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ESG: The missing dimension in risk management

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Embedding ESG into the investment process will be in the long-term financial best interest of beneficiaries 

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Long-term matters: Lessons for Climate Action 100+

April 2019 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Fund management is a pretty opaque profession, and no aspect more so than the way investors hold the management of investee companies accountable

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ESG: Code could boost engagement

April 2019 (Magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

Loopholes in the revised Stewardship Code under consultation in the UK may mean it fails to realise its full potential for raising engagement with investee companies.

raj thamotheram

Long Term Matters: BlackRock – time to pull your finger out!

March 2019 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Donald Trump is not the only US leader to ignore the climate emergency. BlackRock’s 2019 letter to companies, timed to coincide with Davos, it was equally silent on the crisis

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ESG: Bridging the impact data gap

March 2019 (Magazine)By

 A new framework aims to allow asset managers to quantify investment impacts

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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

All ESG

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ATP future-proofs quant portfolio with environmental factor addition

Tue, 16 Apr 2019By

Denmark’s biggest pension fund reduces carbon footprint with addition of environmental ‘signal’ to equities investments

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Moody’s takes majority stake in ESG assessment provider Vigeo Eiris

Mon, 15 Apr 2019By

Acquisition reinforces importance of ESG data and analysis

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​Danish pension funds set greener investment goals

Mon, 15 Apr 2019By

PenSam pledges 10% green investments; Lærernes Pension blacklists coal and oil firms

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IFC unveils impact investing principles to provide ‘common standard’

Mon, 15 Apr 2019By

Principles intended to bring clarity, discipline as ‘impact’ label becomes more popular 

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Dutch investors set out expectations for oil and gas sector

Mon, 15 Apr 2019By

Investor expectation statement comes after Follow This withdraws Shell resolution

All ESG News

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Economists warn investment ‘groupthink’ could hurt pension outcomes

Mon, 25 Mar 2019By Sameer van Alfen

Schemes hiring the same actuaries often made the same strategic investment choice 

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​PensionDanmark merges private debt and alts departments

Tue, 12 Mar 2019By

Kim Nielsen to lead DKK235.9bn (€31.6bn) provider’s alternative investment operations

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​Risk diversification pays off for PenSam in 2018

Tue, 5 Mar 2019By

Danish pension fund posts 0.3% pre-tax return and cuts costs by 4.8%

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

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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

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