Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has released its annual Climate Impact Pledge. This year’s more extensive Pledge methodology continues to expand the firm's engagement framework on behalf of its DC clients and members.
ESG & Responsible Investing
The pensions industry has identified solutions to the barriers that prevent pension funds from fully embracing climate-aware investment.
MSCI ESG Ratings by MSCI ESG Research are now available via the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg Terminal users can access this MSCI data and use it alongside Bloomberg’s broader functionality across the Terminal, complementing existing ESG data sets.
A USD20 trillion group of financial institutions including Amundi, Fidelity International, and Aviva Investors is asking over a thousand companies to commit to “science-based climate action” in line with achieving net-zero by 2050.
Imperial College Business School and Lee Kong Chian School of Business launch Singapore Green Finance Centre
Imperial College Business School and the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University (SMU) have launched the Singapore Green Finance Centre (SGFC), Singapore’s first research institute dedicated to green finance research and talent development.
MackeyRMS launches ESG scorecards to streamline investment selection, monitoring and reporting for ESG-focused portfolios
MackeyRMS, a provider of SaaS-based research management software built to give fundamental investment teams an easier way to create and share investment research in real time, has launched ESG Scorecards to streamline investment selection, monitoring and reporting for ESG-focused portfolios.
A new survey of leading institutional investors by The Risk Management Association (RMA) has revealed that 95 per cent of respondents believe that securities lending activities can coexist with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has appointed Alexis Crusey to its Product Strategy team within Private Markets.
State Street Global Advisors has launched a new range of funds, State Street Climate Equity Funds, for investors looking to reduce climate risk in their portfolios.
Fitch Ratings has launched a pilot report that evaluates the vulnerability of sectors' and entities' creditworthiness to ESG-driven risks up to the year 2050. The first report on Fitch's ESG Vulnerability Scores (ESG.VS) covers 29 utilities sub-sectors and is now available on the Fitch Ratings website for review and feedback.