ESG

Apr 12, 2021

sfdr_dataThe successful implementation of the newly-enforced Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) in the EU comes with many challenges – one being lack of data.

Apr 08, 2021

sharia_investingThe past couple of years have seen a number of Islamic funds integrating ESG criteria. For Funds Europe’s April issue, Tanya Ashreena reported on how the worlds of sustainable and Sharia investing are converging, and to what extent the trend may continue.

Apr 08, 2021

low_carbon_investingAxa Investment Managers has launched its first low-carbon fund targeting US high yield and integrating ESG (environmental, social, and governance) criteria.

Apr 08, 2021

climate_changeA recent study by the Rainforest Action Network claims that in the five years since the Paris Agreement, the world’s biggest banks – including the likes of BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan – have financed fossil fuels to the tune of $3.8 trillion (€3.2 trillion).

Apr 08, 2021

equity_investingUK investors added record levels of capital to equity funds in March as they bet on the post-Covid economic recovery, according to the latest data from funds transaction network Calastone.

Apr 07, 2021

Nick_FitzpatrickThe SFDR is an EU regulation that aims to eradicate any form of greenwashing in ESG funds. Now that it has been delivered, data availability is crucial for SFDR to work.

Apr 07, 2021

Fiona_RintoulIt’s getting harder not to be green. This is nowhere more apparent than the bond markets. Late to the party, bonds are greening so fast you can almost see them changing tinge.

Apr 07, 2021

Green_City_of_LondonThe EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation has been widely welcomed by the industry, but its implementation remains challenged. Alex Rolandi reports.

Apr 07, 2021

Muslim_investorsHow are the worlds of Sharia and sustainable investing converging –and to what extent can this trend continue? Tanya Ashreena reports.

Apr 06, 2021

european_investorsDespite recent moves to improve EU cross-border shareholders’ rights, increasing evidence suggests that engagement barriers remain between countries, according to European non-governmental organisation Better Finance. 

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