Refinitiv has announced a series of global sustainability steps to help combat climate change. The company previously committed to three core pledges on environment, social impact and sustainable solutions that support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Financial information firm Refinitiv has unveiled key enhancements to its ESG scoring methodology, making its company scores “more data driven than ever”.
The global hedge fund industry’s shift towards greater customisation and bespoke products is rapidly gathering momentum, as allocators pile into managed accounts and sector- or country-specific strategies, with ESG concerns also increasingly to the fore, according to a new industry study published by Deutsche Bank.
Once regarded as something of a fringe concern, responsible investing and ESG (environmental, social and governance) themes have steadily gained momentum in recent years, becoming a key component in many of the world’s biggest and most successful hedge fund strategies.
Sudrania Fund Services Corp (Sudrania) has released Seamless Impact, the latest version of its flagship fund administration platform, Seamless Investment Backoffice.
Sustainable investing proved to be the biggest structural investment theme for 2020 and beyond at the ninth annual Amsterdam Investor Forum, hosted on 5 February at the headquarters of ABN AMRO Clearing.
JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management is rolling out a new long/short ESG-focused hedge fund strategy, which aims to generate alpha by trading a range of global sustainability themes – but warns that more work is needed on ESG education within the hedge fund industry.
Lazard Asset Management is launching a new emerging markets quantitative fund which will trade a diversified, low volatility strategy with an ESG focus placed at the forefront of its stock-picking process.
A growing number of investors require hedge funds to build environmental, social and governance (ESG) elements into their investment processes – with traditional risk-return metrics being overhauled to include ESG factors, a wide-ranging industry study has found.
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.