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ESG: From niche to norm?

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Susanna Rust charts the evolution of responsible investment over the past 20 years

ESG: Antibiotics on the agenda

March 2017 (Magazine)By

There is growing concern that the overuse of antibiotics could have great human and financial costs

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ESG: UN goals strike a chord

February 2017 (Magazine)By

The UN Sustainable Development Goals, agreed by world leaders in September 2015, have captured the imagination of many in the European institutional investment community

Outlook 2017: Paris Agreement focuses minds

December 2016 (Magazine)By

The speedy ratification of the COP21 climate change deal cements the investment relevance of action against global warming, reports Susanna Rust

Long-Term Matters: Carbon footprint envy

December 2016 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

An explosion of providers and events promise to turn investors into low-carbon heroes. Even campaigners use it to benchmark managers. What will it deliver? Raj Thamotheram writes

ESG meets credit

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Susanna Rust reports on a new joint initiative involving fixed income investors and credit rating agencies 

Sustainable investing is becoming much more important

May 2016 (Magazine)By Thomas Merz

The importance of sustainable investments is steadily increasing. At the same time, the debate surrounding the added value of this investment approach continues

Mountain View: Google’s headquarters in the US

ESG: The taxing issue of tax

March 2016 (Magazine)By

As Google, Amazon and other multinationals face scrutiny over their tax affairs, we assess the case for asset owners to engage on the issue

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ERAFP plans €50m low carbon equity fund investments

Fri, 19 May 2017By

Fund selection was inspired by performance on a virtual asset management platform 

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Oil and gas industry heeding (some) investor demands on climate risks

Wed, 17 May 2017By

Engagement has had ‘discernible’ impact, but more work to be done at investors and companies

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IFoA pushes environmental issues higher up actuarial agenda

Tue, 16 May 2017By

UK actuarial association issues ‘Risk Alert’ on climate change

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AP7 return leads Sweden's premium pension providers in 2016

Tue, 16 May 2017By

Good year for premium pensions despite ‘doubtful’ performance from handful of funds

Equity investors should consider the duration of their portfolios index

Latin America best placed to meet global 2°C energy target: S&P

Mon, 15 May 2017By Raji Menon

Despite a high carbon footprint, Latin American equities also offer high exposure to renewables

All ESG News

Asset Allocation: The big picture

November 2014 (Magazine)By Caroline Hay

There is an uncomfortable sense that many market outlooks and forecasts are too sanguine about future risks and the course of US interest rates. Some asset classes are already being severely buffeted.

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Asset management roundup: Gresham House buys 'new energy' infrastructure manager

Fri, 19 May 2017By IPE Staff

Plus: UK campaign group rejects Investment Association cost disclosure code

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Switzerland: Record backing for international assets, alternatives

Wed, 17 May 2017By

Currency hedging on record-high as is exposure to alternatives, finds Swiss consultancy Complementa

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IPE Expectations Indicator May 2017

May 2017 (Magazine)By

A key metric for interpreting manager expectations is the difference between those expecting a rise and those expecting a fall. Having data to analyse, trends, trend shifts and historical highs and lows helps make things clearer. While there are many themes worth noting, there is only one universally negative point, which is historically low and in a strong downtrend.

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Insurers more upbeat on credit after expectations ‘reversal’

Thu, 27 Apr 2017By

Most insurers no longer think the credit cycle is in its final stage

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