ESG

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.

Mar 13, 2019

Scottish_flagScottish Borders Council Pension Fund has become the first UK local authority pension fund to invest in Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s (MSIM) Global Sustain Strategy.

Mar 07, 2019

Archie_BeechingNew York-based investment house Muzinich & Co has appointed Archie Beeching to the newly-created role of director of responsible investing.

Mar 05, 2019

Rating_starsColumbia Threadneedle Investments has developed a ratings system to score companies on responsible investment criteria, claiming that third-party sources of these ratings are “widely divergent”.

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