ESG Report Spring 2020

Editorial: The greenprint

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read Funds Europe’s third special ESG report. Since 2018 we have been following the rise...

Climate change: The race to make fashion sustainable

We cannot afford to produce clothes the way we used to, writes Romil Patel. The price that people are prepared to pay for clothing and...

Executive interview: A question of positive externalities

‘There is finance, there is money and there is quality – quality of life in a wider sense,’ Günther Schiendl, chief investment officer of...

Sponsored feature: The case for index investing to fight climate change

Lyxor outlines three factors that support climate and ESG investing. When a decision has been made to invest in line with climate or ESG considerations, an...

Social issues: Time to rethink capitalism?

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed all our lives. It’s not just that we must stay at home and socially distance. We must protect each...

Sponsored feature: ESG solutions in the spotlight

Five reasons to consider Nordea Asset Management’s STARS funds for your ESG portfolio. By ESG specialist Tobie Brealey. Many investors are taking first steps into...

Education: A funding machine that drops change

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

Inside view: Why 2020 must be the year of net zero

2020 is a critical year for global climate change mitigation – and the finance sector is the lifeblood of these efforts, writes Harry Ashman...

Sustainable investing: Reaching for a green gold standard

Hopes are high that a landmark EU agreement on how to classify green finance will reduce greenwashing and boost sustainable investing. But, asks Mark...

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