The Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI) has published a memo that provides a framework for alternative investment managers to navigate the complexities of developing a Responsible Investment approach.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Refinitiv has launched MarketPsych ESG Analytics, a new analytics tool to provide numerical ESG insights on companies and countries based on news and social media monitoring.
Sustainable success: Six months after launch, BNP Paribas’ green-focused EARTH hedge fund is soaring
Since launching last summer, BNP Paribas Asset Management’s Environmental Absolute Return Thematic (EARTH) hedge fund has generated a striking double-digit return, trading long and short positions in energy, materials, agriculture and industrial companies across both developed and emerging markets.
ACA Compliance Group has launched a specialist global environmental, social, and governance (ESG) advisory practice.
Apex Group (Apex) has launched Invest Check, a tool to help financial market participants collect the necessary data to report on and comply with the upcoming EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (EU SFDR).
MSCI ESG Research reports are now available to Buyside users by request on the Refinitiv Eikon and Workspace platforms – including mobile access.
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.