ESG

Jan 21, 2021

managing_liquidityIn our recent securities finance roundtable, Xavier Bouthors, senior portfolio manager, treasury and fixed income solutions at NN Investment Partners, shares his views on ESG integration and a wider set of issues, including industry responses to the Covid pandemic.

Jan 21, 2021

boris_johnson_climate_changeMajor UK asset owners including the BT pension scheme have called on the government to take increased climate action to protect investments and beneficiaries. 

Jan 21, 2021

covid_asset_allocationIn October last year, Funds Europe held a virtual roundtable for our annual Global Industry report. One of the key points of discussion was how asset allocations have changed due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and its financial aftermath. 

Jan 19, 2021

Darren Pilbeam Natixis Natixis Investment Managers enjoyed the trend towards thematic investment last year, or so Darren Pilbeam, head of retail sales at the firm, indicated.

Jan 18, 2021

thematic_etfs_sustainabilityEuropean thematic ETFs are said to be among the “big winners” of 2020 as their assets under management almost trebled despite ongoing market turbulence.

Jan 14, 2021

climate_change_investment_sustainabilityThe asset management industry’s role in the future of the planet has come into question again following the publication of two reports calling out firms for acting too slowly on climate targets. 

Jan 14, 2021

donald_trump_electionDuring his time as president, Donald Trump shunned climate science and sustainability, backing coal and fossil fuels instead. Following Joe Biden’s election, sustainability is back on the agenda. 

Jan 12, 2021

nordics_real_estateNorway’s Storebrand Asset Management has unveiled a sustainable real estate fund focusing on the Nordic region. 

Jan 12, 2021

green_investing_etfsEuropean ETFs closed the fourth quarter of 2020 by passing the €1 trillion milestone in assets, while ESG-focused funds saw their assets surge.

Jan 11, 2021

ESGFund manager RWC Partners has appointed Chris Anker to lead ESG engagement initiatives.

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