RSRCHXchange, a research marketplace and aggregator, has launched a new ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiative with dedicated functionality on its RSRCHX platform focusing on specialist ESG research.
ESG & Responsible Investing
By Arne Bolch, GSK Luxembourg – The 2016 Paris agreement on climate change as well as the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals may until recently not have been high on the agenda of asset management professionals. This may be about to change.
Record Currency Management (Record) has developed a method of improving the environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials of its Multi-Strategy currency product whilst preserving the return profile, enabled by one of the largest sets of country-specific ESG data built to date.
RAM Active Investments (RAM AI), a Geneva-based active and alternative asset manager with USD4.8 billion in AUM, is supporting the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
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.
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.