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    NN Group excludes investments in tobacco (Press Release)

    NN Group has taken an important next step in its responsible investment policy. Together with its asset manager NN Investment Partners (NN IP), NN...

    Telefónica Issues the First Telecom Green Bond (Press Release)

    On January 29, Telefónica successfully launched its first green bond issue, amounting to 1 billion euros and a term of five years. The transaction,...

    IFC, Amundi Successfully Close World’s Largest Green Bond Fund

    https://int.media.amundi.com/news/ifc-amundi-successfully-close-world-s-largest-green-bond-fund-3df5-b6afb.html

    LBPAM to Become Full SRI Manager by 2020 (Investment Europe)

    http://www.investmenteurope.net/regions/france/lbpam-to-become-full-sri-manager-by-2020/ Socially responsible investing is not a fashion but the only pertinent management model for the coming years. This is the belief of Daniel Roy,...

    RobecoSAM launches sustainable food equities strategy

    Zurich-headquartered responsible investment firm RobecoSAM has renamed the RobecoSAM sustainable agribusiness strategy to RobecoSAM sustainable food equities strategy with immediate effect. The new name reflects...

    Alfred Berg – A sustainable financial market within the EU

    https://www.alfredberg.se/institutionell_investerare/hallbara-investeringar-februari-2018/ (Translated From Swedish) A sustainable financial market within the EU EUR 180 billion. It is the estimated cost of the measures required to reach the EU's...

    Bank analysts estimate $600bn of green bonds from Asia by 2023...

    Some $600bn (€512bn) of green bonds from Asian issuers could be coming investors’ way over the next five years, according to Bank of America...

    Up in smoke: the SRI case for marijuana (Citywire Selector)

    Marijuana’s hip image is changing into something altogether more pedestrian thanks to its rising profile in medicine. Extracts of cannabis have been recommended for...

    Verizon Issues First US Telecom Green Bond (Press Release)

    On February 8, Verizon Communications Inc. announced the close of the U.S. telecommunications industry’s first Green Bond. An amount equal to the net proceeds of the...

    Robeco – Fact or fiction: SI a modern-day millennials hype

    https://www.robeco.com/en/insights/2018/03/fact-or-fiction-si-a-modern-day-millennials-hype.html Sustainability investing is often seen as something only pursued by millennials who are jumping on a bandwagon with their trendy friends. It is true...

    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...

    Solactive launches L&G gender in leadership UK index (Investment Europe)

    Solactive has launched Solactive L&G gender in leadership UK index used as the basis for the L&G Future World Gender in leadership UK index...

    No more tobacco for Aegon (Investment Europe)

    Dutch pension, insurance, and asset management group Aegon has announced in its 2017 responsible investment report released last week that it has added tobacco...

    St James’s Place applies ESG standards framework to underlying funds (Investment...

    Wealth manager St James's Place has introduced a minimum ESG criteria framework for all of its underlying portfolio managers in a bid to help...

    Robeco SAM Publishes Sustainability Year Book

    https://yearbook.robecosam.com/

    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...

    Solactive and UBS launch pioneering World...

    Solactive today issued the Solactive UBS Development Bank Bond Index Family, a new family of financial benchmarks targeting the World Bank and other high-grade...

    Why It’s So Hard to Be an ‘Ethical’ Investor (Wall Street...

    In life, ethics are in the eye of the beholder. In investing, ethics are up to the whims of your fund manager. https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-its-so-hard-to-be-an-ethical-investor-1535799601

    Open Letter To Siv Jensen, Minister Of Finance, Norway (Social Europe)

    Norges Bank Investment Management has publicly asked the Ministry of Finance to be allowed to divest of oil and gas companies in Norway’s sovereign...

    Asset Owner Survey: Tell the PRI How to Empower You (top1000funds)

    By Fiona Reynolds Asset owners remain key to the future success of the PRI and responsible investment. Given their long-term investment horizon, asset owners are...

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