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Columbia Threadneedle adds two to responsible investment team

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 10:38

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has appointed Olivia Watson as Senior Analyst and Jess Williams as Portfolio Analyst in the Responsible Investment team, based in London.   »


Cerulli reports ESG demand is growing

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 09:38

Research firm Cerulli Associates reports that retail client channel awareness on the topic of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is growing, but warns that asset managers should focus on converting interest into investment opportunities. »

Andrew Dyson, QMA

First ESG equity strategy added to PGIM Investments UCITS platform with new QMA fund

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:29

PGIM Investments continues to expand its global UCITS footprint with the addition of its first ESG equity fund which joins a number of fixed income funds incorporating an ESG process. »

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RBC GAM adds to responsible investing team

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:58

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is to strengthen its responsible investing and impact investing team in the United States with two new senior management roles.  »

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CPR AM licenses five funds with new Climetrics climate rating

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 10:47

CPR Asset Management, part of European asset manager Amundi, has become the first asset manager to license climate rating Climetrics to market its funds.     »

William Blair Investment Management names Director of Sustainable Investing

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 09:42

William Blair, a global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management, has named Blake Pontius, CFA, to a new role as Director of Sustainable Investing. »

IA's ESG fund classification consultation is a 'golden opportunity'

Sun, 02/12/2018 - 16:32

Following the Investment Association’s annoucement it will launch a consultation on ESG fund classification, Neville White, head of SRI policy and research at EdenTree Investment Management, says this represents a golden opportunity to take the lead on transparancy around responsible and sustainable investments… »

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ASI study presents new way of comparing economic and ESG performance of countries

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 10:44

The first major study from the Aberdeen Standard Investments Research Institute presents a new way of comparing countries in terms of economic and environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. »

Daron Pearce, BNY Mellon

Non-financial performance measurement is biggest hurdle for ESG investing

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 10:21

Measurability and comparability of non-financial performance remain the biggest hurdles to ESG investment growth, according to a new report from BNY Mellon. »

Junaid Wahedna, Wahed Invest

Wahed Invest launches first Halal Stock Screener app

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 19:10

A new Halal Stock Screener app, that allows investors to determine if an equity is Shari’ah compliant, has been launched by Wahed Invest. »


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