Vigeo Eiris (V.E.) is a global leader in ESG assessments, analysing organisation’s integration of social, environmental and governance factors into their strategies and management, with a focus on responsible investment.
Their report on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and its affect on investment practices, has come out recently.
The report concludes that the entry into force of the TPNW raises new risks for investors with ties to the nuclear weapons industry. It states that although the nine nuclear states haven’t yet signed, it still has the potential to create ‘compliance and reputational risks for investors’ who continue to involve themselves with nuclear weapons.