BSO, in partnership with Geneva-based ImpactScope, a social enterprise providing carbon offsetting solutions to digital asset exchanges and crypto mining companies, has become the first connectivity provider to offer clients that trade cryptocurrencies the means to calculate and offset the excess carbon emissions of their operations.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Hedge funds and private equity improve ESG focus yet face differing reporting and monitoring challenges
Hedge funds and private equity are both improving their transparency over ESG. However, while on the private equity side, ESG is more seen as an investment opportunity, complexities remain on the hedge fund side around issues of reporting and shorting, according to Cambridge Associates.
The implementation of ESG metrics for regulated funds under the EU’s sustainability-focused SFDR framework remains a “work in progress” for many hedge funds and other asset managers, according to fund structuring and governance service provider Waystone.
Insig AI, a data science and machine learning solutions company serving the asset management industry, is partnering with CarVal Investors (CarVal) to develop a new line of high yield (HY) and investment grade (IG) ESG products, as part of the CarVal Clean product line.
Structured credit is a “naturally ESG-friendly” asset class, owing to its focus on real asset financing, underlying loan transparency, and strict governance on structures, BlueBay Asset Management portfolio managers said this week.
BlueBay Asset Management has expanded its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment team with the addition of Emma Whiteacre as a Senior ESG Analyst, and Elena Koycheva as ESG Institutional Portfolio Manager.
Insig AI, a data science and machine learning solutions company serving the asset management industry, is to combine its ESG tools with global alternative investment manager VarVal Investors' proprietary ESG risk scoring methodology and apply this to the future CarVal Clean CLO product line.
Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, has unveiled a new multi-asset strategy which will trade assets that align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, in a move aimed at further tapping into investor appetite for sustainable investing.
Last month, most carbon markets experienced strong performance, with the EUA market rising 9 per cent and the CCA and RGGI markets gaining 10.8 per cent and 7.5 per cent respectively while the newly launched UK carbon market lost 4 per cent in June after making a strong debut in May.
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