Mar 12, 2020

ESG_investments_risingCampaign group ShareAction has ranked 75 of the world’s largest asset managers according to their responsible investment practices, as sustainability becomes an increasingly important theme in the funds industry.

Mar 09, 2020

Hurricane_ElenaReal estate assets are facing significant climate change-related risks which investors are not yet pricing in, according to research by AEW.

Mar 09, 2020

Rebeca_CoriatSwiss firm Lombard Odier Investment Managers has appointed Rebeca Coriat to the new role of head of stewardship.

Mar 04, 2020

Petrol_pumpsParis-headquartered Comgest has launched a ‘fossil fuel-free’ emerging markets equity strategy with initial investor seeding of $250 million (€224 million).

Mar 03, 2020

ESG_worldA “meaningful” relationship exists between ESG scores and developed markets sovereign spreads, according to research by Federated Hermes.

Feb 26, 2020

Pound_coinsInvesco has unveiled a Sterling corporate bond exchange-traded fund incorporating ESG criteria, in what it has called a “first” for Europe.

Feb 24, 2020

Climate_changeA number of UK pension schemes say they struggle to report on their ESG policies to a high standard and are largely unfamiliar with risks associated with climate change.

Feb 20, 2020

Executive_payInvestment managers stepped up the pressure on investee firms in 2019, with executive pay and director re-election continuing to top the list of main concerns.

Feb 20, 2020

ESG_green_investingAlmost half of UK investors (48%) expect to increase their environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments over the next three years.

Feb 17, 2020

Nordics_flagsNearly half of Nordic institutional investors currently invest in impact funds – but on average allocate only a small part of their portfolios to these kinds of strategies, according to a study by NN Investment Partners (NN IP).