ESG

Higher hedge fund activity and dwindling ‘greenium’ expected for sovereign bond markets

Sovereign bond issuers are concerned that demand for new issues in 2024 will fall primarily due to central banks reducing their buying – although...

80% foresee fewer investment options due to ESG requirements, study shows

A study on investment management professionals in various sectors, including Life Insurers, London Markets (re)insurers, and investment managers, has revealed mounting worries about greenwashing...

Fidelity secures RBS loan for climate fund

UK commercial bank RBS International has agreed a US$200 million credit line with Fidelity International to support the latter’s inaugural European real estate climate...

ESG regulation unfairly burdening smaller firms – BVI

Smaller fund providers are being disproportionately burdened by the regulation of sustainable funds, according to the German funds association. The regulations are also driving demand...

London Pensions Fund Authority publishes net zero progress report

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA), a a defined benefit local government pension scheme fund, has shared its progress report on achieving net zero...

Mirova aims for €200mn in its social impact private equity strategy

Mirova has launched a strategy to support the growth of unlisted European companies that contribute to the "transition towards a better society". The fund, Mirova...

Hot property locations

London and Paris top Europe's real estate demand, while Rome faces challenges. As heat got anything to do with it? Piyasi Mitra reports. London topped...

Interview: Closing the infrastructure gap and driving climate transition

ImpactA Global intends to use private debt solutions to tackle problems in emerging markets following an injection from Legal & General Capital. Piyasi...

LPFA sets out new responsible investment policy

The London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA), which has £7.7 billion of assets under management, said it would increase monitoring and engagement activity around specific...

ESG – flash in the pan, or here to stay?

ESG in real estate is here to stay. Fund managers, investors and landlords know there's no hiding from it, says Lawrie Cunningham, director, and...

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