Dec 19, 2018

Fiona_Rintoul2018 has been a year of political shocks. Russia’s actions in Crimea. The murder of Saudia journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. The election of a populist government in Italy.

Dec 19, 2018

SRI investing powered to the top of asset management agendas in 2018. Jersey Finance research suggests the trajectory in 2019 will be just as steep.

Dec 19, 2018

Marios_TannousisImagine a future in which companies that act responsibly enjoy better long-term returns, fewer litigation risks and are rewarded with lower borrowing costs. That future may be here sooner than you think, thanks to the growing appetite for environmental, social, governance (ESG) funds.

Dec 12, 2018

Machine_learningParis-based investment manager Ossiam has launched what it claims is the first ESG exchange-traded fund (ETF) to use machine-learning techniques.

Nov 27, 2018

Wind_turbinesThe demand for socially responsible investments has drawn BNP Paribas and iShares into close competition in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) market, figures show.

Nov 22, 2018

ESG_investmentsResearch which presents a new way of comparing the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of countries’ economies has identified nations that are more likely to display sustainable economic leadership.

Nov 21, 2018

Robo-adviserLow-cost robo-adviser Nutmeg has started to provide environmental, social and governance (ESG) scores for its investment range and challenged the industry to do the same.

Nov 12, 2018

ESG investingCompanies with better social characteristics are earning investors on average 15 basis points (bps) more each month than those with poor or deteriorating social characteristics, research shows.

Oct 31, 2018

Regulatory_reportingAsset managers would resist a move by regulators in Europe to enforce socially responsible investment criteria through legislation, research indicates.

Oct 30, 2018

CO2State Street Global Advisors has launched a fund based on the MSCI World Select 5-Factor ESG Low-Carbon Target Index.