ESG

Oct 04, 2017

SRIChicago-based Northern Trust Asset Management has launched two ethically responsible funds that will track MSCI’s Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Leaders indices.

Oct 02, 2017

ReportingAviva Investors has criticised sell-side analysts, saying their projections were often overly positive.

Sep 29, 2017

Green_investmentsLuxembourg has deepened its green bond credentials after agreeing climate finance initiatives with China.

Sep 29, 2017

Pension_protectionState Street has won a custody and fund administration mandate in the UK’s Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), where large asset pools are being created.

Sep 26, 2017

Wind_turbines_solar_panelsThe UK pensions regulator’s guidance that pension schemes take into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors where they are financially material received a boost from investment consultants.

Sep 25, 2017

Green_energyDeutsche Asset Management has expanded the role of one of its senior Benelux executives, Pieter Furnée, to also become global head of responsible investing.

Sep 07, 2017

As socially responsible investment rises up the agenda, our panel of experts discusses the state of the sector, the evolution of ESG standards and future trends.

Sep 07, 2017

PitfallsComplexity is one potential difficulty with alternative credit, a newer type of asset class that is more popular in a low-yield environment. Gabriella Kindert of NN Investment Partners discusses how investors can mitigate these risks.

Aug 22, 2017

Green bondsGreen bonds are emerging rapidly as a new category within fixed income.

Aug 16, 2017

Asian_chickensAn investor group including Dutch pension fund APG has warned that Asian factory farms risk contaminating the global food supply chain due to increasing usage of antibiotics.

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