Our stewardship work in 2020 will of course be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to pursue our priorities, sensitive to the exceptional circumstances that companies find themselves in. Our Viewpoint ‘ESG Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic’ sets out our initial views on how the ESG agenda will be affected, and sets some principles for how companies should respond in areas including treatment of staff.
1 “Executive Summary”, Third International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Greenhouse Gas Study 2014, IMO, http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/ PollutionPrevention/AirPollution/Documents/Third%20Greenhouse%20Gas%20 Study/GHG3%20Executive%20Summary%20and%20Report.pdf
2 Same as above
3 “People, land and climate in a warming world”, IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land 2019, IPCC, https://www.ipcc.ch/srccl/chapter/summary-forpolicymakers/