ESG

May 05, 2017

Narina_MnatsakanianKempen Capital Management has appointed Narina Mnatsakanian as director of impact and responsible investment.

Apr 27, 2017

ESG investingSocially responsible investment has improved the returns for many institutional investors and helped them manage volatility, research has found.

Apr 18, 2017

Money_treeFunds and mandates that incorporate environmental, social and governance criteria are flourishing. The jury is out on how they perform compared to mainstream funds, but do they make money for the companies that run them? Fiona Rintoul reports.

Mar 31, 2017

Green_bondsInsurance companies looking to diversify their fixed income portfolios, which we reported on today, could consider green bonds. Data showed that issuance last year doubled and even tripled among corporates.

Mar 28, 2017

Responsible investing Traditional obstacles to responsible investing are fading, State Street research suggests, which includes the belief that fiduciary duty does not allow for non-standard investment decisions.

Mar 07, 2017

Green bondsThe latest environmental movement in Luxembourg is not the work of anti-capitalists, but fund professionals – and green bonds make up one of their biggest interests. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Feb 22, 2017

Adrianus HeinsbroekDutch asset manager NN Investment Partners (NNIP) has made three appointments to its responsible investment team in a bid to strengthen the group. Adrie Heinsbroek, Faryda Lindeman and Johan van der Lugt have all joined the firm.

Feb 21, 2017

Wind turbines solar panelsInstitutional investors pulled $468.8 billion (€441.5 billion) out of equity strategies last year – but rewarded asset managers that had responsible investment capabilities.

Feb 21, 2017

Responsible InvestmentThe way companies treat their employees is the largest source of ‘responsible’ investment risk among certain UK pension schemes, according to a major trade body.

Feb 20, 2017

Green energyColumbia Threadneedle Investments, the global asset management arm of US-based Ameriprise Financial, has won an ESG mandate from insurance firm Zurich Germany.

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