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    Gender Equality Indicates Future Growth (Storebrand)

    (Press Release, Storebrand) - How companies perform on gender equality gives an indication of the company's future growth, profit and opportunities, concludes the report...

    China Construction Bank lists green bond in Luxembourg (funds global Asia)

    China’s second largest bank has listed its first overseas green bond, worth €500 million ($576 million), on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The China Construction...

    IKEA makes an unprecedented commitment to only use renewable and recycled...

    Ikea has today announced a major strategic plan to make the furniture giant circular and climate neutral by 2030. The move supports Ikea’s new long-term...

    BMO GAM Names New Sustainable Investment Co-heads (CityWire Selector)

      http://citywireselector.com/news/bmo-gam-names-new-sustainable-investment-co-heads/a1107209?re=53794&ea=468133&utm_source=BulkEmail_Global_Daily&utm_medium=BulkEmail_Global_Daily&utm_campaign=BulkEmail_Global_Daily BMO Global Asset Management has named Alice Evans and Claudia Wearmouth as its new co-heads of governance and sustainable investment (GSI). The duo will be...

    Wellington Management launches climate change fund (Investment Europe)

    Wellington Management has launched a climate strategy, investing in companies tackling environmental sustainability or climate risks. Wellington Climate Strategy is Ucits compliant and will invest...

    La Française fully acquires Inflection Point Capital Management (Investment Europe)

    http://www.investmenteurope.net/regions/france/la-francaise-fully-acquires-inflection-point-capital-management/ Asset management group La Française will fully its London-based responsible investment joint-venture Inflection Point Capital Management UK (IPCM). Set up in 2013 with Matthew Kiernan,...

    Asset managers engage in ESG ‘war for talent’ (Financial Times)

    Competition for employees familiar with environmental, social and governance issues is increasing as asset managers scramble to gain reputations as responsible investors. Rivalry between...

    BNPP AM Hires Duet PMs to Manage Global Long-Short Sustainability-Themed Strategy...

    BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) announces the appointment of Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees as Senior Portfolio Managers, based in London.  They joined...

    Environmental Finance – Green Bond Awards Winner Revealed

    https://www.environmental-finance.com/content/news/environmental-finance-green-bond-awards-winners-revealed-2018.html?utm_source=280318na&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alert Environmental Finance’s Green Bond Awards have grown for the second consecutive year, as the number of categories expands in line with a rapidly expanding...

    ​Kommuninvest improves its ESG rating (Press Release)

    Kommuninvest has improved its sustainability rating from ISS-oekom. In the latest evaluation, in March 2019, Kommuninvest i Sverige AB received an ESG rating of...

    Robeco SAM wins sub-advisory mandate for newly launched Daiwa SBI Global...

    http://www.robecosam.com/images/180328-media-release-robecosam-daiwasbi-en-vdef.pdf

    SLM Partners holds first close of sustainable Irish forestry fund (Press...

    SLM Partners announced the first close of the SLM Silva Fund, a new investment fund that will acquire and manage commercial forest properties in...

    The 20 Most Influential People In ESG Investing (Barrons)

    No report about sustainable investing would be complete without a Who’s Who—a record of the people setting the agenda. Over the past few months,...

    PIMCO ESG head retires (Investment Week)

    PIMCO's head of ESG strategies and manager of the £614m Select UK Income Bond fund Mike Amey is retiring at the end of June. Lorenzo...

    Greenpeace breaches AP3’s Stockholm office in fossil fuel protest (IPE)

    One of Sweden’s state pension buffer funds was targeted by activists from campaign group Greenpeace last week in a protest which included the occupation...

    SEB appoints head of Norwegian Climate & Sustainable Finance business (Investment...

    Nordic bank SEB has appointed Ben Powell, formerly of the World Bank, to head its Climate & Sustainable Finance business in Norway. Powell was previously...

    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...

    Black Swans and Green Elephants: Time Inconsistency, Salience, and the Tragedy...

    Indexology Blog https://www.indexologyblog.com/2018/03/22/esg-meets-behavioral-finance-part-3/ Black Swans and Green Elephants: Time Inconsistency, Salience, and the Tragedy of the Horizon “When the well is dry, we know the worth of...

    Climate Risk: Running Out of Time (IPE)

    https://www.ipe.com/reports/special-reports/thought-leadership/climate-risk-running-out-of-time/10023906.article Close relationships with powerful investment tools can have disastrous unintended consequences, as credit rating agencies and their clients discovered after the global financial crisis. The...

    Aegon Asset Management strengthens its global responsible investment team with three...

    Aegon Asset Management has further strengthened its global responsible investment team with three hires. Both Rebecca Dreyfus and Stephanie Mooij have joined AAM as senior...

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