ESG & Responsible Investing

Responsible investing

Divestment is the last resort for responsible asset owners seeking to create change, says Storebrand 

Divestment is the last resort for responsible asset owners seeking to create change, says Storebrand 

Several large European banks including BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, ING, Natixis, Rabobank, and UBS made the headlines earlier this month when environmental groups alleged that they had financed some USD10 billion of oil trading from the Amazon rainforest over the past decade, despite its deleterious impact on the environment and the livelihoods of the indigenous peoples in the region.

Impact investing

HSBC sets sights on ‘natural capital’ in new asset management JV with climate advisory Pollination

HSBC sets sights on ‘natural capital’ in new asset management JV with climate advisory Pollination

HSBC Global Asset Management is making its first foray into ‘natural capital’, with plans to launch a new asset management firm dedicated to investing in natural assets in partnership with specialist climate change advisory and investment firm Pollination.