ESG

Jul 18, 2019

Our expert panel considers the strength of appetite for private-markets investment and hears the driver for it goes beyond solvency rule changes. ESG implementation and ETF usage are also discussed.

Jul 18, 2019

Asia_ice_creamCompared to other institutional investors, how diligently are insurance companies incorporating ESG factors into their portfolios? It’s complicated, writes Fiona Rintoul.

Jul 18, 2019

Tanguy Van de WerveEurope’s asset management sector is central to its economic life and fundamental to maintaining its strength and competitiveness.

Jul 16, 2019

AcquisitionAsset management consultant MJ Hudson has acquired Amsterdam-based Spring Associates Responsible Investment Service – an environmental, social and governance (ESG) consultancy and reporting firm.

Jul 16, 2019

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has appointed Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) to manage the $500 million Asia ESG Enhanced Credit Managed Portfolio.

Jul 15, 2019

Electric_car_parking_spaceGermany’s DWS Group has extended its socially responsible investment range with the launch of a corporate bond product that sets exclusion criteria for “controversial” companies.

Jul 11, 2019

MSCI  ESG ratingMSCI, the index provider, has created an environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating system for 32,000 equity and fixed income funds.

Jul 10, 2019

Francois_de_BruinUK-based Aviva Investors has set up a multi-asset fund aimed at delivering long-term sustainable income for people planning their retirement.

Jul 10, 2019

ChinaSovereign investors are increasingly looking to China, with nearly three times as many planning to raise exposure in emerging markets rather than Europe.

Jun 26, 2019

Risk_optionsAvoiding environmental, social and governance (ESG) tail risks helps generate alpha over a full market cycle – more so than tilting a portfolio towards top ESG ratings – and active management is crucial to the process.

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