ESG & Responsible Investing
CME Group is to launch E-mini S&P Europe 350 ESG Index futures, a targeted risk management tool to align with environmental, social and governance (ESG) values.
The push to reduce carbon emissions is taking a new direction in the asset management industry, with fund managers experimenting with new ways for investors to buy their funds without increasing the size of their carbon footprint.
Buck, a consulting, technology, and administration services firm specialising in pensions and employee benefits, has launched an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) dashboard for UK pension schemes.
Independent investment consultant Redington, which advises on over GBP500 billion of assets, has announced that going forward all default client advice will be aligned with the goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest, as outlined in the Paris Agreement.
Small business retirement plan pioneer Ubiquity Retirement + Savings (Ubiquity) has added environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund options to its 401(k) offerings.
EdenTree Investment Management, a responsible and sustainable investment manager with a strong heritage of delivering profits with principles, has entered a brand partnership with Team GB Olympic hopeful Alice Dearing.
EFAMA calls for prompt adoption of ambitious mandatory sustainability disclosures under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive
The European Commission has published a proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), paving the way for much-needed mandatory European sustainability reporting standards (ESS).
Aviva Investors proposes revisions to international financial architecture to achieve sustainable transition
Aviva Investors has set out a series of proposals and recommendations to G7 and G20 nations it believes will enable the global financial system to tackle the climate crisis in an effective and cohesive way.
Manulife Investment Management issues inaugural stewardship report and emphasises role of active asset managers to drive impact
Manulife Investment Management has released its inaugural stewardship report highlighting the firm’s commitment to stewardship codes across a variety of jurisdictions and developed in accordance with the 12 stewardship principles outlined by the UK stewardship code, one of the first and most comprehensive global codes.
Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) has published its fully digital annual ESG report 2020, detailing the significant progress made towards embedding Sustainable Investing across its investment strategies.