It is rare one can apply the term ‘innovative’ in financial markets with any real conviction, but it absolutely holds true for Aurum Fund Management Ltd (Aurum), a Bermudan fund-of-funds manager with a commitment to environmental conservationism and sustainability.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Style Analytics, a provider of factor-based portfolio and market analytical tools for investment professionals, is expanding its ESG factor analysis tool with the launch of Carbon Risk Ratings and emission data from Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings and data.
Refinitiv has launched the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance (The Alliance) in conjunction with the World Economic Forum, United Nations, IIF, OMFIF, Tsinghua University, ASIFMA, GFMA, Climate Bonds Initiative, FinTech4good, Everledger, Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bank of Africa-BCME, GoImpact and other founding member firms.
Machine learning’s influence over hedge funds will continue to grow, shaping trading decisions and portfolio positioning, while sustainable alpha opportunities are driving the industry to an inflection point, a new study by JP Morgan suggests.
Morgan Stanley has appointed Linda Hill and Emmanuel Roman to the Institute for Sustainable Investing Advisory Board, effective immediately.
Flat World Partners (Flat World), an institutional advisory and asset management firm 100% focused on sustainable investments, has partnered with hedge fund solutions business Titan Advisors, aimed at filling an ESG gap in the hedge fund market.
Europe’s leading global insights platform, Atheneum, has planted more than 22,000 trees in over 10 months as part of its initiative to tackle global deforestation.
Companies ranked in the bottom 50 per cent of ESG performance are significantly more likely to attract activists’ attention, according to the findings of Alvarez & Marsal’s (A&M) latest analysis and predictor of shareholder activism in Europe, the A&M Activist Alert (AAA).
More than two thirds (67 per cent) of senior leaders within the alternative investments industry think regulatory bodies are not doing enough regarding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) regulation, according to the results of a new survey by Duff & Phleps.
CFA UK’s Certificate in ESG Investing, the first qualification of its kind in the UK, will be available to investment professionals from December.