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...

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...

What can stock exchanges do for the SDGs? (Devex)

GENEVA — To achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations has been widening calls for support from the private sector — and...

UBS launches ETF investing in bonds of international development banks (Investment...

UBS Asset Management has launched the UBS ETF – Sustainable Development Bank Bonds Ucits ETF, in response to strong continued growth in assets managed...

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...

Swiss consultancies rank managers on sustainable investing ‘brands’ (IPE)

Many European asset managers commit to responsible investment but do not actively incorporate this into how they convey their identity, according to two Swiss...

Sweden’s AP2 Sees a Green Bond Explosion in Public Sector (Chief...

Swedish pension buffer AP2 is expecting the public sector to see a green bond rush in the next decade. A report from the $38.9 billion...

FundQuest hires SRI fund selection analyst (Expert Investor Europe)

BNP Paribas Asset Management fund selection subsidiary FundQuest Advisor has appointed a new analyst focused on sustainability research. Camille Ferron will focus on “extra-financial” fund...

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...

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...

Green bonds: A financial instrument for long term change (Investment Europe)

The green bonds market is a relatively small but fast growing segment of the credit market. Jonathan Boyd has talked to portfolio manager Helena...

AP4 hails financial benefit of tobacco divestment (IPE)

Sweden’s AP4 – one of the country’s four main national pensions buffer funds – has said deciding not to invest in tobacco companies has...

Dutch pension funds have limited stake in domestic green bonds (IPE)

Dutch pension funds have a limited stake in locally issued corporate green bonds, according to IPE’s Dutch sister publication Pensioen Pro. Drawing on statistics from...

The very real limits of ESG integration (IPE)

I will look at each of these questions in turn but before I do it is critical to understand the background and context for...

ESG taking root in fixed income – Cerulli report (Investment Europe)

ESG factors are becoming more prevalent in the fixed income space according to the latest The Cerulli Edge – Europe Edition report published by...

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...

ESG-focused asset manager Nao unveils European equity fund (Investment Europe)

Nao Sustainable Asset Management has launched its first fund after having obtained the authorisation of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV). Nao Europa Sostenible,...

Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative Presents Action Plan for Regulators to Support...

The 2007-2009 global financial crisis demonstrated that securities regulators play a critical role in economic stability. The lead up to that crisis also showed...

All financial institutions must disclose sustainability risks and impacts, MEPs agreed...

The European Parliament’s Committee of Economic and Monetary Affairs endorsed on Monday (5 November) a decision that makes it mandatory for all financial market...

Robeco appoints Global Head of Insurance Strategy (Institutional Asset Manager)

Robeco has appointed Ed Collinge as Global Head of Insurance Strategy. Collinge previously worked at Invesco, where he led the European Institutional Insurance team. In...
promotion

NEWSLETTER

The Week in Green