ESG

Nov 25, 2020

Lun AuDr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Nov 25, 2020

Emerging market debtRating agency Moody’s has warned of the heightened ESG risk among issuers of debt in emerging markets (EMs).

Nov 23, 2020

lori_heinel_state_streetLori Heinel has been promoted to global chief investment officer of State Street Global Advisors following a small reshuffle at the c-suite level. 

Nov 23, 2020

impact_investingMediolanum International Funds Limited has launched a global impact fund, selecting Baillie Gifford and Federated Hermes as the initial managers. 

Nov 19, 2020

esg_engagementThe European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) has found that engagement with companies is a primary priority for institutional investors applying ESG criteria to their portfolios.

Nov 18, 2020

Deutsche_BoerseThe German stock exchange has moved to bolster its standing as a provider of ESG data and analytics after purchasing a majority stake in Institutional Shareholding Services (ISS).

Nov 18, 2020

Climate changeUK fund manager M&G Investments has debuted an equity impact fund focused on issues posed by climate change.

Nov 18, 2020

Diversity handshakeAlmost two-thirds of UK fund managers are reducing their investments in companies that score poorly on diversity and inclusion (D&I) metrics, according to research.

Nov 17, 2020

lombard_natural capitalLombard Odier has unveiled a strategy investing in companies that are expected to accelerate the transformation towards a ‘circular bioeconomy’. 

Nov 13, 2020

Randy ZhouRecent times have seen a sea change in China’s approach to sustainability investing. But although ESG awareness is on the rise in the country, fund managers still need to do their homework, says Randy Zhou, head of research at Power Pacific Investment Management.

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