Jun 25, 2020

esgNatixis Investment Managers has launched its first range of multi-asset ESG fund of funds.

Jun 24, 2020

ESG_investing_sustainability_social_issuesThe coronavirus crisis and subsequent lockdown have finally given real clarity on how to evaluate companies’ ability to tackle social issues, “crystallising” what the S in ESG [environmental, social and governance] really means, argues Bas NieuweWeme, chief executive of Aegon Asset Management.

Jun 24, 2020

real_estate_climate_changeIndex provider MSCI has launched a product it claims enables real estate investors to assess climate risks.

Jun 24, 2020

US_small_cap_ESGCarillon Tower Advisers has launched an active US small cap Sicav strategy to be managed by its affiliate Eagle Asset Management with an ESG focus. 

Jun 23, 2020

greenwashing_investmentAn “overwhelming” majority of private equity investors plan to tighten their management and measurement of ESG performance in the next two years, research suggests.

Jun 22, 2020

ETFs_crisis_investmentEuropean bond ETFs enjoyed positive flows in May as markets bounced back, but equities suffered redemptions, according to the latest figures from Refinitiv. Although the Covid-19 crisis has hit indices hard, opportunities in these index-based investments still exist but, as always, there are risks, according to industry experts.

Jun 22, 2020

DWS_sustainabilityDWS has hired Desiree Fixler as global sustainability officer based in London. The firm described the role as a “milestone” for its ESG development.

Jun 22, 2020

Capital_group_esgCapital Group has appointed Jessica Ground as global head of ESG, a newly created position.

Jun 18, 2020

carbon_reduction_investmentSmart beta specialist Ossiam has launched an ETF designed to give investors exposure to eurozone bonds with a focus on carbon reduction.

Jun 15, 2020

sustainable_investingSurvivorship of sustainable investment funds far outstrips that of conventional investment funds, Morningstar research shows.