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...

Fidelity launches water and waste fund (International Adviser)

Fidelity International has launched the Fidelity Funds – Sustainable Water and Waste Fund, which will focus on sustainable investment opportunities within the water and...

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...

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...

AP7 blacklists coal and phosphate companies (IPE)

Sweden’s AP7 has added two new companies to its investment blacklist and removed six more after the end of its standard five-year exclusion period. Bharat...

Finland shows how bioenergy and nuclear can drive the energy transition...

Thanks to the strong role of nuclear, hydro and bioenergy – which alone accounts for 29% of energy supply – Finland has one of...

Arabesque and Eagle Investment Systems Announce Strategic Alliance to Enhance Sustainability...

Eagle clients to benefit from access to ESG data on thousands of corporations through Arabesque S-Ray® LONDON and BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabesque...

Japan’s giant pension selects S&P for ESG indices (IPE)

The world’s biggest pension fund, Japan’s JPY158.6trn (€1.2trn) Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), has chosen Standard & Poor’s (S&P) to provide ESG indices for...

Sustainable Investing Events Highlight Kofi Annan’s Legacy (Morningstar)

One of the late Kofi Annan’s legacies, largely overlooked in the tributes marking his recent passing, is sustainable investing. As United Nations Secretary General,...

UN Staff Pension Fund Mired in ‘Dirty Profits’ (Guardian)

The United Nations is facing calls for a full review of its staff pension fund after the Guardian uncovered that it has around a...

BBVA EUR1bn green bond debut thrives, sets Eurozone bank record (Sustainabonds)

BBVA issued the largest green bond from a Eurozone bank today (Thursday), a EUR1bn seven year senior non-preferred deal that inaugurated a new SDG-aligned...

$120-billion Danish investor has big plans for sustainability (The Star)

One of Europe’s biggest pension funds is expecting double-digit returns on a new Danish investment vehicle that’s based on the United Nation’s sustainable development...

Kames named Best Ethical Investment Group – 2017 Investment Week Sustainable...

https://www.kamescapital.com/Kames_Capital_named_Best_Ethical_Investment_Group_2017.aspx Kames Capital was named Best Ethical Investment Group at the 2017 Investment Week Sustainable Investment Awards, an award we also won in 2015. Now...

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...

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...

Mobius unveils launch of emerging markets SICAV (Investment Week)

This morning the group announced the initial public offering (IPO) of the Mobius Investment Trust had raised £100m at IPO ahead of its listing...

Responsible Investing: Consider ESG as financial data, says WWF (The Edge...

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) data is still regarded as non-financial information that only acts to complement the usual reporting requirements. But there is...

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...

Facebook under fire as US officials back removal of Zuckerberg as...

Mark Zuckerberg came under fresh pressure after four US officials called for a boardroom shakeup at Facebook. Three state treasurers and a top official from New...

Nordic Investment Bank and Georgia Sign Framework Agreement (Georgia Today)

On 4 July 2018, the Minister of Finance, Nikoloz Gagua, and the President of Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), Henrik Normann, signed a framework agreement...
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