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ESG: Responsible investing that reduces your carbon footprint

October 2018 (magazine)By ,

The development of ESG indices reflects growing interest in divesting out of fossil fuel investments to address the threat posed by global warming

ESG: EC proposals under scrutiny

September 2018 (magazine)By

Last month brought to an end a key period of feedback on the European Commission’s (EC) sustainable finance proposals. 

ESG: Recalling integration basics

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

A recent white paper suggests ESG integration has lost its meaning and needs to be recaptured

ESG: The Swiss shade of green

June 2018 (magazine)By

Pensionskassen were slow to embrace ESG but many are now committed to integrating sustainable thinking into their strategies

ESG: Evolution of sustainable investing and modern practice

June 2018 (magazine)By

Despite the absence of a single definition of sustainable investing, investors are being asked to pay heed to risk, return and investment impact

Engagement: Strengthening the rules

June 2018 (magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

A new EU directive aims to promote shareholder engagement and stewardship but numerous barriers could limit its effectiveness 

Climate risk: Running out of time

April 2018 (magazine)By ,

Climate-risk scenario-analysis disclosure is not enough – companies need to act now

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ESG moves unsettle

April 2018 (magazine)By

The European Commission’s plan to increase sustainable investment is a mixed bag

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St. Francis of Assisi Church in Vienna, Austria

Pension funds fear ‘Trojan horse’ in EU sustainability measures

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Conference panellists wary of Commission’s sustainability agenda bringing additional regulation and costs  

puzzle jigsaw

ESG reporting standard setters urged to agree ‘unified agenda’

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Group of investor organisations sets out investor agenda for corporate ESG reporting

An oil pipeline in Alaska

Ircantec unveils oil and gas divestment and engagement plan

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Scheme to dump traditional bond holdings, shares in specialised and non-European majors

Solar panels

UK public sector funds back climate change policies

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Asset owners running more than £38bn have pledged to reduce carbon footprints and increase investment in sustainable infrastructure

merger joint venture

Asset management roundup: DWS partners with Tikehau for alts ‘alliance’

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Plus: eVestment secures undisclosed consultant and fee data for new service; UBP enters impact investing space

All ESG News

merger joint venture

Asset management roundup: DWS partners with Tikehau for alts ‘alliance’

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Plus: eVestment secures undisclosed consultant and fee data for new service; UBP enters impact investing space

London

Local Pensions Partnership unveils £750m hedge fund vehicle

Wed, 3 Oct 2018By

Property pooled vehicle planned for later this year as Berkshire begins onboarding £2bn of assets

Italian train

Italian railways scheme launches search for private debt managers

Thu, 20 Sep 2018By

Eurofer to invest €25m as Italian schemes’ appetite for alternatives grows

Night view of Bern and Aare River, Switzerland

Swiss collective pensions vehicles get green light for equities boost

Mon, 17 Sep 2018By

Pension funds will have more say in Anlagestiftungen decisions under new law

Copenhagen, Denmark

Top Danish pension funds struggle for investment returns in H1

Fri, 31 Aug 2018By

Alternative allocations offset weak equity and bond returns for PFA and PensionDanmark

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