Imperial College Business School (Imperial) has launched a new partnership with Standard Chartered, a leading international banking group, to develop new solutions in the field of climate change risk management.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Aviva Investors' Climate Transition European Equity Strategy has reached EUR1 billion in assets under management in the six months since its launch, with EUR100 million in seed money from Aviva France and the rest from external clients.
Amundi has released the key findings of a study on the impact of ESG investing on fixed income portfolios which funds that ESG integration has outperformed the market since 2014 in Europe.
The rising popularity and issuance activity of green bonds is leading to significant growth in green bond funds – both in terms of the number of funds and the assets under management.
Fitch Learning is delivering an introductory level Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) course this Spring, and a practitioner level Certificate course in ESG Investing, to enable investment management professionals at all stages of their careers worldwide to expand their ESG knowledge.
Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, is launching an actively managed, differentiated global high yield fund focusing on corporate credit securities that meet sustainable investment criteria.
France wants nuclear power to be part of the European Union taxonomy on sustainable investment, while Germany wants natural gas included. This has raised scepticism among some asset managers about the wisdom of the EU’s move, writes Jan Wagner…
MSCI has launched a new solution to help investors assess their exposure to climate related risks and opportunities.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has launched the Morgan Stanley Investment Funds (MS INVF) Developing Opportunity Fund.
The National Employment Savings Trust (Nest) has become an investor in Blacrock’s Institutional Cash Series (ICS) Sterling Liquid Environmentally Aware Fund (LEAF).