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Past articles by Bérengère:

Why bonuses tied to ESG could leave a ‘sour taste’ in the City

More City workers are seeing their pay tied to ESG metrics, but deciding on the right system is fraught with challenges → Read More

Eurazeo’s first female CEO Virginie Morgon on why she’s pulling ‘all the levers’ on ESG

One of the most senior women in private equity caps a busy first four years at the helm of Eurazeo → Read More

Why retail investors piling into AGMs could turn into a ‘nightmare’ for companies

Hybrid AGMs, which emerged during lockdown, mean it is now easier for retail investors to participate → Read More

City workers moving jobs see 22% salary bump as competition for talent intensifies

The 'Great Resignation' is in full swing as vacancies spike across financial services → Read More

Schroders links staff pay to sustainability goals

Managers and analysts will be able to choose objectives from six core themes as the fund house looks to make ESG filter through to remuneration → Read More

This startup wants to do for activist investing what GameStop did for stocks

Tulipshare touts itself as the world’s first activist investment platform, 'collectivising' retail investors and extending voting rights to fractional shares → Read More

Bank of England to probe City’s crypto exposure, CEOs told to watch risks

The BoE wants firms to disclose their current and future crypto plans → Read More

‘Salomon sister’ Anne Clarke Wolff: Inclusivity will matter when ‘a trader loses $500k’ because they can’t keep a diverse team

‘Whether it’s appropriate or inappropriate, what works on Wall Street are very clear incentives and penalties’ → Read More

Linklaters relocates some Russia staff to London and Dubai

The law firm's move echoes consulting giant McKinsey's evacuation of staff to Kazakhstan → Read More

FN25: Alison Rose, the ‘phenomenal’ first female leader of a big four bank

Financial News's anniversary celebrations continue with a look at how Alison Rose became the first female to take charge at a major UK bank → Read More

HSBC to publish ‘climate transition plan’ in 2023

HSBC’s announcement comes as pressure grows on the financial services sector to cut fossil fuel financing → Read More

Ukraine war ‘bankrupts’ ESG case, says BlackRock’s former sustainable investing boss

ESG is in a state of flux. Oil and defence stocks are spiking. Debates rage about whether arming Ukraine is a green-friendly act. Even Elon Musk, the billionaire electric vehicle evangelist, called for ramped up energy output. The Ukraine crisis “highlights all kinds of inconsistencies that bankrupt a lot of the underlying theses” behind ESG, Tariq Fancy, former sustainable investing CIO of… → Read More

Credit Suisse’s record on climate change slammed by €2tn investor group

Eleven institutional investors including Amundi and the city of Zurich's pension fund call on the Swiss bank to go further on climate change → Read More

More than 60 of Europe’s greenest funds lumbered with Russian investments

Leading asset managers are facing questions over their ESG funds' exposures to Russia → Read More

Why this Ex-Goldman banker pivoted his startup from sports to racial inequality

Nii Cleland said corporate statements put out in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 'felt a bit rushed' → Read More

Women directors at FTSE firms paid two-thirds less than men

Gender pay gap persists as experts fear impact of pandemic on progress → Read More

ESG’s newest frontier emerges as heavyweight investors back health ventures

When it comes to ESG, investors have been laser focused on climate, but health has been pushed to the forefront during the pandemic → Read More

PwC’s new AM head Albertha Charles on finance’s ‘uncomfortable and avoided’ diversity problem

Younger investors are holding more sway, and fund houses need to keep up, Charles says → Read More

ESG flows drop as EU regulator warns of possible green bubble

Concerns over possible green asset overvaluation persist at Esma, as leading UK investment platform reports a drop off in ESG interest → Read More

Schroders gave me Fridays off — here’s what it’s like for me, my wife and my boss

‘What would he say? Would it affect my career prospects?’ → Read More