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ESG & Responsible Investing
The ever-rising demand for ESG has not only been driving the need for standards and regulations, but also the need for consistency on ESG ratings.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management is rolling out a new ESG-focused fixed income fund, which aims to tap into sustainability themes by trading a range of ‘best ideas’ credit opportunities across the capital structure in developed and emerging markets.
Bridgewater Associates, Ray Dalio’s long-running hedge fund giant, has paired up with French institutional manager Lyxor Asset Management to launch a new multi-asset strategy next year, based around sustainable investing.
GAM Investments has appointed Stephanie Maier as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment. Maier will report directly to Group Chief Executive Officer Peter Sanderson and will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team. She will join the firm on 4 January.
Good Soil Investment Management has launched its first hedge fund – Accelerated Opportunities LP Concentrated Growth Fund — which is focused on investing in exchange-traded early-stage, US-based disruptive publicly traded companies while pioneering a fee structure that will divert half of all management fees to select charities.
Diligend, a financial data collection and analysis software provider, has laucnhed an ESG and Diversity disclosure module for Limited Partners (LPs), General Partners (GPs), consultants, fund of funds, fund managers and fund administrators.
HS Markit has launched a Sovereign ESG Dataset incorporating 41 discrete indicators across 211 countries and territories. The dataset outputs are numerical for efficient portfolio integration and include forward guidance on a one-year horizon for key Sovereign ESG indicators.
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Refinitiv has launched Country Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Scores as a data-metric in the transition to sustainable investing – providing comparisons at the country level for fund managers, advisors and investors.