RAM Active Investments SA (RAM AI), a systematic asset manager based in Geneva, is launching a fund with the objective of tackling climate change and providing investors an active strategy with strong ESG standards.
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Waratah Capital Advisors has launched the firm's second liquid alternative mutual fund, the Waratah Alternative ESG (AESG) Fund.
RepRisk, a specialist in ESG data science combining machine learning and human intelligence, has formed a strategic partnership with alternative data platform and marketplace BattleFin that will significantly expand alternative data buyer access to ESG risk data.
Welton Investment Partners (Welton), an alternative investment manager specialising in non-correlated, actively managed strategies that incorporate quantitative expertise for maximum investor impact, has launched ESG Advantage offering investors a new way to integrate risk mitigation strategies to improve investor outcomes for sustainable investing in the public equities markets.
Osmosis Investment Management, a London based sustainable asset manager, has closed an equity investment from Capricorn’s Sustainable Investors Fund, a seeding fund focused on sustainable and impact investment managers.
The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) will launch two new futures contracts – FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG (F4G TIP TW ESG) Index Futures and TIP Taiwan Market Biotechnology and Medical Care (TIP Taiwan BIO) Index Futures on 8 June, 2020.
By Jim Neumann, CIO, Sussex Partners – The news that Blackrock is to advise the European Commission on how the EU could boost the growth of green finance and build the market for sustainable financial products is a welcome announcement. It is also a long overdue step forward.
As sustainable investing and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) trends continue to soar among hedge funds, new research by BlackRock suggests a majority of ESG-tilted investment portfolios have outperformed non-sustainable counterparts during this year’s coronavirus-fuelled downturn.
A year after launching Atlas Global Investors, a traditional long/short fundamental equity hedge fund with a core responsible investing focus, Quentin Dumortier is convinced that ESG (environment, social and governance) themes are more important than ever for investors.
Ambienta, a sustainability-focused European asset manager, has launched its first absolute return fund, Ambienta X Alpha, which is believed to be the world’s first long/short fund entirely focused on environmental sustainability.