By Stéphane Badey, Arendt – These are uncertain times, but three solid trends driving the Luxembourg investment funds market can be highlighted.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Refinitiv has launched Country Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Scores as a data-metric in the transition to sustainable investing – providing comparisons at the country level for fund managers, advisors and investors.
MSCI ESG Ratings by MSCI ESG Research are now available via the Bloomberg Terminal.
MackeyRMS, a provider of SaaS-based research management software for investment teams, has launched ESG Scorecards to streamline investment selection, monitoring and reporting for ESG-focused portfolios.
The Trium ESG Emissions Impact Fund has been included in Square Mile's Academy of Funds, having been awarded an 'A' rating by the investment consultant. The Academy is a showcase of recommended funds for advisers and clients.
Ninety five per cent or institutional investors believe that securities lending activities can coexist with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, according to a new survey by The Risk Management Association (RMA).
Sanne is now a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI).
The Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Group has been formed by twelve UK investment consulting firms to improve sustainable investment practices across the investment industry.
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.