Investment fund actors want to see vast improvements in the quality and volume of data unavailable to them today. By using a cross-boundary DLT infrastructure, their ability to access, analyse and act upon data is greatly enhanced.
A landmark legal ruling in the Hague has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to move faster to bring its emissions in line with the Paris Agreement on climate. Thomas Tayler, a trained lawyer and senior manager at Aviva Investors’ Sustainable Finance Centre for Excellence, assesses the fallout.
The number of investors and corporations adopting environmental, societal, and corporate governance (ESG) data collection strategies has risen significantly in recent years.
The increasingly complex marketplace is pressuring asset managers to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. Léonard Ollier of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) explains how managers can fully equip their needs by outsourcing their front-to-back office.
Gender-lens investing (GLI) was first coined in 2009, making it a fairly new concept, but one that has swiftly gained traction among progressive investors. Just like ESG, GLI looks beyond financial returns when making investment decisions.
Funds Europe talks to Calastone’s Simon Keefe about asset managers’ digital transformation journeys and how their service providers can support them.
Outsourced service provider and alternative investment fund manager, Alter Domus, explains why it is looking to Ireland and what makes outsourcing so attractive.
Demand for sustainable investment solutions has grown substantially in recent years, with more investors embracing ESG strategies to meet their sustainability goals. BlackRock iShares’ Armit Bhambra and MSCI’s Mark Guirey explain how they work together to speed this process along.
Companies cannot thrive without healthy and happy employees, consumers, and communities. Investors must use their influence with companies and other stakeholders to ensure the basic rights of these groups are respected.
Investments in private equity, private debt, infrastructures or real estate are a response to investors’ search for performance, as well as meaning. These increasingly sought-after real assets are facing unprecedented momentum and volumes.