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Dentons launches Sustainable Investment practice in Europe

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 10:33

Law firm Dentons has launched a Sustainable Investment practice in Europe to meet the growing interest in socially responsible and environmentally conscious business investment.  »

Justin Wheatley, StatPro

StatPro acquires ESG research and index business 

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 10:17

StatPro Group, an AIM-listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has acquired the environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and index business unit (ECPI) from ECPI Group for EUR2.9 million (GBP2.6 million) in cash. »

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Spain joins impact investing GSG

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 09:59

Spain has joined the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG), the Global Working Group for Social Impact Investment, founded in 2013 by the G8.  »

Josh Kendall, Insight

Impact bonds falling short of minimum standards for sustainability, says Insight

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 10:46

The market for impact bonds is increasingly diverse but many of the instruments coming to market fall short of the minimum standards for sustainability set by Insight Investment, a global asset and risk manager.  »

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HSBC GAM to launch new green bond fund

Tue, 04/06/2019 - 12:37

HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) is to launch a new green bond fund, the HSBC Real Economy Green Investment Opportunity GEM Bond Fund (REGIO).  »

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State Street enhances ESG data and analytics offering

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 14:35

State Street Corporation has made a series of enhancements to ESGX, the firm’s web-based platform that provides clients with tools to assess in-depth ESG-factor exposure in their portfolios.  »

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Generation closes USD1bn Sustainable Solutions Fund

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 10:33

Generation Investment Management, a dedicated sustainable investment firm with approximately USD22 billion of assets under management, has held the close of its USD1 billion Generation IM Sustainable Solutions Fund III.  »

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Sustainable funds gain USD102bn of inlfows in the 15 months through March 2019

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 09:07

Sustainable, responsible, and impact investment funds continue to grow rapidly, having attracted USD26 billion of net inflows worldwide during the first quarter of 2019. This comes after a record USD76 billion inflow in 2018, according to a new report by Impactvesting.  »

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Rockefeller Capital Management launches UCITS funds based on equity ESG strategies

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 09:04

Rockefeller Capital Management’s asset management business, Rockefeller Asset Management, is now offering its investment strategies based on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research to European investors in a UCITS regulated fund structure.  »

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Vanguard’s first actively managed ESG fund now open for investment

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 09:02

Vanguard has launched its first actively managed environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund, the Global ESG Select Stock Fund (VEIGX), which is now accepting investments during a two-week subscription period concluding on 4 June, 2019, when it is expected to begin trading. »

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