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RAM Active Investments supports Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 11:00

RAM Active Investments (RAM AI), a Geneva-based active and alternative asset manager with USD4.8 billion in AUM, is supporting the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). »

Bil Prew, INDOS Financial

Independent depositary firm INDOS Financial creates ESG service

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 10:46

Independent depositary firm INDOS Financial is now offering a new ESG oversight service, which will be led by Matthew Queree, the company’s newly-appointed Head of ESG Oversight. »

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Nikko Asset Management establishes Corporate Sustainability Department

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 19:28

Nikko Asset Management Co (Nikko AM) has established a Corporate Sustainability Department, bolstering its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) commitments both in the way in which it manages itself and how it approaches investing. »

Yves Choueifaty, TOBAM

TOBAM adopts a carbon footprint reduction policy across all its equity portfolios

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 10:39

TOBAM, a Paris-based research driven quantitative asset manager, is adopting a carbon footprint reduction policy across all its Anti-Benchmark equity strategies and Maximum Diversification indices. »

Todd Lemmons, Veridium Foundation

Veridium offers carbon offsets

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:56

A brand-new social impact offset token has come out of a 25-year history of creating sustainable solutions for corporations, explains Todd Lemons (pictured), chairman of the Veridium Foundation. »

Brian Deese, BlackRock

BlackRock launches first range of ESG Emerging Market Debt funds

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:04

BlackRock has launched a suite of open-ended Emerging Market Debt (EMD) funds that integrate environmental, social and governance factors (ESG).  »

Greg Mazanec, QED

OpenInvest Secures USD10.4m in Series A round led by QED Investors

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 10:43

OpenInvest, a digital investment advisor for socially responsible investing, has raised USD10.4 million in a Series A funding round led by QED Investors, with additional participation from Andreessen Horowitz (who led OpenInvest's previous venture round in 2017) SYSTEMIQ, Wireframe Ventures, Yard Ventures and Abstract Ventures. »

Jason Mitchell, Man Group

Man Group appoints Co-Head of Responsible Investment

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 10:15

Active investment management firm Man Group has appointed Jason Mitchell as Co-Head of Responsible Investment. Together with Steven Desmyter, Co-Head of Responsible Investment, Mitchell will oversee responsible investment activities across Man Group. »

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Osmosis launches market neutral sustainability fund

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 13:50

Sustainable investment management firm Osmosis Investment Management is launching a UCITS fund to provide investors with absolute returns, uncorrelated to equity markets, while delivering a significantly reduced net environmental footprint. »

Hirander Misra, GMEX

USAVE Blockchain partners with GMEX Group to build secure digital exchange for physical gold

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:32

USAVE Blockchain (USAVE) is to partner with GMEX Group (GMEX), a provider of exchange, post-trade and digital technology solutions, to build the digital Monaco Gold Spot Exchange (MGX) which will enable secure trading of physical eco-responsible gold. »

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