ESG

Jan 15, 2020

ESGFewer than one in ten professional fund buyers believe environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria are key factors when selecting funds, according to a study.

Jan 14, 2020

sustainable investingBlackRock has pledged to put sustainability at the heart of its investment process following a number of reports claiming that the fund giant and other firms have so far been lagging in the field.

Jan 14, 2020

Ana_HarrisOver the years Ana Harris of SSGA has seen environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing wax and wane. Now a key feature of today’s investment landscape, the managing director of the $2.9 trillion investment giant tells Romil Patel why measuring beyond pure performance is imperative for full-scale impact.

Jan 07, 2020

Climate_changeYves Perrier, the CEO of Europe’s largest asset manager Amundi, says Europe needs a “common, shared view” on energy policy as part of an energy transition.

Jan 06, 2020

ShareholdersTraditional active fund managers are increasingly using shareholder activism to try and increase returns and protect investments.

Jan 06, 2020

Global ESGNorway is the world’s most sustainable country in terms of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, according to a report by RobecoSAM.

Dec 19, 2019

Niamh_WhooleyGoldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has appointed Niamh Whooley – Pimco’s former environmental, social and governance (ESG) head – to its fixed income team.

Dec 18, 2019

Green_bondsMirabaud Asset Management is to merge two global convertible bond funds following the convergence of their investment processes, which focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration.

Dec 18, 2019

Yves_PerrierYves Perrier, the CEO of Europe’s largest asset manager, sees climate change in his own back yard. He talks to Nick Fitzpatrick about ESG, diversity and his plans to compete with BlackRock’s tech platform.

Dec 18, 2019

PetalsElizabeth Pfeuti finds certain investment factors could be boosted if ESG criteria were added to them – but that limiting stock selection by mixing ESG in with smart beta could heighten risks.

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