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    Good with money – Increase in demand for ethical investment, research...

    https://good-with-money.com/2018/03/23/increase-in-demand-for-ethical-investment-research-shows/ Demand for ethical investment is rising, with almost half of British savers saying they would choose an ISA that has a positive impact on...

    Nao Sustainable AM is born in Spain (Investment Europe)

    The Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has authorized the launch of Nao Sustainable Asset Management, a management firm following environmental, social, and governance...

    Facebook Turns Toxic for Some ESG Funds (Bloomberg)

    https://www-bloomberg-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-03-26/facebook-turns-toxic-for-some-esg-funds-as-shares-sink-again Just how toxic is the data-privacy scandal for Facebook Inc.? So toxic that some investment funds now are lumping in the social network with big...

    Vanguard changes screening process on two SRI index funds (Investment Week)

    Vanguard has excluded tobacco stocks from two socially responsible investment (SRI) index funds; the SRI European Stock fund and the SRI Global Stock fund. Effective...

    How Socially Responsible Investing Lost Its Soul (Bloomberg Quint)

    (Bloomberg Businessweek) -- “It’s easy to invest in what you believe.” That’s the pitch for TD Ameritrade’s foray into socially responsible ETFs, one of the...

    Spiltan – New Green Bond in Spiltan’s Fixed Income Funds

    http://www.spiltanfonder.se/nyheter/ny-gron-obligation-till-spiltans-rantefonder (Translated from Swedish) -  Spiltan Högräntefond and Spiltan Räntefond Sweden have recently invested in real estate company Klövern's new green bond. Klövern performs extensive work...

    SEB: Green bonds to raise $185bn this year despite headwinds (IPE)

    Green bond issuance in 2018 is expected to hit $185bn (€160bn), according to a forecast from Nordic bank SEB. However, the bank also warned that...

    Principles for Responsible Banking in works to ‘reaffirm banks’ purpose’ (Sustainabonds)

    A coalition of 26 banks from around the world are developing Principles for Responsible Banking, which will seek to align the banking sector with...

    How We Run Our Money: Kåpan Pensioner (IPE)

    Sweden is considered one of the most innovative countries in dealing with pension matters. In the 1990s, the pension system was overhauled and improved...

    Horizons ETFs Launches Global Sustainability Leaders Index ETF (Newswire)

    ETF provides access to 100 global climate change leaders in one trade TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs")...

    Natixis IM’s Ossiam launches ESG machine learning ETF (Investment Europe)

    Natixis Investment Managers' subsidiary Ossiam has launched a smart-beta ETF using machine learning techniques with a ESG focus. The Ossiam World ESG Machine Learning UCITS...

    The definition issue continues to hamper SRI (FTAdviser)

    In an opinion piece published by Financial Times publication FTAdviser, Eurosif’s Executive Director Flavia Micilotta explains how the problem of defining sustainability-related terms hampers...

    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...

    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...

    Does ethical investment withhold capital from those that most need it?...

    What does esg stand for? To most people it refers to the environmental, social and governance standards that guide a growing number of ethical...

    IPE – Swiss retailer makes ESG standards mandatory for external managers

    https://www.ipe.com/countries/switzerland/swiss-retailer-makes-esg-standards-mandatory-for-external-managers/10023832.article The CHF23.8bn (€20.2bn) pension fund for the Swiss retail giant Migros has started to roll out a new sustainable investment strategy. The Migros Pensionskasse (MPK)...

    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...

    ESG Finds its Feet – Follow the Money! (Alvine Capital)

    Alvine Capital's Q2 2018 focuses on how ESG is changing the asset management market. Key Issue: An increasing number of investors have sought ideas and products...

    Nordea Asset Management Launches North America ESG Fund (funds europe)

    Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has released a North American equity fund within its Stars stable of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) products. The Nordea 1...

    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...

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