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    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

    UBS: The ultra-rich want to make money through good causes —...

    The super wealthy want more out of their investments these days. In addition to financial returns, they want their money to drive positive changes in...

    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...

    Press release: The Prize in Economic Sciences 2018 (Nobel Prize)

    8 October 2018 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel...

    Plenum CAT Bond Fund first to get German sustainable investment accolade...

    The Plenum CAT Bond Fund, the flagship offering from Zurich based specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond investment manager Plenum Investments, has become...

    Robeco puts tobacco on exclusion list

    https://www.robeco.com/en/insights/2018/03/robeco-puts-tobacco-on-exclusion-list-.html  

    LBPAM to Become Full SRI Manager by 2020 (Investment Europe)

    http://www.investmenteurope.net/regions/france/lbpam-to-become-full-sri-manager-by-2020/ Socially responsible investing is not a fashion but the only pertinent management model for the coming years. This is the belief of Daniel Roy,...

    HSBC to stop financing most new coal plants, oil sands, arctic...

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe’s largest bank HSBC said on Friday it would mostly stop funding new coal power plants, oil sands and arctic drilling,...

    Solactive and UBS launch pioneering World...

    Solactive today issued the Solactive UBS Development Bank Bond Index Family, a new family of financial benchmarks targeting the World Bank and other high-grade...

    Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy (Reuters)

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Several socially conscious investment firms are selling or rethinking their Facebook Inc holdings, unsatisfied by the company’s moves to strengthen personal...

    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...

    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...

    Norway’s sovereign fund ‘should stay invested in energy stocks’ (IPE)

    Norway’s NOK8.7trn (€890bn) sovereign wealth fund should remain invested in energy stocks, a government-tasked expert commission has concluded, even though the managers of the...

    Why It’s So Hard to Be an ‘Ethical’ Investor (Wall Street...

    In life, ethics are in the eye of the beholder. In investing, ethics are up to the whims of your fund manager. https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-its-so-hard-to-be-an-ethical-investor-1535799601

    We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN...

    The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C,...

    ESG ETFs: More Than Just a Feel-Good Investment (ETF Trends)

    Socially responsible, sustainable investments and ETFs that track environmental, social and governance criteria may be seen as a way for people to make a...

    How to Find Gender Equality Mutual Funds and ETFs (U.S. News...

    GENDER EQUALITY investors got an early holiday present this week: a new free fund screening tool enabling them to evaluate the gender equality of...

    IPE – Dutch politicians threaten to legislate for pension board diversity

    https://www.ipe.com/countries/netherlands/dutch-politicians-threaten-to-legislate-for-pension-board-diversity/10023831.article One of the partners in the Netherlands’ coalition government says it will legislate for diversity rules for pension fund boards next year if schemes...

    Robeco – Fact or fiction: SI a modern-day millennials hype

    https://www.robeco.com/en/insights/2018/03/fact-or-fiction-si-a-modern-day-millennials-hype.html Sustainability investing is often seen as something only pursued by millennials who are jumping on a bandwagon with their trendy friends. It is true...

    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...

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