Cartica Management, a majority women-owned active investor focused on improvements in corporate governance, environmental, and social factors in the emerging markets, has appointed Kate Ahern as Managing Director of ESG and Sustainability.
ESG & Responsible Investing
By Beatrice Bedeschi – Ireland is set to attract a fresh wave of investments in green energy in the coming years, on the back of recent regulatory changes and as the country looks to achieve ambitious 2030 renewable targets.
Truvalue Labs, a specialist in AI-driven environmental, social and governance (ESG) data, has launched a raft of enhancements to its ESG data platform, including the integration of the final codified Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) framework, expanded company coverage to more than 16,000 public and private companies globally, the addition of six new languages and expanded fixed income coverage.
ESG factors playing an Increasing role in allocation decisions, says Backstop-BarclayHedge Fund Manager Survey
Fewer than half of hedge fund managers are currently applying environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in making equity investment decisions. But, for those that do, the impact on their portfolios is considerable and growing, according to the Backstop-BarclayHedge Fund Manager Survey.
Apex has launched a new ESG data and rating service, Apex GreenLight ESG Ratings (GreenLight), and appointing a Global Head of ESG Product to drive development.
MJ Hudson, an asset management consultancy, has acquired Spring Associates Responsible Investment Service, an ESG (environmental, social and governance) consultancy and reporting business, based in Amsterdam.
Man Group, a global active investment management firm, has launched Man Group ESG Analytics, a proprietary, dashboard-style tool enabling the firm’s investment teams to monitor non-financial risks and analyse environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across single issuers, portfolios and indices.
Paris-based quantitative asset manager TOBAM has adopted a carbon footprint reduction policy across its Anti-Benchmark Credit strategies.
INDOS Financial, an independent fund depositary and oversight business, has selected Vigeo Eiris to provide Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) data to support its independent ESG screening and verification service to asset managers and their stakeholders.
INDOS Financial, an independent fund depositary and oversight business, has appointed Seymour Banks as Head of ESG – Environmental, Social & Governance.