ESG & Responsible Investing
The Paris Agreement climate targets are increasingly out of reach as the world’s publicly listed companies will cause global temperatures to rise by 3°C, according to the latest MSCI Net-Zero Tracker.
The fund will invest in a portfolio of issuers that have an A1, P1 or F1 rating, or long term equivalent, and are demonstrably better at addressing ESG risks than other issuers in the investable universe. This will be achieved by applying a robust ESG scoring system and relative ESG filters that are appropriate for the money market investable universe. The fund will enable institutional investors - including large corporates, pension funds, insurers and others - to focus their cash investments in a solution that helps them meet their own sustainability objectives.
New report finds GBP97bn of additional investment needed over next decade to meet UK’s nature-related ambitions
A new report has revealed a GBP97 billion investment gap to secure key nature-related outcomes in the UK – such as biodiversity protection and restoration – to be between GBP44 billion and GBP97 billion over the next 10 years.
Wilshire has launched a new video series to help guide institutional investors in understanding the investment returns and risks of the climate challenge.
Asset manager Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is partnering with NTR, a renewable energy specialist, to jointly tackle the climate emergency.
ICE’s ESG Reference Data service will now be integrated with GoldenSource ESG Impact, which provides ESG data for buyside and sellside investors.
GIB Asset Management (GIB AM), a UK based sustainable asset manager with USD12 billion in AUM, in partnership with Amundi Ireland Limited, has launched the GIB AM Sustainable World Fund.
ESG analysis is more difficult in private debt but can uncover aspects often overlooked in traditional analysis. Less liquid and transparent, they hold some challenges for investors pursuing environmental, social and governance goals.
Willis Towers Watson and Qontigo launch STOXX global index series that quantifies climate transition risk of companies
Qontigo and Willis Towers Watson have launched a family of climate transition indices driven by a next generation methodology that directly quantifies the impact of a Paris-aligned climate transition on equity valuations.
Robeco publishes in-depth assessment of water market to mark 20th anniversary of Sustainable Water Strategy
Robeco has published an in-depth assessment of the water market “Boiling Point: global growth, climate change and the increasing pressure for water resources”, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the RobecoSAM Sustainable Water Strategy.