ESG

Wealth managers ill-equipped for rising ESG and climate focus

Despite rising client interest in sustainable investments, many wealth managers and financial advisors lack the necessary systems to manage these concerns effectively, according to...

FundForum Spotlight 2024

IMPower FundForum takes place from 24-26 June in Monaco this year. Ahead of the event, we spoke to some of the participants about various...

Just 40% of high emitting firms disclose impacts of decarbonisation actions

Only 40% of high emitting companies disclose and quantify the impacts of their decarbonisation actions, a study has found. The research from sustainability tech firm...

Pimfa calls for delay to implementation of SDR rules

Pimfa, the trade association for wealth management, investment services and the financial advice and planning industry, has called on the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority...

BlackRock launches five climate transition ETFs

BlackRock has launched five iShares MSCI Climate Transition Aware Ucits ETFs providing investors access to companies leading in the transition to a low carbon...

Candriam launches equity water fund

Asset manager Candriam has launched the Candriam Sustainable Equity Water Fund investing in companies aiming to reduce pressures on water resources through clean and...

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...

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