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Andy Sloan, Guernsey Finance

The green ‘emerging global contender’

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 13:00

By Dr Andy Sloan (pictured), Guernsey Finance – Guernsey has been identified as an ‘emerging global contender’ in green finance. In a climate currently led by the global commitments made at the United Nations COP 21 conference in 2015, Guernsey has identified green issues as a key strategic objective. »

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Natixis launches Green Weighting Factor for financing deals to comply with Paris Agreement goals

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 11:08

Natixis developed a new Green Weighting Factor methodology which will be applied to analytical RWA on the company’s financing deals in a move to address potential changes in regulation. »

Andy Sloan, Guernsey Finance

Guernsey launches regulated green fund product

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:57

Guernsey has launched what it says is a world-first regulated green fund product. »

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Report finds ESG integration improving among alternatives managers

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 12:47

LGT Capital Partners reports that European alternatives managers’ adoption of ESG principals has increased. »

Eoin Murray, Hermes

Hermes launches carbon tool

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 08:15

Hermes Investment Management is launching a carbon tool that allows fund managers to assess their fund’s carbon performance, carbon risk, and corresponding engagements with investee companies in a comprehensive manner. »

Morgan Stanley’s ESG survey finds majority wants to include ESG

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 12:15

The Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and Morgan Stanley Investment Management have published an ESG survey which has gathered insights about trends, motivations, challenges and implementation approaches in sustainable investing by polling a range of asset owners, 60 per cent of which had total assets over USD10 billion. »

Serena Vento, Climate Bonds

Foresight Group becomes a Climate Bonds Partner

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:27

Foresight Group (Foresight) has become the latest financial institution to join the Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program. Partners assist in developing climate finance solutions in local markets and help define policy agendas for national, regional and sector-based programs. »

Leon Kamhi, Hermes

Hermes Investment Management strengthens Responsibility Office with two new hires

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 10:46

Hermes Investment Management has expanded its Responsibility Office, with the appointment of Ingrid Holmes and Kate Fowler.  »

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ACTIAM elected as member of the Executive Committee of Green Bond Principles

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:52

Asset manager ACTIAM has been elected by the members of the Green Bond Principles (GBP) to become part of the GBP Executive Committee. »

Shaun Conway, ixo Foundation

ixo foundation brings blockchain and impact investing close together

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 13:27

A new foundation focused on using a blockchain protocol to track and measure impact investing has been created by Dr Shaun Conway, a medical doctor and former adviser to the World Health Organisation.   »

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