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May 23, 2019

sustainability regulationsThe European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has set up a network of regulators focused on sustainability, appointing Ana María Martínez-Pina Garcia as its chair for two years.

May 23, 2019

ETF_promotingThe Investment Association (IA), the trade body for the funds industry in the UK, has given the green light for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to join its sectors.

May 23, 2019

multi-index offeringLondon-based Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched two sustainable investment funds aimed at investors seeking to diversify across asset classes whilst incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.

May 23, 2019

Sustainable investingEurope is leading the way in sustainable, responsible, and impact investment funds, accounting for more than 85% of the SRI sector in the first quarter of the year which saw $26 billion (€23.3 billion) in inflows worldwide.

May 23, 2019

Bales_of_plasticUrgent action is required to reduce plastic pollution, says Dutch fund manager Robeco in response to the UK government’s announcement to limit single use plastic items set to come into force in 2020.

May 22, 2019

S&P Dow Jones IndicesS&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched a global environmental, social and governance (ESG) index series. The indices follow eligibility criteria on companies’ business activity, ESG scores, and the UN Global Compact.

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