Boardrooms, senior executives and business leaders are increasingly confident in addressing challenges presented by climate risk, but a failure to consider the 'People Factor' in any boardroom decarbonisation strategy could undermine climate change mitigation efforts, according to a new report from Eversheds Sutherland and KPMG.
CryptoUK, an independent association representing the UK crypto industry, has appointed Rob McWilliam as its new non-executive director (NED).
CoinShares International Limited (CoinShares) has appointed Christine Rankin and Viktor Fritzén as Independent Non-Executive Directors of the Company.
Asset managers prioritise underlying investments, while asset owners identify climate change as their top ESG concern
Asset managers are placing greater emphasis on active ownership of their investments and increasingly engaging on ESG issues with the underlying companies in their portfolios, according to a newly released survey conducted by Russell Investments.
JPMorgan Chase and EDF, Britain’s biggest generator of zero-carbon electricity, are collaborating to help power JPMorgan Chase’s UK offices with 100 per cent renewable electricity in support of its commitment to carbon neutrality in its operations.
Digital token trading platform Bitfinex has enabled its users to deposit and withdraw Tether tokens (USDt) on the Avalanche transport protocol.
Liquidnet, a global institutional investment network, has appointed Nicholas Stephan as Global Head of Fixed Income Product, Services and Dealer Relations.
BNP Paribas has bolstered its offering to address two themes dominating investors’ minds – the continued need to expand ESG investing, particularly tactical strategies like factor investing, and the clear trend to position defensively in response to the continued spectre of Covid-19.
By Jordan Harwood and Zhanying Li – "Emerging Markets Debt (EMD) continues to be a key component within many institutional fixed income portfolios today. Firstly, there is strong potential for capital growth and diversification, against the backdrop of developed market rates; and secondly, the asset class still provides essential income to those combatting cash-flow negativity amid the Covid-prolonged low yield environment,” says Jordan Harwood, Vice President, iShares UK Asset Owner Specialist.
Multrees Investor Services (Multrees), a provider of outsourced platform, investment administration and custody services, has been appointed by Brompton Asset Management to provide custody and administration for Brompton’s private clients and platform technology across the business.