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Shaun Conway, ixo Foundation

ixo foundation brings blockchain and impact investing close together

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 13:27

A new foundation focused on using a blockchain protocol to track and measure impact investing has been created by Dr Shaun Conway, a medical doctor and former adviser to the World Health Organisation.   »

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Record Currency Management signs PRI

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:57

Currency manager Record Currency Management (Record) has been accepted as a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and is one of the first dedicated currency managers to do so. »

Jack Inglis, AIMA

Investor demand drives growth in responsible investment by hedge funds

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 07:55

Hedge funds globally have allocated at least USD59 billion to responsible investment (RI), according to a survey by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS). »

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Fortuna Asset Management Communications becomes a signatory to the PRI

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 17:57

Fortuna Asset Management Communications – a public relations agency specialising in advice to boutique asset managers – has become a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). »

Will Goodhart, CFA

Ethics becoming increasingly important to investment professionals’ careers, says CFA UK survey

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:58

Ethics and professionalism are playing an increasingly significant role in investment professionals’ careers and influencing where they want to work, according to the latest CFA UK Ethics Survey. »

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Guernsey to launch green investment fund product

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 19:15

Guernsey is set to launch what it says will be the world’s first regulated green investment fund product following the publication of a set of draft rules by the island’s financial services regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. »

Bridget Bearden, Strooga Consulting

Strooga Consulting adds shareholder voting analytics to offering

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 10:31

Strooga Consulting is pioneering new research on environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration by drawing on data solutions from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for the investment industry.  »

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Record Currency Management signs FX Global Code and LGPS Code

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 10:41

Record Currency Management (Record) has signed both the FX Global Code and the LGPS Investment Code of Transparency. »

Victoria Leggett, UBP

UBP strengthens ESG offering with launch of new emerging markets fixed income fund

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:27

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has added to its emerging market fixed income product range with the launch of the UBAM - EM Sustainable High Grade Corporate Bond.  »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds Initiative

SIX Swiss Exchange joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 18:51

Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, has become a Climate Bonds Partner, joining the financial sector’s efforts to mobilise the USD100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions. »

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