Columbia Threadneedle’s European impact investing fund receives ESG label (Investment Europe)

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has announced that its Threadneedle (Lux) European Social Bond Fund has received the ESG label in recognition for its promotion of...

Reimagining India’s Nordic Ties (The Diplomat)

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Stockholm last week, the first in 30 years, in addition to bilateral meetings with the prime ministers...

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...

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...

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...

Why you can’t have free trade and save the planet (Science...

When Donald Trump recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminium imports he was condemned by proponents of free trade across the world. His critics...

The Case Against Climate Despair (Project Syndicate)

The growing severity and frequency of extreme-weather events suggests that climate scientists' nightmare scenarios must be taken seriously. Fortunately, rapid advances are being made...

World Bank renews U.N. Sustainable Development Goals bonds partnership (GreenBiz)

The World Bank, BNP Paribas and Swiss private bank SYZ have renewed their partnership for an equity bond offering that will link investment returns...

BlackRock Expands Sustainable Investing Platform with New iShares Global Green Bond...

NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--iShares extends its commitment to investor progress with the introduction of iShares Global Green Bond ETF (BGRN) to help investors pursue a...

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...

Energy efficiency trust SEEIT targets £150m IPO

An investment trust investing exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, managed by Sustainable Development Capital, has announced its intention to IPO in the coming...

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...

Lyxor steps up efforts for climate action (Investment Europe)

Lyxor has announced that it is joining the international initiative Climate Action 100+ as investors make increasingly demands on companies for tangible contributions to...

PGGM backs airport group’s green bond (IPE)

The €215bn Dutch asset manager PGGM has invested €10m in a green bond issued by Dutch airport operator Royal Schiphol Group. The investment – on...

SEB still the only Nordic bank in Dow Jones Sustainability Index...

For the third consecutive year, SEB is included as the only Nordic bank in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the world's most recognized investor...

Investors back Shell in climate change vote but register concerns (IPE)

Investors delivered “a clear and strong display of confidence” in Royal Dutch Shell’s approach to decarbonization in voting down a shareholder resolution about emission...

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,...

Facebook’s New Dating Feature Is Already Under Scrutiny (Bloomberg)

The Nordea funds that blacklisted Facebook Inc. for privacy risks are now questioning the social media giant’s decision to expand into a dating service...

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...

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...
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