Quilter Cheviot’s Climate Assets Fund, a fossil fuel-free strategy investing in the growth markets of sustainability and environmental technologies, has surpassed GBP100 million of client assets under management (as at 31 May 2020).
ESG & Responsible Investing
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is inviting pension schemes, the wider financial services industry, the public and stakeholders to give their views on the practical ways the retirement savings sector can address climate risk.
VTB Capital Investment has launched responsible investment funds. When managing assets, the investment team is guided by the ESG criteria (environmental, social, governance) and focuses not only on financial aspects, but also on factors related to the company's environmental, social and management policies. VTB offers clients two such funds - for investment in shares and bonds of Russian companies.
Victory Capital Holdings has appointed David Alt, CFA, as Director of Responsible Investing. He will be based in Cleveland, Ohio, and report to Kelly Cliff, President, Investment Franchises.
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has launched the UBAM - Positive Impact Emerging Equity fund, broadening its impact investment platform.
Deutsche Bank has for the first time published quantifiable targets for expanding its sustainable business activities covering the ESG space and aims to support the transformation towards a sustainable economy.
EQ Investors (EQ), a boutique wealth manager, has launched a new range of low-cost responsible investment portfolios.
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, UK independent financial advisers (IFAs) have seen a sharp rise in the number of investors seeking to tackle environmental concerns and improve society through their investments.
Investment decisions based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are growing in popularity among investors, despite a limited understanding of what they entail, research has found.
Quilter Investors has appointed Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment specialist Eimear Toomey as its new Head of Responsible Investment.