Lombard Odier IM recruits Meunier for “Sustainability Revolution” (funds europe)

Lombard Odier Investment Managers has recruited a fund manager to focus on equities with a digital innovation theme in a move prompted by the...

Scientists Have Uncovered a Disturbing Climate Change Precedent (the Atlantic)

During the rise of mammals, Earth's temperatures spiked in a scary way that the planet may experience again soon. They were strange days at the...

PGGM extends stake in US renewables through EDF joint venture (IPE)

The €215bn Dutch asset manager PGGM has acquired another stake in renewable energy in the US as part of its joint venture with EDF...

St James’s Place hands over management of SRI fund to Impax...

The £90bn AUM London-based wealth management firm St. James’s Place has mandated Impax Asset Management to manage its sustainable and responsible equity fund that...

APG, LGIM support efforts to halt deforestation in Brazil (IPE)

Two of Europe’s largest asset managers have pledged to support efforts to halt deforestation and adopt sustainable land management practices in the Cerrado region...

LGIM whistleblowers accuse firm of ‘toxic’ risk culture and compliance failures...

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has been reported to the regulator by a number of its employees under whistleblower rules amid claims of...

Aberdeen Standard launches ESG smart beta range (Citiwire Selector)

Aberdeen Standard Investment has launched an eight-strong range of multi-factor equity indices. The new SMARTER Beta products were designed by the asset management firm's quantitative...

Impact investing begins to hit home (IPE)

Real estate investors are starting to take the concept of impact investing seriously, writes Richard Lowe There is a difference between the current interest in...

BNP Paribas AM joins RIAA (Money Management)

BNP Paribas Asset Management has announced it is strengthening its commitment to responsible investment by joining the industry body representing responsible, ethical and impact...

Millennials Lead Responsible Investing Movement (Morningstar)

Sustainable investing could be set to benefit from millennials’ coming inheritance windfall, as younger generations continues to drive the trend. However, wealth manager Barclays notes...

The Climate Has Always Changed. Why Is This Time So Much...

A recently released study brought sobering news about the future effects of climate change, predicting they could be twice as bad as current models...

Global Energy Spending Totaled $1.8 Trillion In 2017 As Clean Energy...

Total global energy investment fell by 2% in 2017, totalling $1.8 billion according to the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Investment 2018 report which...

Global Pace Of Climate Change Remains Double That Of Paris Agreement...

The current pace of global climate change remains double that of the international targets set in the Paris Climate Agreement due to a lack...

Jane Ambachtsheer exits Mercer for BNP Paribas sustainability role (IPE)

BNP Paribas Asset Management has hired Mercer’s Jane Ambachtsheer as its new global head of sustainability. She will join the group on 27 August, BNP...

The Renewable Revolution (Seeking Alpha)

With the migration from dirty to clean energy well underway, it’s time to consider whether we have entered the Renewable Revolution. If so, given their...

On the road: Danes look to discover new EM darlings (CityWire...

MiFID II tends to preoccupy most of the investment professionals I meet on my travels, but not the Danes. In 14 meetings, the ‘M’...

Pension fund freezes investment in Danske Bank over money laundering scandal...

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A large Danish pension fund said on Friday it has temporarily frozen investments in Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO), piling further pressure on...

Facebook data privacy issue already identified by ESG investment screens (Investment...

Shortly after it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica collected data on Facebook users during the 2016 election campaign, Domini Impact Investments, a registered investment...

Sweden on track to meet its 2030 renewable energy goals this...

Sweden’s ambitious goal to provide renewable and affordable energy by 2030 is expected to become reality a little ahead of schedule. The Swedish Wind...

Norway’s KLP takes first investment step into forestry (IPE)

Norway’s Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP) has invested in forestry for the first time, putting SEK250m (€23.9m) into a Swedish specialist fund. The NOK652bn (€68.6bn) pension provider,...

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