ESG & Responsible Investing
Greenhouse gas emission intensity of investments in Evenlode funds is 10 times lower than for MSCI World Index
The greenhouse gas emissions associated with investing in an average Evenlode portfolio are ten times lower than an equivalent investment in a fund tracking the MSCI World Index. This is according to the latest Evenlode Investment portfolio emissions report for 2020 (Evenlode portfolio data as at 31 December 2020).
Investment consultants are planning to use their influence in the investment industry to push for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner.
CME Group has launched what it says is the derivatives industry’s first-ever Sustainable Clearing service to help market participants track and report on how their hedging activities are advancing their sustainability goals.
Twelve investment consulting firms, responsible for advising institutional asset owners on assets of approximately USD10 trillion, have today launched the Net Zero Investment Consultants Initiative (NZICI). Through nine specific action points, they commit to supporting the goal of global net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner.
The proposed International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) could prompt consolidation in the disclosure of financially material sustainability information by corporates and financial institutions within a globally accepted framework, Fitch Ratings says.
From 14 December 2021 the Premier Miton Ethical Fund will be renamed Premier Miton Responsible UK Equity Fund.
Fitch Group has launched Sustainable Fitch, which will offer a comprehensive range of ESG Ratings products, at both an entity and instrument level, for all asset classes globally.
Sustainable investments could make up majority of global private wealth portfolios in coming years, finds report
The world’s wealthiest individuals, family offices, and foundations, are preparing to plough billions of dollars into sustainable investments over the coming years, as they increasingly view addressing climate change as both a social responsibility and an attractive investment opportunity.
Asset managers are debating their levels of exposure to Chinese assets, as a regulatory crackdown across multiple industries in the country dampens investor sentiment.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, and Intrinsic Exchange Group (IEG), are jointly developing a new class of publicly traded assets called Natural Asset Companies, or NACs.