Apr 10, 2019

Factory_chimneysInvestors are being urged to take action in response to the impact on returns posed by climate change, as New York-based pensions and investment consultancy Mercer releases its latest report on the matter.

Apr 09, 2019

Sustainable_investingInvestors are increasing environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments in line with the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) framework, according to a study by BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPP SS).

Apr 09, 2019

Daniel_WildCredit Suisse has appointed Daniel Wild to the newly created role of global head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) in Zurich, taking a further step in developing its sustainable finance strategy.

Apr 08, 2019

Sustainable investmentsThe London-based ‘green’ fund house Impax Asset Management (Impax) has reported a strong start to 2019 with a 15% increase in assets under management (AUM) throughout the first quarter of the year.

Mar 25, 2019

ESG_investingBrunel Pension Partnership, the manager of a set of pooled assets for ten local authorities in the UK, has selected Robeco and Quoniam Asset Management to each run £200 million (€234 million) in a low volatility global equities portfolio.

Mar 20, 2019

Nick-FitzpatrickPension funds are under more regulatory pressure to act on ESG – particularly the climate change aspect – and their powerful advisers have a huge leadership role to play.

Mar 20, 2019

IcebergFor ESG to spread across the pensions industry, schemes must be led by their investment consultants, campaigners say. Nick Fitzpatrick gauges how seriously advice firms take the topic.

Mar 20, 2019

Racing_carFunds Europe and Style Analytics explored how investment factors can be used in performance analysis, helping asset owners chose managers, and helping asset managers demonstrate their value.

Mar 18, 2019

European_ParliamentThe increased costs for asset management firms from EU disclosure rules to do with responsible investing will come in part from the need of some firms to upgrade systems and make additional hires, Moody’s has said.

Mar 14, 2019

Nina_RothBMO Global Asset Management has announced a raft of additions to its responsible investment team as it seeks to meet increasing demand from the European market, the firm said.