ESG

Oct 15, 2018

PasturesJulie Becker of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange talks about the role the exchange provider plays in bringing together various players in sustainable finance, including through a ‘window’ for socially responsible investment (SRI) funds.

Oct 15, 2018

Virtual_realityCalls for environmental, social and governance criteria to be injected into smart beta portfolios have prompted a growing number of ESG factor-based indices. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at their construction and hears how they generate enhanced returns and lower risk.

Oct 10, 2018

Amazon_PrimeSteven Heim of Boston Common Asset Management argues that working conditions for staff mean the online giant is a laggard when viewed through the lens of ESG.

Oct 02, 2018

ESGEvidence has emerged to challenge the idea that investing with a responsible edge will lead to lower investment returns.

Oct 01, 2018

ESG_investingPimco has launched a fund that invests in the corporate bonds of major issuers but which will also aim to have a “positive social impact”.

Sep 27, 2018

seedling_in_hands_410Dutch insurance company ASR has supported a BlackRock fixed income exchange-traded fund (ETF) with an undisclosed amount of seed capital.

Sep 20, 2018

Color_explosionCalls for environmental, social and governance criteria to be injected into smart beta portfolios have prompted a growing number of ESG factor-based indices. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at their construction and hears how they generate enhanced returns and lower risk.

Sep 19, 2018

RiskThe amount of insurance companies looking to increase risk exposure has shot upwards, with China A shares and private capital among the asset classes they want.

Sep 19, 2018

Romil_PatelEnvironmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are transitioning from being ‘nice to have’ to an integral part of the investment process.

Sep 19, 2018

Shouldering_EarthRomil Patel looks at modern sustainable investing and how it is attempting to reach a level of coverage beyond Europe.

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