Investor enthusiasm for sustainable investing at an all-time high, says Morgan Stanley survey

Fri, 13/09/2019 - 10:14

More than eight in ten US individual investors now express interest in sustainable investing, while half take part in at least one sustainable investing activity, according to a new survey published by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing. »

Fabiana Fedeli, Robeco

Robeco launches sustainable high conviction emerging market equity fund

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:45

Robeco has launched Robeco Sustainable Emerging Stars Equities, a high-conviction strategy which will have a significantly better ESG profile and environmental footprint than its benchmark (MSCI Emerging Markets Index), while aiming to generate above-benchmark returns. »

Anna Sofat, Addidi Wealth

The ‘Are you in?’ movement calls for the financial services industry to change

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 09:49

Addidi ‘s ‘Are you in?’ campaign launched this week in central London, described as a movement designed to bring behavioural change within the financial services industry, from the bottom up and from the top down, at the same time. »

Jonathan Dean, AXA IM

AXA IM to launch fourth impact investing strategy focusing on emerging and frontier consumers

Tue, 10/09/2019 - 16:15

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is to expand its suite of impact investment portfolios by launching a private market strategy focusing on opportunities that address the basic needs of emerging consumers across regions including Latin America, South and South East Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. »

EQ Investors adds Positive Impact Portfolios to Hubwise & Zurich platforms

Tue, 10/09/2019 - 11:08

Boutique wealth manager EQ Investors (EQ) has made its Positive Impact Portfolios available via two more adviser investment platforms – Hubwise & Zurich. »

Paper dollars

UBS Asset Management's Climate Aware strategy surpasses USD2 billion

Tue, 10/09/2019 - 10:37

UBS Asset Management's Climate Aware strategy, launched in February 2017, has surpassed USD2 billion Assets under Management (AuM), reaching USD 2.07 billion as at 30 June 2019. This milestone reflects strong client demand for sustainable investment solutions. »

Lionel Aeschilmann, Mirabaud

Mirabaud obtains A+ in Principles for Responsible Investment

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 13:39

Mirabaud Group has improved its PRI scoring ti A+, placing it well ahead of the industry average. »

Allan Lane, Algo-Chain

ESG and benchmark indexing: the road to proliferation and obliteration

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 10:23

Algo-Chain's Allan Lane looks at how ESG has come of age as an investment idea in 2019… »

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