The Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Group has been formed by twelve UK investment consulting firms to improve sustainable investment practices across the investment industry.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Arisaig Partners, the USD3.8 billion ultra long-term public equities investment boutique, has unveiled a new impact strategy, the Arisaig Next Generation Fund, which targets listed businesses in emerging and frontier markets that are generating positive social and environmental impacts for the world’s major underserved populations.
Systematic asset manager RAM Active Investments has chosen EFA to support the launch and administration of the new RAM Stable Climate Global Equities Fund.
Somerset Capital Management, a global emerging markets specialist investment manager, has launched a new strategy which aims to capitalise on the growth potential among small and medium-sized ESG-friendly companies in emerging market countries.
A new hedge fund launched last month by Union Bancaire Privée which trades on good and bad governance within Japanese companies has started positively – and portfolio manager Zuhair Khan (pictured) says the country’s patchy record on board oversight will continue to offer strong investment opportunities.
From mainstream to niche: How energy specialist hedge fund HITE is thriving with bearish carbon outlook
Established in 2004, HITE Hedge Asset Management is an alpha-focused energy specialist hedge fund firm which trades a range of energy-related securities throughout the entire carbon value chain.
Short selling is essential in enabling investors to hedge against ESG risks, and has bolstered market transparency by uncovering corporate wrongdoing and environmental negligence, according to a new study by the Alternative Investment Management Association and global law firm Simmons & Simmons.
C8 Technologies has partnered with LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings to make the the LGBTQ100 ESG Index tradable for investors around the world.
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched a long/short global equity hedge fund which will invest in companies grappling with looming environmental challenges, as interest in ESG (environmental, social and governance) themed hedge fund strategies continues to soar.
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.