2019, Ethos recommends to oppose all proposals related to the remuneration of the board of directors and the executive management of Credit Suisse. The proposed increase in the executive management’s variable remuneration is excessive in light of the ban…

March / 03.2019

February / 02.2019

January / 01.2019

    • Responsible investment

    At the beginning of each year, Larry Fink, the chairman and CEO of the world’s biggest asset manager sends a well-publicized letter to the CEOs of its investee companies stressing the importance of ESG factors such as climate change for investors. However, according to research by the 50/50 Climate Project…

December / 12.2018

    • Sustainable development
    • Dialogue

    The Ethos Foundation has joined the Shareholders for Change engagement network, which provides a collective engagement platform that allows smaller institutional investors dedicated to socially responsible investment to increase the impact of their engagement activities with European companies.

September / 09.2018

    • Corporate Governance
    • Dialogue

    Ethos publishes an Engagement Paper that summarizes its five expectations regarding corporate tax responsibility of listed companies. Following recent cases of aggressive tax optimization practices of certain companies, institutional investors consider these practices to be major financial and reputational…

    • Sustainable development

    Ethos is pursuing its efforts to combat climate change by supporting "The Investor Agenda" endorsed by 392 global investors at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), which is being held from 12 to 14 September 2018 in San Francisco.

    • Sustainable development
    • Responsible investment

    The evaluation of Ethos’s activity report covering the year 2017 to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is now available. As every year, the result of the assessment in which 1462 organizations participated places Ethos among the world leaders in sustainable finance with scores well above the m…