ESG & Responsible Investing
Edinburgh based privately owned asset management firm Aubrey Capital Management has announced that it has signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Alveo, a financial data management solutions provider, has unveiled new environmental, social and governance (ESG) data management functionality, including an extension of the firm's standard industry data model and UI that helps clients understand data quality, data lineage and divergence between third party ratings.
Specialist fixed income manager, BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay), has launched a strategy which enables fixed income investors to allocate for positive impact by investing in liquid public debt markets.
In a new research paper, "Honey, I Shrunk the ESG Alpha": Risk-Adjusting ESG Portfolio Returns, Scientific Beta researchers examine equity strategies that exploit information in ESG ratings, following several papers that suggest that these strategies lead to outperformance.
Climate change trumps diversity and inclusion in institutional investor ESG considerations, finds Procensus survey
Institutional investors are significantly further ahead when it comes to integrating climate change in their investment decisions than other ESG issues such as diversity and inclusion, according to a newly released report.
Global investment management firm AllianceBernstein has been announced as the Founding Member of the Corporate Affiliate Program at the newly launched Columbia Climate School.
As Joe Biden’s presidency passes the 100-day mark, fund managers are considering what impact his inaugural period in office will have on financial markets.
PIMCO, one of the world’s specialist fixed income investment managers, has launched the PIMCO GIS ESG Income Fund, which targets investments with strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials, while aiming to maintain a high and consistent level of dividend income for investors.
Investors are confronting difficult questions over whether cryptocurrency investing is compatible with their ESG considerations, as surging bitcoin prices prompt many managers to consider allocating toward digital assets.
BlackRock has launched the Authorised Contractual Scheme (ACS) World ESG Insights Equity Fund, which is designed to simplify ESG investing by focusing on the factors that matter and can demonstrate materiality.