Jun 06, 2019

Chinese_dragonAustralia-based First State Investments is expanding into the Chinese market with the launch of a Ucits fund offering investors exposure to companies in mainland China through securities listed on the country’s stock exchange.

Jun 04, 2019

ESG, sustainable investingA number of influential fund selectors consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) principals to be aligned with better performance – albeit the evidence is not conclusive, they say.

May 23, 2019

Sustainable investingEurope is leading the way in sustainable, responsible, and impact investment funds, accounting for more than 85% of the SRI sector in the first quarter of the year which saw $26 billion (€23.3 billion) in inflows worldwide.

May 22, 2019

S&P Dow Jones IndicesS&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched a global environmental, social and governance (ESG) index series. The indices follow eligibility criteria on companies’ business activity, ESG scores, and the UN Global Compact.

May 22, 2019

sustainable investing, ESGUS fund giant Franklin Templeton has joined the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s (SASB) Investor Advisory Group, a group made up of asset owners and managers which aims to improve sustainability-related disclosures to investors.

May 20, 2019

Helene_WinchPremier Asset Management has appointed Helene Winch to the newly-created position of head of responsible investing.

May 16, 2019

ESGEnvironmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies are becoming increasingly popular among all types of investors, from individual to institutions, a report has found.

May 15, 2019

green target income fundFranklin Templeton has launched a fixed maturity green income fund aimed at addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues such as CO2 emissions and water scarcity.

May 15, 2019

Sustainable_investing, ESGAllianceBernstein has broadened its sustainable fund range with the launch of two funds focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

May 14, 2019

ESG investingThe UK branch of the CFA Institute has launched a new qualification in ESG investing which will be the first formal qualification of its kind in the UK market.