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From The Magazine

Sustainability key to the future

February 2018 (magazine)By

ESG is rapidly evolving from a risk control practice to an opportunity for creating value and ensuring survival for firms

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ESG: China unveils emissions trading plan

February 2018 (magazine)By

In December, Chinese senior officials announced the imminent ‘launch’ of a national emissions trading scheme. It will be the world’s largest carbon trading system

Ahead of the curve: Why bond covenants matter

February 2018 (magazine)By

For bond investors, who lack a shareholder vote, covenants are the G (or corporate governance) in ESG

ESG: Hard lessons on climate reporting

January 2018 (magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

How are investors responding to France’s article 173 requirement on climate disclosure?

Pensions: Costs, ESG moving up a full agenda

December 2017 (Magazine)By

What lies ahead for pensions in the coming year?

ESG: Cadbury, a governance legacy

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Published 25 years ago this month, the Cadbury Report introduced the first comply-or-explain corporate governance code 

Climate risk: Action on demand

December 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram,

We are winning the war against tobacco, at least in the developed world. Yet, we are losing the war to keep global warming to less than 2°C

Carbon footprints: Only so deep

November 2017 (Magazine)By

Stakeholder initiatives and regulation have encouraged the take-up of carbon footprinting but the practice has limitations as a measure of risk


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French reserve fund gains 7%, targets more impact investments

Fri, 16 Feb 2018By

Impact investing tender to feature in busy year for mandates for FRR

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Norway considers cull of all energy stocks – including renewables

Wed, 14 Feb 2018By

Potential divestment covers more than €30bn of assets invested in FTSE Russell energy sector indices

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‘Alternative protein’ engagement initiative draws more investors

Tue, 13 Feb 2018By

FAIRR-coordinated project publishes outcome of engagement with global food companies

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Joseph Mariathasan: The wealth of nations and its ESG underpinnings

Mon, 12 Feb 2018By

Incorporating the value of natural resources is a key requirement for assessing the health of a nation


AP2 creates ESG-led multi-factor equity indices for €10bn portfolio

Mon, 12 Feb 2018By

Swedish national pensions buffer fund achieves 9.1% return for 2017

All ESG News

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LD hunts for inspiration as it prepares for DKK80bn inflow

Wed, 14 Feb 2018By

CFO Charlotte Mark explains how her team is preparing to take on billions of kroner in new assets

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Danish pension funds win backing from TDC board for major telecoms bid

Tue, 13 Feb 2018By

ATP, PFA and PKA turn management board rejection around after ramping up offer price

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PFA doubles alternatives in 2017 to DKK26bn

Mon, 12 Feb 2018By

CEO says last year’s deals “establish PFA as attractive partner on international stage”

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Euro and equity rallies boost Belgian pension funds to 6% in 2017

Mon, 5 Feb 2018By

PensioPlus warns on withdrawal of quantitative easing, equity market volatility and higher inflation

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Private debt assets hit record high as dry powder piles up

Fri, 2 Feb 2018By

Nearly €250bn is still waiting to be invested, according to data provider Preqin

All Alternatives News


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