Global Survey: Injection of ESG Builds Corporate Value

Author: Dan Healy, Managing Director, Strategy Consulting & Research dan.healy@fticonsulting.com An FTI Consulting survey of global institutional investors managing more than a sum of US$8.4 trillion in assets confirms the rising value of corporate Environmental, Social and Governance principles in their investment strategies. When the concept of environmental, social and governance (ESG) first appeared as…

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May-Day: FTI’s Political Research across the UK

Research undertaken with 1,012 respondents – representative of UK adult general population. Online research conducted on 16th November 2018 (3pm to 5pm) Top 10 highlights:     #1 – 62% of the UK want a 2nd referendum on Brexit. Previous ‘Leave’ voters are less enthusiastic, 58% don’t #2 – If there was a 2nd referendum, 53%…

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The $90 trillion ESG injection: Panel Event – 31st October 2018 – FTI Consulting, London

On 31st October 2018 FTI Consulting is holding a Lunchtime Panel event: The $90 trillion ESG injection”. Primarily targeted at listed companies, the panel will offer insight on ESG trends and how to effectively report on these activities to have a positive impact on value. Representing almost US$90 trillion of AUM, the PRI’s blueprint for responsible…

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Revealing the True Cost of Financial Crime

Financial crime is multi-faceted, multi-national and very often invisible, making it hard to identify, measure and combat, however its impact is felt in many ways. Commissioned by Thomson Reuters, FTI Consulting conducted research with 2,300 senior executives in large companies across 19 countries to reveal the true magnitude and cost of the challenge.  THE SCALE…

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Donald Trump – Report Card: ‘A’ star in the US, ‘D’ globally

Investor confidence in Trump’s first year has been met and exceeded in some key areas in the US, but there is work to do globally. Comparisons between research carried out in January 2018 with around 100 Global Institutional Investors* and a similar survey undertaken in early 2017 show that while US investors continue to support President Trump, global…

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Finding Value in Non-Financial Reporting

The EU’s Non-Financial Reporting Directive requires around 6,000 large European companies to report annually on their sustainability performance. With the new Non-Financial Reporting (NFR) Directive, the European Union is setting a precedent for the introduction of legislation as the means to accelerate the shift from the ‘old’ notion of CSR towards a more holistic, forward-looking…

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Global Survey: Politics as Unusual for Institutional Investors

Investors have long been well aware of the known risks in doing business in emerging markets. From unstable governments to political corruption to regulatory inconsistencies, getting return on investment in developing nations can be a bumpy road. But increasingly, a sense of uncertainty about the developed world almost akin to doing business in developing nations…

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Investment outlook positive as Africa engages with reforms. FTI Consulting’s Annual Research on Africa

                  The outlook for investment activity across Africa is looking very promising, particularly in Eastern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa – and the outlook has improved significantly for North Africa, according to a new survey of informed opinion leaders on Africa by FTI. The outlook for investment activity…

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