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...

Only 6% of Older Investors Are Familiar With ESG Investing: Survey...

Terms such as values-based, responsible, socially responsible and faith-based investing have gained increasing currency in recent years — and so has confusion and misunderstanding...

BlackRock hires Swiss scheme’s chair for ESG role (IPE)

Profond/BlackRock – Mirjam Staub-Bisang, chair of the Swiss CHF7.8bn (€6.8bn) multi-employer pension scheme Profond, will become head of BlackRock in Switzerland and senior adviser...

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...

Allianz’s integrated ESG assets reach €116 billion (funds europe)

Integrated environmental, social and governance (ESG) assets managed by Allianz Global Investors have reached €116 billion. As ESG becomes a central theme for investors and...

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...

Brooks Macdonald unveils responsible investment service (Investment Week)

Brooks Macdonald has launched a responsible investment service as part of its centralised investment proposition. The new service will be led by Ben Palmer, head...

GSAM launches EM equity ESG portfolio (Investment Europe)

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has expanded its product offering with the launch of Goldman Sachs Emerging Markets Equity ESG portfolio. The fund will enable...

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...
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