CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has released a report designed to help guide investors towards including climate change analysis in the investment process.
ESG & Responsible Investing
European asset managers are leading the world in ESG product availability, thought leadership and brand positioning, according to new research by digital transformation specialists Kurtosys Systems.
A recent study carried out by Redington’s Manager Research Team has shown that more than a third (39 per cent) of asset manager respondents are unable to provide an example of a climate change related engagement effort, while less than two thirds (62 per cent) have an ESG engagement policy in place.
Trucost climate analytics and environmental data now integrated into S&P Global Market Intelligence platform
S&P Global Market Intelligence announced today that Trucost, which includes carbon and environmental data from over 15,000 companies, is now available on the Market Intelligence Platform.
BlackRock, State Street, and Vanguard block action on deforestation in shareholder votes, finds Friends of the Earth
The world’s three largest asset managers, BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street, have either voted against or abstained from voting on all efforts to halt deforestation by shareholders of consumer brands and agribusiness companies since 2012, a new report from environmental advocacy group Friends of the Earth finds.
TD Asset Management (TDAM) has added two new mutual funds to its sustainability suite: TD North American Sustainability Equity Fund and TD North American Sustainability Balanced Fund.
Income Research + Management (Income Research or IR+M) have appointed Allison Walsh as Head of ESG and Corporate Sustainability on 1 September, 2020.
MSCI has launched a tool to help investors assess their exposure and alignment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Rachida Mourahib as Head of Fixed Income ESG and Green Research within the Global Credit Research team, effective immediately.
SEDCO Capital, a global Shariah-compliant asset manager, has received the highest possible rating by the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in recognition of the Firm’s approach to responsible investing and integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its investment solutions.