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ESG integration is essential in Sweden’s institutional investment market

Mon, 19/08/2019 - 09:17

The integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) into products and processes is a must for asset managers competing in Sweden’s institutional market, according to research and consulting firm Cerulli Associates. »

Solar panels

Novasec launches renewable energy investment platform

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 08:52

Novasec has launched a new investment platform, which connects investors with unique opportunities in the fast-growing renewable energy sector.  »

CO2

Turquoise International appointed to manage new low-carbon fund

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 10:27

Turquoise International, a merchant bank focusing on energy, environment and efficiency, has been appointed as fund manager for Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2).  »

Pramal Dhawan, PIMCO

PIMCO expands range of ESG funds with PIMCO GIS Emerging Markets Bond ESG Fund  

Mon, 05/08/2019 - 11:07

Fixed income investment firm PIMCO has expanded its range of ESG solutions with the PIMCO GIS Emerging Markets Bond ESG Fund.  »

Kennedy Capital Management launches ESG SMID Cap Mutual Fund

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 08:05

Kennedy Capital Management (Kennedy Capital), a provider of investment management services to pension funds, endowments, foundations and high net-worth individuals, has launched a small and mid-cap (SMID) mutual fund optimised for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles.  »

Brent Newcomb, Tortoise

Tortoise launches suite of UCITS funds focused on energy transition, sustainable infrastructure and water

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 11:13

Tortoise has launched three UCITS funds – the Tortoise Energy Transition UCITS Fund, the Tortoise Sustainable Listed Infrastructure UCITS Fund and the Tortoise Sustainable Global Water UCITS Fund. »

Loud hailer

Schroders acquires majority stake in impact investor BlueOrchard

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 11:11

Schroders will acquire a majority stake in impact investor BlueOrchard, which was Founded in 2001, as one of the world’s first commercial managers of microfinance debt investments. »

ESG

ESG data provider Truvalue Labs launches new SASB edition

Fri, 26/07/2019 - 09:40

Truvalue Labs, a specialist in AI-driven environmental, social and governance (ESG) data, has launched a raft of enhancements to its ESG data platform, including the integration of the final codified Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) framework, expanded company coverage to more than 16,000 public and private companies globally, the addition of six new languages and expanded fixed income coverage. »

Peter Hughes, Apex

Apex appoints global Head of ESG Product

Thu, 25/07/2019 - 09:28

Apex has launched a new ESG data and rating service, Apex GreenLight ESG Ratings (GreenLight), and appointing a Global Head of ESG Product to drive development. »

Carbon emissions

Schroders targets low carbon shift with Global Energy Transition fund

Mon, 22/07/2019 - 11:18

Schroders is aiming to harness the global shift towards a low carbon energy system with the launch of its Global Energy Transition fund, meeting growing client demand for actively-managed exposure to this fast-evolving and ground-breaking sector. »

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