ESG & Responsible Investing
All Street Research (All Street) has launched Sevva, an AI powered platform for Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) ratings.
The latest white paper by Ninety One, No one left behind: Building an inclusive transition for emerging markets, examines the flaws in asset managers’ and owners’ interpretations of net-zero which has led them to set portfolio-level carbon targets which will stymie global net zero ambitions.
The investments of UK pension schemes enable the release of 330 million tonnes of carbon every year according to analysis by Make My Money Matter and sustainability research house Route2. The output exceeds the UK’s entire annual CO2 emissions – and would require half of the UK’s landmass to offset.
London CIV has committed to become a net zero entity by 2040 in line with the Paris Agreement objectives to limit global temperature rise below 1.5°C. It will also become a net zero company across operational and supply chain emissions as early as 2025.
The world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, is highlighting climate and natural capital themes in more than half of its engagements with companies, as investors are urged to use their influence to push for positive change.
Barings, has signed the Investor Agenda’s 2021 Global Investor Statement, calling on governments to urgently increase their efforts to address the climate crisis.
ESG fixed-income investment manager, Cameron Hume, reveals why simply setting net zero targets is not enough information for investors wishing to limit their climate risk exposure.
Apex Group (Apex) has been appointed by global (re)insurance broker BMS to deliver Carbon Footprint Assessment & Reporting Services.
Aegon Asset Management and Aegon UK have partnered with the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) to introduce the new Aegon Global Sustainable Sovereign Bond Fund at COP26, the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, to be held in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021.
Ardea Investment Management (Ardea) is among a record number of signatories to a joint global investor statement, calling on governments to urgently ramp up their efforts to address the climate crisis.