ESG

Jul 28, 2021

Patrick ThomsonPatrick Thomson, JP Morgan Asset Management’s regional chief executive, tells Funds Europe about his military service, industry consolidation and the importance of ESG.

Jul 28, 2021

ESGClimate change was high on the agenda at the G7 summit, but investors were disappointed at the outcome, reports Melanie Boulton.

Jul 28, 2021

Alexander_VogtIn a broader government initiative to make Germany a more attractive domicile for investments funds, the German legislator has introduced a regime designed to promote the formation of development impact funds (Entwicklungsförderungsfonds, or EF-Funds), which will come into force on August 2, 2021.

Jul 27, 2021

Jersey investment funds ESGThe importance of ESG investing for alternative asset classes is set to escalate, according to a 2021 Funds Europe/Jersey Finance survey. Ninety-five percent of respondents to the survey said they considered ESG factors to be important for alternative investment strategies, with 47% deeming them to be critically important. 

Jul 27, 2021

SFDR funds, ESG, article 9Funds that meet the EU’s highest requirements on ESG disclosure could come to represent half of the region’s total assets under management (AUM) in just the next 12 months.

Jul 26, 2021

planet_fundsM&G has launched a range of five funds for UK retail investors that target social and environmental issues for underserved groups and stakeholders.

Jul 26, 2021

software_etfCanada-headquartered Purpose Investments has launched what is claimed to be the world’s first pure play enterprise software ETF.

Jul 22, 2021

net_zeroCarlota Garcia-Manas, head of engagement at Royal London Asset Management, argues that the race to transition to net zero is in danger of being nothing more than an end objective that could leave large parts of society in its wake. 

Jul 22, 2021

sustainable_pensionsMost fiduciary managers do not incorporate ESG risks into investments properly, despite trustees’ support for ESG’s usage in making investment decisions, research suggests.

Jul 22, 2021

Border to Coast pension pool cost savingsBorder to Coast Pensions Partnership, one of the largest public sector pension pools in the UK, is on track to deliver over £110 million (€127 million) of net savings over a decade to the pension funds that belong to its pool.

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