ESG

Aug 15, 2019

Zurich-headquartered UBS Asset Management saw assets under management (AuM) in its socially responsible exchange-traded fund (ETF) surpass the €1 billion mark in July, in what the firm called a first for Europe.

Aug 08, 2019

ESGEvidence for poor responsible investment factors among companies, and a link to a higher risk of default in their corporate bonds, has been strengthened, academics claim.

Aug 08, 2019

UBS_branchUBS Asset Management has launched three sustainable equity and fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Aug 06, 2019

UniCredit_building_MilanUniCredit Bank has launched exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on eurozone indices that combine investment factors with responsible investing criteria.

Jul 30, 2019

ETF_promotingMany investors are seeking new sources of returns and this will boost smart beta and wider innovation among exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in bonds, a provider claimed.

Jul 25, 2019

Union-Bancaire-PriveeUnion Bancaire Privée (UBP) has added to its equity range with a long-term thematic strategy designed to give investors exposure to a concentrated portfolio centred on four key trends affecting society and the global economy.

Jul 25, 2019

Rating_starsApex Group has launched an in-house environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings and analytics service to evaluate the responsible investing standards of privately held global companies.

Jul 23, 2019

ESG bondsFranco-German fund manager Oddo BHF Asset Management said it had extended responsible investment criteria to a convertible bond fund and suggested this would lessen default risk.

Jul 23, 2019

US_stockBNP Paribas Asset Management has launched a multi-factor corporate bonds fund through its Parvest Luxembourg Sicav.

Jul 22, 2019

ESG_investingPressure to adopt environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria is increasing on pension schemes all the time but insurance companies seem much less likely to be in the conversation.

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