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PIMCO, Lombard Odier, Northern Trust unveil ESG, climate change funds

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

Flurry of fund announcements underscores mainstreaming of ESG integration 

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Ilmarinen starts linking portfolio managers’ incentives to sustainability

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

Finnish pensions insurance giant adopts sustainability benchmark indices in investments

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Pension fund for Berlin doctors turns back on coal

Mon, 16 Jan 2017By

Divestment from companies with 25% turnover from coal applies to 1% of equities

MSCI - 2017 an inflection point for long-termism

'Inflection point' approaching for long-term investors, says MSCI

Mon, 16 Jan 2017By

Asset owners should avoid reacting to ‘spasms in Twittersphere’, researchers warn

European Parliament

UK ‘could ignore’ European share-ownership rules

Fri, 13 Jan 2017By

Timing of Shareholder Rights Directive clashes with Brexit timetable

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UK pension funds launch climate change 'toolkit'

Wed, 11 Jan 2017By

Transition Pathway Initiative aims to plug climate change ‘data gaps’

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PKA chief executive succeeds Macdonald as IIGCC chair

Tue, 10 Jan 2017By

Macdonald also retiring from pension scheme for UK corporate BT 

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ESG roundup: FRR, Progress, STOXX, Sustainalytics

Mon, 9 Jan 2017By

France’s FRR looking for providers to carry out environmental footprint of portfolios 

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PGGM calls for regulatory leeway to promote sustainable investment

Wed, 4 Jan 2017By

Other major investors, however, not entirely convinced of lower risk levels

The European Commission

Alecta, APG among appointees to EC sustainable finance expert group

Fri, 23 Dec 2016By

20-strong group to help ‘hardwire’ sustainability into EU financial policy

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Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global cuts more coal stocks

Thu, 22 Dec 2016By

Sovereign wealth fund says more exclusions to follow next year

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AP7 may blacklist six energy companies on climate change grounds

Wed, 21 Dec 2016By

Companies identified after portfolio screening process, decision to be taken in six months’ time

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