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One third of asset managers still not engaging on climate change, says Redington manager research

One third of asset managers still not engaging on climate change, says Redington manager research

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.

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BlackRock, State Street, and Vanguard block action on deforestation in shareholder votes, finds Friends of the Earth

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.

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SEDCO Capital awarded highest ratings in UN PRI Assessment Report 2020

SEDCO Capital awarded highest ratings in UN PRI Assessment Report 2020

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.