Lyxor Asset Management is integrating ESG filters into its sovereign bond management business. This HQLA (High Quality Liquidity Assets) strategy, which enables Lyxor to manage the regulatory liquidity buffers of more than 20 banks, is accessible via dedicated mandates or funds and invested on investment grade sovereign bonds. It represents a total of more than EUR10 billion in AuM.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Citi has launched the USD150 million Citi Impact Fund that will make equity investments in “double bottom line” private sector companies that have a positive impact on society.
Morgan Stanley has appointed Linda Hill and Emmanuel Roman to the Institute for Sustainable Investing Advisory Board, effective immediately.
The Eurozone is outperforming North America when it comes to ESG investing, according to new research by Amundi, although passive and active ESG investors on both sides of the pond have seen a positive impact on portfolio performance since 2014.
Northern Trust Asset Management has expanded its sustainability strategies, enabling institutional investors to combine Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing solutions with the manager’s expertise in quantitative investing across developed and emerging markets.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has appointed Niamh Whooley to its investment grade fixed income team in London.
Europe’s leading global insights platform, Atheneum, has planted more than 22,000 trees in over 10 months as part of its initiative to tackle global deforestation.
Prime Capital's planned Green Energy Infrastructure Fund receives Second-Party Opinion from Sustainalytics
Prime Capital AG, an independent alternative asset manager and financial services provider, has received the first Second-Party Opinion on an infrastructure equity fund from Sustainalytics, a global specialist in ESG research, ratings and analysis.
Carbon Care Asia (CCA) has partnered with Solactive to launch the Solactive CarbonCare Asia Sustainability Bond Index, the first index of its kind to measure the growth of green, social, and sustainability bonds in the Asia-Pacific region.
London-based index provider Foxberry Ltd (Foxberry) has expanded its Sustainability Consensus index offering into the US markets, developing the range further following the launch of the European offering in September.