Peter Michaelis, Liontrust

Liontrust adds to Sustainable Advisory Committee

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 10:09

Liontrust, the specialist fund management group, has expanded its Sustainable Advisory Committee through the appointment of Valborg Lie. »

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Spouting Rock Asset Management appoints Chief Sustainability Officer

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 09:13

Spouting Rock Asset Management has appointed Pamela Jacobs as its first Chief Sustainability Officer. In this new role, she’ll work with the firm’s management and investment teams to assess the Impact and ESG landscape and determine the best way to integrate these into the firm’s investment strategy, culture and philosophy. »

Thede Rust, Nordea

Nordea expands ESG bond range with Emerging ‘Stars’ strategy

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 09:09

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has expanded its ESG fixed income offering with the launch of the Nordea 1 – Emerging Stars Bond Fund. »

Peter Hughes, Apex Fund Services

Apex and ISS jointly launch new ESG reporting services

Thu, 24/01/2019 - 08:56

Apex Group Ltd (Apex), and Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) have partnered to deliver Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting to investment managers. »

Andrew Steel, Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings launches ESG Relevance Scores

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:12

Fitch Ratings has launched a new integrated scoring system that shows how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors impact individual credit rating decisions. 

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Sandy Rattray, Man Group

Man Group introduces Responsible Investment Framework and Exclusions List

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 10:02

Man Group has launched the Man Group RI Fund Framework, a formalised structure that quantifies the degree of RI focus for all Man Group funds, and the Man Group RI Exclusions List, a proprietary list of sectors and companies ineligible for the company’s portfolios. »

Andrew Dyson, QMA

First ESG equity strategy added to PGIM Investments UCITS platform with new QMA fund

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:29

PGIM Investments continues to expand its global UCITS footprint with the addition of its first ESG equity fund which joins a number of fixed income funds incorporating an ESG process. »

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RBC GAM adds to responsible investing team

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:58

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is to strengthen its responsible investing and impact investing team in the United States with two new senior management roles.  »

Jeremy Davies, RSRCHXchange

RSRCHXchange launches ESG initiative

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 10:48

RSRCHXchange, a research marketplace and aggregator, has launched a new ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiative with dedicated functionality on its RSRCHX platform focusing on specialist ESG research. »

Arne Bolch, GSK Luxembourg

Disclosure requirements for sustainable investments

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:20

By Arne Bolch, GSK Luxembourg – The 2016 Paris agreement on climate change as well as the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals may until recently not have been high on the agenda of asset management professionals. This may be about to change.  »

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