Feb 04, 2020

ESGIndex provider MSCI is collaborating with analytics firm IHS Markit to broaden the reach of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating and research data.

Feb 03, 2020

Nick-FitzpatrickPeople have become used to asset managers claiming ESG principles run through their “entire” investment process – and this year shows mounting pressure for that process to extend to securities lending.

Feb 03, 2020

Head_in_the_sandBeneficial owners will have to ensure their securities lending programmes do not conflict with their wider ESG approach to investing, Lynn Strongin Dodds is told.

Jan 30, 2020

Zurich-based RobecoSAM has launched a strategy that seeks to take advantage of the “paradigm shift” toward a ‘circular economy’, wherein resources are used and recycled for as long as possible in a bid to minimise waste.

Jan 30, 2020

Church_in_EnglandThe Church of England Pension Fund has invested £600 million (€709 million) in the “first global index” that bridges passive investments with companies making headway on climate issues.

Jan 30, 2020

Nora_O'MahonyBMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has hired Nora O’Mahony as head of product for Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea).


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