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From The Magazine

ESG: Still the ugly duckling

December 2018 (magazine)By

ESG is still an unpopular investment strategy in Switzerland. How will it overcome this lack of enthusiasm?

Long Term Matters: What should investors do about authoritarian governments?

December 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

In October, I wrote that investors would soon have to choose between backing social justice or going along with authoritarian- ism. I was not expecting that the choice would come so quickly

ESG: Scheme to develop green mortgages

December 2018 (magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

Lenders see an apparent correlation between energy efficiency and lower defaults

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


climate change

Investor climate change statement to governments gains more backers

Mon, 10 Dec 2018By

Investor call-to-action hits 415 backers as climate negotiators meet in Poland for COP-24

Sony Kapoor, Olivier Rousseau, Eugene O'Callaghan, Faith Ward, Peter Loow

IPE Conference: Quantitative v qualitative in impact investing

Mon, 10 Dec 2018By

Asset owners from Ireland, Sweden, France and the UK argue that numbers aren’t the only way of measuring impacts

The European Commission

EC expert group seeks feedback on green taxonomy

Fri, 7 Dec 2018By

Feedback invited on usability and first set of activities deemed ‘environmentally sustainable’ 

 The Convention Centre, Dublin

IPE Conference: Irish government wants to lead in green finance

Thu, 6 Dec 2018By

Irish finance minister tells IPE Conference 2018 that the government now wants to promote green finance

Shanghai, China

​IPE Conference: China will not exit coal any time soon

Thu, 6 Dec 2018By

Carbon-heavy fossil fuel to remain vital for country’s energy independence 

All ESG News

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

Scrutinising fees

Manager consolidation, fee compression to continue in 2019: Fitch

Wed, 5 Dec 2018By Elizabeth Pfeuti

‘Volatility from diverging monetary policy could lead to fixed income asset devaluations if rates move unexpectedly’

Europe map

Chart of the Week: European private debt assets hit record $200bn

Fri, 23 Nov 2018By

Number of private debt funds targeting Europe shrinks compared to 2017

Italian flag

Italian funds team up to invest in alternatives

Wed, 21 Nov 2018By

Eight industry-wide schemes are pooling resources in an innovative approach to illiquid assets

Toll road infrastructure

Chart of the Week: A shake-up in the route to alternatives?

Fri, 9 Nov 2018By

Fund managers expect shift towards co-investments and separate accounts

All Alternatives News


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    Closing date: 2018-12-12.

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