ESG

Sep 22, 2022

HSBC coalIn a significant policy initiative, HSBC Asset Management announced to phase out coal-fired power and thermal coal mining from its listings. 

Sep 20, 2022

ESG ALFIAsset managers are facing unprecedented and unexpected challenges. This was the message from a panel discussion on day one of ALFI’s Global Distribution Conference in Luxembourg.

Sep 20, 2022

BiodiversityFidelity International has launched an Article 8 fund to tap into the “megatrend” of biodiversity.

Sep 20, 2022

ALFI LameschThe funds industry must transform itself to meet the evolving needs of all generations, including younger generations and societies in general, was the rallying call of Corinne Lamesch, chairperson, Association of Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), during her welcome address on day one of ALFI’s Global Distribution Conference in Luxembourg.

Sep 16, 2022

DigitalisationDigitalisation is likely to grow even more rapidly over the coming years Kavitha Ramachandran, head of business development & client management (Continental Europe) at Maitland, examines the possible catalysts for Digitalisation within the context of a rapidly changing global investing and market environment. An article for professional investors only.

Sep 15, 2022

Standardised dataChallenges related to data collection, validation and distribution show why a digital solution is paramount, writes Paul Bureau, head of business development & client service at Manaos.

Sep 15, 2022

GreenwashingGreenwashing can be defined as behaviour or activities that make people believe that a company is doing more to protect the environment than it really is. Alexis Scheidecker, ESG2 products specialist at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), explains why the investment industry needs to tackle greenwashing head-on and offer investors more sophisticated tools.

Sep 15, 2022

ETFSGas and nuclear’s inclusion in the EU’s green taxonomy offers opportunities to energy companies and to the ETFs funding them – but difficult decisions may lie ahead for ETF promoters. Benjamin David reports.

Sep 13, 2022

Healthcare fundsEuropean investors have turned to “significantly attractive” opportunities within the healthcare space due to global demographic shifts, according to research by BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Sep 13, 2022

Energy Impact PartnersVenture capital firm Energy Impact Partners (EIP) is to expand into Europe with the launch of the European Fund, targeting mission-driven companies advancing the net zero carbon economy.

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