ESG

Jul 01, 2020

Tobie_BrealeyFive reasons to consider Nordea Asset Management’s STARS funds for your ESG portfolio. By ESG specialist Tobie Brealey.

Jul 01, 2020

WomanGaps in social infrastructure are leaving children without access to good-quality education – so, how are investors changing this? Romil Patel reports from Cape Town and London.

Jul 01, 2020

Tree_houseHopes are high that a landmark EU agreement on how to classify green finance will reduce greenwashing and boost sustainable investing. But, asks Mark Latham, how much difference will the new taxonomy make?

Jun 30, 2020

social_investing_social_bondsSocial bonds – instruments comparable to green bonds – saw a €20 billion injection in just a few weeks, which experts say was linked to greater social awareness among investors during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Jun 29, 2020

assets_alternatives_real_assetsAssets under management (AUM) should manage to grow by about 2.5% over the next year led mainly by real assets and infrastructure, a global survey of financial professionals suggests.

Jun 29, 2020

circular_economyCandriam has launched a global equity strategy targeting the ‘circular economy’ theme, which hinges on waste reduction and leverages trends such as the backlash of single-use plastic.

Jun 25, 2020

german_sustainabilityGerman institutional investors are buying into more sustainable funds, with 80% now implementing sustainability strategies, according to a survey by fund manager Union Investment.

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.

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