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...

American ESG Investing Reaches $12 Trillion Assets, Says US SIF Foundation...

Investors in the United States consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across $12 trillion of professionally managed assets, a new report from the...

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")...

What do investors want? ESG research. When do they need it?...

We have just 12 years to get climate change under control, the UN announced in October, so we had better get investing. But unfortunately it...

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...

Wait, Have We Really Wiped Out 60 Percent of Animals? (Atlantic)

Since Monday, news networks and social media have been abuzz with the claim that, as The Guardian among others tweeted, “humanity has wiped out...

Report Report: Blockchain, ESG, Circularity and Electrification (Greenbiz)

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/report-report-blockchain-esg-circularity-and-electrification

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...

Luxembourg fund industry targets Nordic managers (Investment Europe)

Manufacturers of funds in the Nordic region have been targeted by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry in a roadshow over the past...

Mapfre and La Financière target Spanish and French investors with ESG...

Spanish largest insurer Mapfre has launched a full range of ESG products in collaboration with La Financière Responsible one year after acquiring a 25%...

Norway’s Wealth Fund Is Now Twice the Size of Its Economy...

Norway’s government proposed improving oversight of its sovereign wealth fund after it has swelled to more than twice the size of the economy since...

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...

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...
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