Marking the second anniversary of its launch, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Global Sustain strategy has attracted investor assets of USD1 billion.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Eager APAC and EMEA investors are driving a surge in emerging market debt allocation, with almost three quarters of investors now allocating toward the asset class, according to Invesco’s third annual Global Fixed Income Study. This figure has shot up, with just under half of investors reporting the same in 2018.
The PLSA has founded an industry group to help pension schemes meet the new 2020 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting duties in UK.
By Joe Mares, manager of the Trium ESG Emissions Impact Fund
While the recent turmoil in the oil markets might seem extraordinary, history shows the present situation is a return to the past, argues Joe Mares, manager of the Trium ESG Emissions Impact Fund.
Citi has issued its first USD-denominated benchmark green bond. This bond follows Citi’s inaugural Euro-denominated green bond benchmark issued in January 2019.
The great ESG mismatch: New data shows asset management industry is failing to provide the information investors need on ESG
Although there has been a significant increase in both the supply and demand for ESG content created by asset managers in the last 12 months, there remains a gap between the content investors are looking for and the content managers are actually providing, according to new research from Peregrine Communications.
Emily Chew and Navindu Katugampola have joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Chew has joined MSIM as global head of sustainability based in New York, while Katugampola has joined MSIM as head of sustainability for fixed income based in London.
HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Michael Ridley as senior responsible investment specialist. Ridley will report to Melissa McDonald, head of responsible investment.
Windmill Capital Management has launched an offering for a private clean energy investment fund. Windmill Clean Energy Credit Trust (CECT) will offer up to USD250 million of Class 1 Beneficial Interests (shares) to accredited investors.
USD110 million climate impact fund closed by Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s AIP Private Markets
A first of its kind collaboration with the US congregations of Dominican Sisters, the globally diversified fund will find investment solutions which focus on climate change and aiding marginalised communities that it has disproportionately impacted.