How do investors assess companies for ESG?

With more companies than ever stating their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials, how do institutional investors assess investee companies for ESG factors? What are they really interested in? How do they sort the material ESG initiatives from the greenwashing?...

7th May 2020

Tavistock IR: investor relations and going virtual during the Covid-19 pandemic

The latest in our investor relations series looks at the extraordinary trading volumes since lockdown, and 'going virtual' in the middle of a reporting and AGM season. In times of crisis it can be tempting to batten down the hatches....

23rd Apr 2020

My first week at Tavistock… And Coronavirus

Well, what a first week at Tavistock. Definitely a week I will never forget! I joined the TMT team at Tavistock on the 16 March 2020 and I can tell you, when people refer to this “uncertain time”, I understand....

16th Apr 2020

Communicating in a low oil price environment

When the oil price crashes as it has this year, it is often tempting for oil and gas companies to batten down the hatches and withdraw into themselves in order to weather the storm, coming out the other side when...

7th Apr 2020

Tavistock through CV-19

As many of our clients and friends will know, Tavistock was founded three decades ago. During this time, our partners and staff have operated through some astonishing economic shocks that have redefined financial markets and economies, bringing us valuable insight....

26th Mar 2020

Breakfast with the Financial Times “Behind the scenes of its award winning FT Investigations”

With thanks to the FT’s Paul Murphy who together with Tavistock’s David Cracknell, hosted a highly interesting breakfast discussing the FT Investigations desk and the increasing profile of short sellers in Europe. Paul is the FT’s Investigations Editor and co-founder...

25th Feb 2020

Trusting Bernard to deliver BP’s zero carbon future

BP’s new Chief Executive, Bernard Looney, set out his vision to reduce the Company’s carbon footprint to zero by 2050 heralding a new era for the company that pumped 2.7 billion barrels of oil and gas per day last year....

14th Feb 2020

Day Two

Some slow starts to the day today as the first official night of networking events took place on Monday. Speaking of which, thank you to all those that were able to attend our own event at the new venue yesterday...

4th Feb 2020

Day one

The picturesque Silo Hotel on the waterfront, with its beautiful rooftop views, played host to Tavistock’s first event of the week, which we held with Peel Hunt. About 30 women, involved in various parts of the mining sector, attended the...

3rd Feb 2020

Cape Town Calling

So, here we are again, Africa’s mining fraternity heads down to Cape Town for its annual road trip including ‘site’ seeing, important face-to-face meetings, panel discussions, networking and sentiment gauging on what the year ahead may hold for this important...

31st Jan 2020