ESG

Transition finance hindered by knowledge gaps and alignment issues, research shows

A report published by the CFA Institute Research and Policy Centre has highlighted the challenges implicit in transition finance as a mechanism for the...

Cornwall pension scheme invests in firm’s energy transition fund

An energy transition fund targeting £500 million has gained £40 million from a UK local authority pension scheme. Cornwall Pension Fund has committed to investing...

Europe’s ESG struggles revealed in Broadridge’s top fund brands study

The latest edition of Broadridge’s Fund Brand 50 annual research study has revealed the world’s best-performing third-party asset management brands. As per the research, European...

Luxembourg remains leader in cross-border funds

Despite ongoing macroeconomic and geopolitical volatility, Luxembourg has maintained its status as the world’s leading destination for cross-border funds. This is the main finding of...

Study uncovers difference in public vs private climate funds

Research shows that climate funds have boomed in the last four years in both private and public capital. However, there are clear differences in terms...

Greenhushing impacting private markets’ ESG activity

Some asset managers are retreating from their public ESG commitments due to so-called ‘greenhushing’ suggests a report into ESG investing in private markets. The report,...

Institutional investors target energy transition sector

There is a “huge appetite” for exposure to the energy transition market among institutional investors, suggests a recently published study. The fourth annual EQuilibirum Global...

Aviva Investors bolsters responsible investment team

Three new appointees have been added to the real assets responsible investment team at UK asset manager Aviva Investors. Phillipa Grant has been named as...

BNP Paribas launches first active net zero fund

French asset manager BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has launched its first active equity fund focused on the transition to net zero. The BNP...

Can the Inflation Reduction Act withstand election year politics?

A Republican win could threaten the clean energy-supporting Inflation Reduction Act. But fully undoing it would be complex and some Republicans even see the...

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Luxembourg is one of the world’s premiere centres for cross-border distribution of investment funds. Read our special regional coverage, coinciding with the annual ALFI European Asset Management Conference.
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