ESG & Responsible Investing
Make My Money Matter, a people powered campaign founded by filmmaker Richard Curtis, has written to the largest UK DB pension schemes as part of its industry wide push to encourage the transition towards a net zero economy.
Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, has been awarded a GBP1.3bn climate transition-related multi-asset credit mandate by the Brunel Pension Partnership.
Cartwright, an independent, privately-owned pension actuarial, investment consulting, administration and consultancy firm, is urging trustees to answer the question “How climate ready is our pension scheme?”
Limina, the provider of the world’s first and only customisable cloud-native Investment Management Solution (IMS) for mid-sized asset managers, has bolstered its ESG capabilities for clients by integrating Bloomberg Enterprise’s industry-leading ESG datasets.
BlackRock has confirmed that nine UK local government pensions schemes (LGPs) invested a total of USD605 million in the final fundraise for its Global Renewable Power Fund III (GRP III). This commitment demonstrates the continued focus on sustainable investing among institutional investors.
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) assets are on track to exceed USD50 trillion by 2025, representing more than a third of the projected USD140.5 trillion in total global assets under management, according to Bloomberg Intelligence’s (BI) latest ESG 2021 Midyear Outlook report.
Make My Money Matter, a people powered campaign founded by filmmaker Richard Curtis, has announced eleven new signatories of its growing Green Pensions Charter.
The market for ESG investing in the UK will come under greater scrutiny from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), according to a new business plan published by the regulator.
RepRisk, an ESG data science firm combining machine learning and human intelligence to identify ESG risks, has partnered with B3, the exchange in South America, to update the B3 Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE B3). RepRisk ESG risk data on 1,000 Brazilian companies is now integrated into the selection and scoring algorithm of ISE B3, and will be used in portfolio screening and monitoring processes by B3. The enhanced ISE B3 index algorithm leverages ESG risk criteria for deploying more impactful passive investment strategies and drives sustainable capital allocation in the South American market.
Zurich UK has switched almost USD1 billion of its investment portfolio into a new ESG benchmark as it continues to take action to curb carbon emissions.