ESG

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”.

Feb 14, 2019

responsible investingStocks listed in the US and Europe that are considered controversial from a responsible investing standpoint underperformed their benchmarks in a period of study - but those in Asia outperformed.

Feb 05, 2019

Wind_turbines_solar_panelsNordea Asset Management has expanded its ESG fixed income offering with the launch of an emerging markets strategy.

Jan 31, 2019

ESG exchange-trade products (ETPs) listed globally gathered net inflows of US$679 million (€591 million) in December.

Jan 29, 2019

Jennifer Anderson and Nikita_SingalLazard Asset Management has appointed Jennifer Anderson and Nikita Singhal as co-heads of sustainable investment and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment.

Jan 28, 2019

wind_farmThe Investment Association, the UK’s trade body for the asset management industry, has launched the first industry-wide consultation on sustainable and responsible investment (SRI).

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