eVestment, a specialist in institutional investment data and analytics, has launched a new ESG questionnaire as part of its initiative to standardise ESG reporting.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Allianz Global Investors has appointed Matt Christensen as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing.
Swedish pension scheme AP1 and TOBAM, a Paris-based research driven quantitative asset manager, have adopted a new fossil-free approach to emerging market equity and global high yield exposures.
Investment firms are incorporating more ESG metrics into their investment processes, and expanding the amount of resources dedicated to responsible investment, according to a major new survey of asset managers conducted by Russell Investments.
The Global Steering Group for Impact Investing (GSG) has appointed Lynn Nicholson as Head of Communications to develop and lead the movement’s global communications strategy, aimed at raising the profile of impact investment and the impact economy across the world.
The investment industry needs to go beyond measuring impact, says The Thinking Ahead Institute, and instead focus on linking those metrics back to the process of creating value for stakeholders.
Mercer has been awarded a top accolade for responsible investment strategy and governance by the PRI. Already a recognised responsible investment (RI) consultant pioneer, Mercer secured an A+ and six As for its USD306 billion of assets under management in investment solutions across public and private markets.
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has launched a first science-based target framework and validation service for financial institutions.
Robeco has expanded its SI Center of Expertise team by appointing Lucian Peppelenbos as Climate Strategist as of 1 October 2020.
PIMCO, a fixed income investment firm, has launched the PIMCO GIS Climate Bond Fund, dedicated to investments linked to combating global climate change.