Wealth Adviser's sister title ETF Express features the first in a new series of videos with Asset TV on ETFs, opening with the thematic panel, featuring Allan Lane from Algo-Chain, creator of ETF model portfolios; Hector McNeil of ETF white labelling firm HANetf; Thomas Bailey, ETF editor from Interactive Investor and David Barfoot from thematic ETF issuer Rize ETFs.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Despite the turmoil brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, family-owned enterprises have managed to stay resilient. The world's largest 500 family businesses generated USD7.28 trillion in revenues, employing 24.1 million people across 45 jurisdictions. These and other findings were published today in the 2021 EY and University of St. Gallen Family Business Index which reveals how the largest family-owned businesses have responded to the recent turbulence in the global economy.
This month sees the launch of the EnlightenESG profiling tool, backed by Pacific Asset Management (PAM).
Over two-thirds of advisers are worried about the reputational risks of greenwashing and a potential backlash if they recommend products that are later accused of ‘greenwashing’, new research from Boring Money shows.
Wealth management and investment services trade association PIMFA has announced that registrations for its new ESG Academy for wealth managers - an online training platform built specially to equip them with the latest ESG knowledge and insights and empower better client conversations - is now open.
A joint study by NN Investment Partners (NN IP) and governance services provider Glass Lewis reveals that companies with stand-alone ESG committees do tend to have higher ESG scores, reflected in NN IP's proprietary ESG Lens.
For a fleeting moment normality seems to have returned to our everyday lives, even if it will be some time until we can really consider the Covid-19 pandemic to be over. Nicky Maan, CEO of Spectrum Markets explores the medium and long-term trends against the background of the potentially fragile recovery.
Chip, the digital savings app, has analysed the demographics and behaviours of its 350,000 users to find a record number of female investors as well as trends that not only indicate a higher appetite for risk among women compared to typical data but also a strong uptake in Environmental, Social, and Governance (or ESG) investing.
Investment holding company MBH Corporation’s latest research shows that employee satisfaction platforms, such as Glassdoor, will play an increasingly important role for investors assessing ESG credentials at smaller firms.
The Big Exchange, the financial services platform for people seeking to make money count for positive social and environmental impact as well as returns, welcomes J.P. Morgan Asset Management as a fund management partner.