ESG & Responsible Investing

SPECIAL REPORT

A risk-focused ESG approach is critical

A risk-focused ESG approach is critical

RepRisk: Best ESG Solution Provider – It’s a very exciting time to be working in the field of ESG. The industry has recently experienced a sea change in sentiment and it is now accepted that having a risk-focused approach and looking beyond company disclosures are key elements of ESG investing.

GUEST ARTICLE

How macro hedge funds can do more to embrace SRI

How macro hedge funds can do more to embrace SRI

By Mario Acquistapace (pictured), Associate - Investment Research, Capital Generation Partners – As allocators we have, in part, a responsibility for the actions and inactions of the managers we select. When it comes to responsible investing there is certainly very little consensus on the right approach, and ultimately investors tend not share identical views of what is or is not an appropriate SRI investment policy to adopt.

SPONSORED CONTENT

A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

As investor and regulator focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues has gathered pace globally in recent years, attention is turning to how investment managers, hedge funds and private equity firms can build effective ESG programmes that stand up to regulatory scrutiny and help them stay competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

MANAGER INSIGHTS

Sustainable success: Six months after launch, BNP Paribas’ green-focused EARTH hedge fund is soaring

Sustainable success: Six months after launch, BNP Paribas’ green-focused EARTH hedge fund is soaring

Since launching last summer, BNP Paribas Asset Management’s Environmental Absolute Return Thematic (EARTH) hedge fund has generated a striking double-digit return, trading long and short positions in energy, materials, agriculture and industrial companies across both developed and emerging markets.