ESG & Responsible Investing
ESG criteria is an outperformance factor and an essential prerequisite for companies' resistance to crises, according to the latest "SRI & Performance Study by LFDE," conducted by French asset manager La Financière de l'Echiquier (LFDE) for the third consecutive year.
HSBC Asset Management has strengthened its sustainability proposition with the creation of a Sustainability Office and reorganisation of its Responsible Investment team.
AXA IM, through AXA IM Alts, a specialist in alternative investments with cEUR162 billion of assets under management, has acquired ClimateSeed, a voluntary carbon off-setting platform.
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) launched its Global Climate and Social Impact strategy, adding another sustainability themed product to its ESG range.
New Climate Impact Initiative calls on pensions industry to join forces to ensure climate friendly investments availability for all
Hymans Robertson is supporting and driving a new action group, The Climate Impact Initiative, which aims to encourage providers to make climate friendly impact investment options available for all savers regardless of plan size.
Net Zero Asset Managers initiative announces 41 new signatories, with sector seeing ‘net zero tipping point’
Forty one leading asset managers, representing USD6.8 trillion in assets, are joining the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. Among other steps, this will see the investors work with clients to reach net zero emissions alignment across their portfolios by 2050 or sooner and set interim 2030 emissions reduction targets.
Franklin Templeton, ClearBridge Investments, Brandywine Global and Martin Currie joinNet Zero Asset Managers Initiative
Franklin Templeton and three of its affiliated specialist investment managers – ClearBridge Investments, Brandywine Global and Martin Currie – have joined the industry-leading Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative. These four signatories collectively represent more than USD948 billion in assets under management (AUM).
CIBC Asset Management Inc has launched CIBC Sustainable Investment Solutions, providing access to actively managed strategies that seek to align with the investing values of socially responsible investors.
Bedford Row Capital mandated to lead on new “Orestes greenium” portfolio for Sustainable Capital PLC
Bedford Row Capital PLC has been mandated by Sustainable Capital PLC to create new, dual-currency managed portfolio certificates with a target annual yield of 550bps above IBOR and low volatility.
River and Mercantile (R&M) has joined the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, an international group of asset managers committed to backing global efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, and to supporting investing aligned with net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner.