Jan 30, 2020

Circular_economyZurich-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).

Jan 27, 2020

Smart_betaNearly half of institutional investors had some form of ‘smart beta’ allocation last year and, separately, research also showed that ESG growth among the world’s largest asset managers was soaring.

Jan 22, 2020

EurozoneThe eurozone continues to outperform North America when it comes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, according to a report.

Jan 21, 2020

ESG bondsLyxor Asset Management has integrated environmental, social and governance (ESG) filters across its sovereign bond management business.

Jan 21, 2020

wind_farmIndex provider MSCI has called on investors to more readily integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria throughout their investment processes.

Jan 20, 2020

Tianjin_solar_panelsInvestors in ‘real assets’ – an asset class including property – will increase their focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, a report has found.

Jan 15, 2020

ESGFewer than one in ten professional fund buyers believe environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria are key factors when selecting funds, according to a study.

Jan 14, 2020

sustainable investingBlackRock has pledged to put sustainability at the heart of its investment process following a number of reports claiming that the fund giant and other firms have so far been lagging in the field.