Demand for Islamic finance solutions is set to increase in the GCC and Middle East in the next five years, according to a new report ‘The Evolution of Wealth Management in the World of Islamic Finance 2019’, commissioned by Jersey Finance and Hubbis.
ESG & Responsible Investing
The International Accounting Standards Board should be commended for its latest guidance on how companies should incorporate material climate risk into financial reporting, according to Natasha Landell-Mills, head of stewardship at Sarasin and Partners.
Asset manager ACTIAM has launched the ACTIAM (L) Sustainable Emerging Markets Debt Fund.
Pensions for Purpose has added Alex Noble to its team on a part-time basis.
CFA UK’s Certificate in ESG Investing, the first qualification of its kind in the UK, will be available to investment professionals from December.
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has appointed Ian Simm (pictured), Founder and Chief Executive of Impax Asset Management, to its board.
Robeco has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with Satelligence, an Utrecht-based company with more than 20 years’ experience in leveraging satellite imagery on deforestation.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has applied ESG enhancements to the first of its European money market funds.
Fintech Worldwide has partnered with New York-based Molinari Media, PBC to launch TheIMPACT, a new television and social media platform which will focus on bringing stories on how digital technologies and digital assets are creating social impact and accelerating progress towards Sustainable Development Goals globally.
London-based investment firm, Carbon Cap has added several trading and environmental experts to its team in preparation for the launch of a global carbon and environmental markets fund.