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JP Morgan AM Recruits New Head of Sustainable Investing (Press Release)

London, February 25, 2019 – J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the hiring of Jennifer Wu as Global Head of Sustainable Investing. Ms. Wu...

Schroders hires ESG integration specialist (Press Release)

Schroders announced it has hired an ESG integration specialist, focused on enhancing Schroders’ ability to embed sustainability across its investment teams to better meet...

Verizon Issues First US Telecom Green Bond (Press Release)

On February 8, Verizon Communications Inc. announced the close of the U.S. telecommunications industry’s first Green Bond. An amount equal to the net proceeds of the...

Telefónica Issues the First Telecom Green Bond (Press Release)

On January 29, Telefónica successfully launched its first green bond issue, amounting to 1 billion euros and a term of five years. The transaction,...

Price and need for reliable electricity are spurring solar sales to...

Zurich and London, 24 January 2019 — A combination of high electricity tariffs, falling PV prices and a lack of reliability in the grid...

The Fake Larry Fink Letter That Duped Investors (Institutional Investor)

A letter from someone posing as the BlackRock CEO was sent to reporters at 6:15 a.m. Some reported on it. Now, BlackRock is investigating. Asset...

RobecoSAM strengthens SDG focus with new strategy (Investment Europe)

Zurich-headquartered responsible investment firm RobecoSAM has renamed Global Sustainable Impact equities strategy to Global SDG equities. This move is a testament to the company's increasing...

Eurosif launches strategy review in light of ESG regulatory changes (IPE)

Eurosif, the Brussels-based pan-European sustainable investment organisation, has launched a strategic review to inform its future mandate, including how to best support implementation of...

Nordea Asset Management Launche North America ESG Fund (funds europe)

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has released a North American equity fund within its Stars stable of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) products. The Nordea 1...

Hermes’ CEO Nusseibeh: ESG is permeating society – it is not...

Hermes Investment Management's Saker Nusseibeh, Leon Kamhi and Eoin Murray talk to Jayna Rana about the importance of stewardship and how it can remedy...

LFDE integrates ESG to entire fund range (Investment Europe)

After 12 years of SRI expertise, La Financière de l'Echiquier (LFDE) has extended its environmental, social and governance (ESG)integration to its entire fund range. 100%...

Netherlands roundup: ABP completes nuclear, tobacco divestments (IPE)

The €409bn civil service pension fund ABP completed the divestment of €4bn worth of holdings in nuclear arms manufacturers and tobacco producers in 2018....

“Impact investment” funds advertise great returns and social impacts. They aren’t...

“Impact investing” is built on a simple idea: If you’re going to invest your money, you’ll want to invest it in companies that are...

How Socially Responsible Investing Lost Its Soul (Bloomberg Quint)

(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- “It’s easy to invest in what you believe.” That’s the pitch for TD Ameritrade’s foray into socially responsible ETFs, one of the...

Controversial weapons exclusion initiative gathers steam (IPE)

Major European institutional investors are throwing their weight behind an initiative to get global index providers to exclude controversial weapons manufacturers from their mainstream...

Natixis IM’s Ossiam launches ESG machine learning ETF (Investment Europe)

Natixis Investment Managers' subsidiary Ossiam has launched a smart-beta ETF using machine learning techniques with a ESG focus. The Ossiam World ESG Machine Learning UCITS...

Evangelische Bank expands business with ESG launch (IPE)

Germany’s Evangelische Bank is seeking to widen the range of its customers with the launch of a sustainable investing subsidiary. The bank, which has so...

UniCredit unveils European green bonds ETF (Investment Europe)

UniCredit has launched an ETF that enables investors to access to a broadly diversified portfolio of liquid euro-denominated green bonds from European issuers. The UC...

Investors managing $32 trillion in assets call for action on climate...

LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors managing $32 trillion in assets have called on governments to accelerate steps to combat climate change, as...

World Bank launches Sustainable Development Bonds in Italy (Investment Europe)

The World Bank has unveiled Sustainable Development Bonds linked to the Solactive Human Capital World MV Index aimed at Italian investors.
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