ESG

Institutional investors advocate for improved ocean-related ESG data

BNP Paribas Asset Management, Federated Hermes Limited, Mirova, Robeco, and Storebrand Asset Management have issued a joint statement calling on ESG data providers to...

ESG survey reveals companies remain keen to engage

Despite speculation and allegations of greenwashing or ESG fatigue among investment companies, most firms remain keen to improve their sustainability efforts, according to a...

Green bond issuance in emerging markets up by 34% in 2023

Green bond issuances in emerging markets and developing economies surged by 34% in 2023, reaching $135 billion, according to European asset manager Amundi's data. The...

ABN AMRO and Boston Common AM launch ESG emerging markets fund

ABN AMRO Investment Solutions, the asset management company of ABN AMRO bank, has launched an emerging markets ESG equities fund for European investors. The BN...

UBS launches ETC accessing EU emissions market

UBS Asset Management has launched the UBS European Physical Carbon Exchange Traded Commodity (ETC), offering exposure to the EU's emissions allowances market. According to the...

Abrdn forms executive sustainability committee

UK-based investment manager Abrdn has established an executive sustainability committee in a move to bolster its sustainability initiatives. The new committee will unify sustainable leads...

Impax hit by £2.7bn outflows as investors move to ‘risk-off’ stance

London-based green investment firm Impax Asset Management was hit by net outflows of £2.7bn in the six months to the end of March. The figure...

FCA’s SDR package expected to face implementation challenges, report finds

Firms implementing the Sustainability Disclosure Requirements of the UK financial regulator will face challenges including product governance challenges and tight timelines for compliance with...

The readiness is all: preparing for the UK’s Sustainable Disclosure Requirements

As asset managers prepare to comply with the UK’s SDR, Funds Europe talks to Rob Wathan from BNP Paribas’ Securities Services business and Benoit...

EU ESG fund reclassifications likely delayed until 2025, data shows

EU ESG fund reclassification is expected to stall until 2025 after halving since its Q1 2023 peak, as the June elections delay any overhaul...

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Innovative US companies are providing some of the solutions to the climate crisis and transition to a more sustainable economy. We see potential opportunities in areas including renewable energy and…
FIND OUT MORE
This white paper outlines key challenges impeding the growth of private markets and explores how technological innovation can provide solutions to unlock access to private market funds for a growing…
DOWNLOAD NOW

LATEST SURVEY

Visit our dedicated Ireland channel for all the latest news and analysis on the country's investment industry.
READ MORE