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Natixis Investment Managers appoints first head of CSR and ESG

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 10:31

Natixis Investment Managers has appointed Harald Walkate as Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and ESG. »

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Wells Fargo Asset Management appoints Global Head of ESG

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 10:43

Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) has appointed Hannah Skeates as global head of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Skeates is based in London and will report to Fredrik Axsater, head of WFAM Strategic Business Segments. »

Stephanie Chang, Schroders

Schroders hires ESG integration specialist

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 09:43

Schroders has hired an Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) integration specialist, focussed on enhancing the company’s’ ability to embed sustainability across its investment teams to better meet the needs of its clients. »

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Spouting Rock Asset Management appoints Chief Sustainability Officer

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 09:13

Spouting Rock Asset Management has appointed Pamela Jacobs as its first Chief Sustainability Officer. In this new role, she’ll work with the firm’s management and investment teams to assess the Impact and ESG landscape and determine the best way to integrate these into the firm’s investment strategy, culture and philosophy. »

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Institutional investors to almost double allocations to renewable energy assets, says survey

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 09:02

Institutional investors plan to almost double portfolio allocations to renewable energy over the next five years. An estimated USD210 billion from investors surveyed for a new report by Octopus is expected to flow into the asset class over the period. »

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Carmignac secures French government SRI labels for three funds

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 09:27

Carmignac has obtained French government SRI labels from the independent accreditation body AFNOR for three of its funds. »

Eoin Fahy, KBIGI

KBIGI launches fossil fuel-free versions of Global, Eurozone and Emerging Markets equity funds

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 09:16

KBI Global Investors (KBIGI) has extended its range of Responsible Investing strategies, with the launch of fossil fuel-free versions of its Global, Eurozone and Emerging Markets equity funds.  »

Thede Rust, Nordea

Nordea expands ESG bond range with Emerging ‘Stars’ strategy

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 09:09

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has expanded its ESG fixed income offering with the launch of the Nordea 1 – Emerging Stars Bond Fund. »

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S&P Global Ratings launches ESG sections in corporate credit rating reports

Fri, 01/02/2019 - 10:32

S&P Global Ratings has started to include environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sections within its issuer credit rating reports on corporate entities. »

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Nordea expands ESG 'Stars' range with European Corporate Stars Bond Fund

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 08:53

Building on the success of Nordea Asset Management’s (NAM) 'Stars' fund range in the equities space, the asset manager is expanding into fixed income with the new Nordea 1 – European Corporate Stars Bond Fund. »

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