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esg takes root

Special Report: ESG takes root

November 2018 (magazine)By

One in every four professionally managed dollars is now invested sustainably according to some definition, with a total of $22.9trn run in this way overall

Do asset managers have what it takes?

November 2018 (magazine)By

Integration is high on the agenda for most asset managers. What does it take to build truly sustainable portfolios?

Getting engaged

November 2018 (magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

Index managers are using their size and heft to influence corporate behaviour

Around the world in ESG

November 2018 (magazine)

An update on ESG initiatives across the globe 

Low-carbon indices: Work in progress

November 2018 (magazine)By

Providers acknowledge low-carbon indices are imperfect, but argue they are an invaluable tool

Fixed income: Will it be E, S or G?

November 2018 (magazine)By David Turner

The three components of ESG investing in fixed income – environmental, social and governance – cannot be maximised simultaneously. Investors must decide which to emphasise

In search of a gold standard

November 2018 (magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

University research network seeks to cut through the noise of ESG data

Accounting standards: It’s all about perspective

November 2018 (magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

Does IFRS 9 help or hinder long-term investment?

All ESG

Netspar to branch out into artificial intelligence, big data

Pension dashboard should display impact information, says taskforce

Fri, 15 Feb 2019By

Social impact investing ‘implementation taskforce’ responds to government consultation

Stock markets

Index providers respond to controversial weapons campaign

Thu, 14 Feb 2019By

€6trn of investors want exclusion to be the default for indices, providers emphasise choice  

EU flag

EU shareholder rights directive ‘could fail’: Hermes

Wed, 13 Feb 2019By

Manager concerned by low levels of awareness and preparedness for revised Shareholder Rights Directive 

Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin

Domestic investments net 4.7% gain for Irish sovereign fund

Tue, 12 Feb 2019By

ISIF’s €4.1bn in Irish investments have attracted a further €7.5bn from external investors

ESG impact trees forestry green

Joseph Mariathasan: ​ESG’s challenge to economic theory

Mon, 11 Feb 2019By

Traditional economic thinking needs to change to keep up with the adoption of ESG strategies

All ESG News

Guy Opperman, UK minister for pensions and financial inclusion

UK government seeks to open up illiquid assets to DC funds

Wed, 6 Feb 2019By

DWP proposes illiquids allocation reporting and consolidation review duties, plus charge cap calculation addition

high water flood

PIMCO launches insurance-linked securities business

Fri, 25 Jan 2019By IPE Staff

Fixed-income specialist partners with parent Allianz for push into the alternative asset class

Nuclear power station

Joseph Mariathasan: Nuclear needs warming up

Mon, 14 Jan 2019By

Hitachi seems likely to abandon plans to build a nuclear power station in Wales due to a lack of firm investor commitments. This follows the abandonment by Toshiba of a nuclear project in Cumbria last year.

Cranes

Institutional investors to hasten exit from public markets in 2019

Tue, 8 Jan 2019By

Large-scale poll sees pension funds boosting private assets, with a focus on private equity and real estate

Niklas Ekvall

​IPE Conference: AP4 chief in no rush to add illiquids

Thu, 6 Dec 2018By

NEST CIO Mark Fawcett is on the hunt for DC-ready private credit managers

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