ESG & Responsible Investing
Non-finance data sets increasingly sit at the heart of investment with over 70 per cent of decisions impacted by ESG Factors, says Bright Data research
Bright Data (formerly Luminati Networks), an online data collection platform, has released new research findings that underscore the importance of ESG considerations in investing, and demonstrate the importance organiations place on environmental and social impact when doing business.
Rathbone Unit Trust Management has changed the name of the Rathbone Global Sustainability Fund to the Rathbone Greenbank Global Sustainability Fund, to better reflect the collaboration between Rathbone Unit Trust Management and Rathbone Greenbank Investments, Rathbones’ ethical, sustainable and impact (ESI) investment and research team.
AXA IM has set clear guidelines to limit investment in companies involved in deforestation and natural ecosystem conversion, including companies operating in the palm oil, soy, timber and cattle industries.
Pension schemes unanimously expect to have fully integrated climate risk into their decisions by 2026, according to new figures collected by Willis Towers Watson.
The UK’s largest asset manager, Legal & General Investment Management, is set to divest from four companies over insufficient action on climate risk.
RepRisk: Best ESG Data Provider — Can you outline the asset management industry trends that have been driving growth and development within your firm over the past year?
PraxisIFM has added Aquila Energy Efficiency Trust PLC to its growing portfolio of renewable funds clients.
Global equity portfolio manager Raphael Pitoun has brought his global and US ESG equity strategies to Trium Capital, a family office backed independent asset manager.
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation, has launched the State Street Sustainable Climate Bond Funds, which aim to facilitate investors to significantly reduce their exposure to carbon emissions and fossil fuel, while also re-allocating capital to fund the transition to a low-carbon future.
A group of asset managers are calling on companies with business links to Myanmar to take action against ongoing human rights violations in the country.