ESG & Responsible Investing

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Over half of sovereign wealth funds now have a top down policy as ESG spreads to fixed income

Over half of sovereign wealth funds now have a top down policy as ESG spreads to fixed income

A major global study has found ESG adoption is rapidly gaining traction among sovereign investors and Central Banks. The Invesco Global Sovereign Asset Management Study, which surveyed 139 individual sovereign investors and Central Bank reserve managers, showed nearly two thirds (60 per cent) of sovereigns now incorporate a top-down ESG policy – up from 46 per cent in 2017.

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Responsible returns: How ESG integration is transforming the institutional investment landscape…

Responsible returns: How ESG integration is transforming the institutional investment landscape…

Whether due to increasing demand from investors, or new regulation from the EU, sustainable investing is currently one of the dominant trends in Europe’s institutional investment industry. And as Jan Wagner finds out, ESG integration can benefit everything from returns to reputation…