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Zais ESG head to join DWS13 days ago
Zais Group’s head of ESG (environmental, social, governance) and impact investing is joining DWS as group sustainability officer in New York
Pandemic underlines importance of the S in ESG as compliant companies outperform24 days ago
For years, assessing environmental risks has been at the forefront of ESG (environmental, social, governance) investing, but there’s been a greater appreciation of the ‘S’ in ESG since the market sell-off in March
Ares hires head of ESG from Partners Group3 months ago
Ares Management Corporation has appointed a head for its environmental, social and governance (ESG) practice, effective from April
NNIP launches corporate green bond fund3 months ago
NNIP Investment Partners has launched a green bond fund focused on corporate borrowers, following dominance by this issuer group in the green bond market last year
Elfa partners with LMA to develop standardised ESG disclosure topics4 months ago
The European Leveraged Finance Association, in partnership with the Loan Market Association, has launched an engagement programme to develop a standard set of material ESG disclosure topics on which issuers and borrowers can be expected to report publicly
Managers face ESG disclosure pressure under ‘ambitious and demanding’ EU regulations4 months ago
New rules finalised by the European Union will shake up the way managers approach environmental, social and governance investing, sources say. The ambitious initiative is relevant for funds which have a specific ESG mandate — but will also be applicable to firms without an express ESG or sustainability focus.
New York pensions seek climate change managers4 months ago
The Comptroller of the City of New York is looking to appoint fixed income managers that invest in climate change solutions, according to a recent notice of search.
UK charities join forces on hunt for ESG managers5 months ago
Three UK based charities are joining forces in the hunt for a manager to oversee a £32 million ($41.6 million) portfolio with a strong focus on environment, social and governance (ESG) criteria as well as impact investing
Danish pension backs green bonds6 months ago
Sampension is set to boost its green portfolio, by allocating DKK300 million to German and Irish green bonds
S&P acquires ESG rating business from RobecoSam7 months ago
S&P Global has acquired an ESG ratings business from RobecoSam, according to an announcement. The acquisition includes that of SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), an evaluation tool.
Investors increasingly see ESG as fiduciary duty, State Street survey reveals7 months ago
North American investors are most likely to view ESG as a fiduciary duty, while European investors are driven by regulation, performance and reputational risk, according to results from a survey conducted by State Street Global Advisors
ESG integration is part of fiduciary duty, finds UNPRI7 months ago
The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) report ‘Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century’, published late last month, concludes that ESG is a source of investment value, ending debate that using ESG criteria might violate fiduciary duties.
The question is not whether CLOs are too dangerous, but what more they could and should be doing7 months ago
Contrary to recent headlines, CLOs could be the tool which help reduce the rate of climate change
ESG phenomenon leads to talk of incentive fee models8 months ago
For asset managers that are diving into environmental social and governance (ESG) investment standards, an ugly truth is the lack of any standardised performance fees. But that could change as more investors begin picking and choosing allocations based on ESG rubrics.
ESG education top priority for 42% of institutional investors, CFA Society finds8 months ago
Global Institutional investors are increasingly adopting ESG into their investment decision making – but education on the topic and quality ESG data are needed to help them progress, according to a survey conducted by CFA Society in New York
Beyond blacklists: the next step in ESG8 months ago
Credit managers are integrating ESG into their investment processes, but that does not mean they are unable to invest in unethical credits — they can, if they are paid adequately for the risk.
Federated's US and European businesses launch high yield impact funds9 months ago
Federated Investors, Hermes Investment Management and UBS have joined forces to launch new high yield credit funds, which are in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework. The vehicles take the form of a Ucits offering and a mutual fund
Danish pensions join forces on green strategy9 months ago
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has announced that Danish pension funds are set to commit DKK350 billion in green investments, during an event prior to UN Climate Summit in New York
Schroders appoints head of sustainable credit9 months ago
The hire, Schroders anticipates, will "deliver the very best in ESG credit investment solutions for clients"
US credit managers make ESG breakthrough after taking a first step via UNPRI9 months ago
Incorporating a framework for investing in companies based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors is a challenge that US credit managers are accepting in growing numbers
Australian pension fund hires head of ESG9 months ago
The Australian Catholic Superannuation & Retirement Fund has appointed Louise Bradshaw to lead the pension fund’s initiatives in regard to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments
THL updates credit investment framework to include ESG9 months ago
THL Credit Advisors has announced that it has developed an investment framework for assessing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in analysing credit quality and risk factors
A framework for rating the ESG-ness of a borrower is developing, but rating providers are taking diff erent approaches to evaluating environmental and social impact — and getting diff erent results9 months ago
Green bonds and international credit deliver double-digit returns for Swedish pension10 months ago
Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP2) reached SEK 367.4 billion in the first half of 2019, with investments in fixed income generating double-digit returns, according to its half year report
Lombard Odier expands sustainability team10 months ago
Lombard Odier has bolstered its sustainability capabilities with the appointments of Christopher Kaminker and Ebba Lepage
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