Independent depositary firm INDOS Financial is now offering a new ESG oversight service, which will be led by Matthew Queree, the company’s newly-appointed Head of ESG Oversight.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Nikko Asset Management Co (Nikko AM) has established a Corporate Sustainability Department, bolstering its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) commitments both in the way in which it manages itself and how it approaches investing.
TOBAM, a Paris-based research driven quantitative asset manager, is adopting a carbon footprint reduction policy across all its Anti-Benchmark equity strategies and Maximum Diversification indices.
A brand-new social impact offset token has come out of a 25-year history of creating sustainable solutions for corporations, explains Todd Lemons (pictured), chairman of the Veridium Foundation.
BlackRock has launched a suite of open-ended Emerging Market Debt (EMD) funds that integrate environmental, social and governance factors (ESG).
OpenInvest, a digital investment advisor for socially responsible investing, has raised USD10.4 million in a Series A funding round led by QED Investors, with additional participation from Andreessen Horowitz (who led OpenInvest's previous venture round in 2017) SYSTEMIQ, Wireframe Ventures, Yard Ventures and Abstract Ventures.
Active investment management firm Man Group has appointed Jason Mitchell as Co-Head of Responsible Investment. Together with Steven Desmyter, Co-Head of Responsible Investment, Mitchell will oversee responsible investment activities across Man Group.
Sustainable investment management firm Osmosis Investment Management is launching a UCITS fund to provide investors with absolute returns, uncorrelated to equity markets, while delivering a significantly reduced net environmental footprint.
USAVE Blockchain (USAVE) is to partner with GMEX Group (GMEX), a provider of exchange, post-trade and digital technology solutions, to build the digital Monaco Gold Spot Exchange (MGX) which will enable secure trading of physical eco-responsible gold.
JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management launches forum promoting ESG integration to hedge fund managers
JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management (JPMAAM) is strengthening its efforts to assist hedge fund managers who are interested in increased adoption of environmental, social and governance factors into their underlying strategies and businesses.