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September 20th, 2021

Fiduciary Agreement Parties

The U.S. Supreme Court finds that there must be maximum trust between an attorney and a client – and that an attorney as an agent must act fairly, loyally, and faithfully in any representation and relationship with clients. The Fiduciary Duty in the Twenty-first Century programme, led by the United Nations Environment Programme`s financial initiative, the Principles for Responsible Investment and the Generation Foundation, aims to end the debate on whether fiduciary duty is a legitimate obstacle to the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into investment practices and decision-making. [5] This followed the publication of “Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century” in 2015, which concluded that “not considering all drivers of long-term investment value, including ESG issues, was a failure of fiduciary duty.” [96] Based on the general lack of legal clarity around the world on the link between sustainability and investor fiduciary duty, the programme cooperated and interviewed more than 400 policymakers and investors to raise awareness of the importance of ESG issues for investors` fiduciary duties. . . .

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