A new study from CoreData Research of 200 professional fund buyers found only 7 per cent point to ESG/sustainability factors as one of the most important fund selection drivers.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Northern Trust Asset Management has expanded its sustainability strategies, enabling institutional investors to combine Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing solutions with the manager’s expertise in quantitative investing across developed and emerging markets.
Thomas Kuh, PhD, Head of Index, Truvalue Labs (San Francisco) writes on the fourth industrial revolution and how it is affecting ESG investments.
Cerulli Associates' latest report, European Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing 2019: Setting Standards and Enhancing Integration, shows that by the end of August 2019, 1,840 ESG mutual funds and ETFs were registered for sale in Europe and that 233 new ESG funds were launched in the region during 2018.
When it comes to ESG, alternative investment managers are making sure that they are not just ticking a regulatory box but living up to the ideals that they have set, says Ryan McNelley (pictured), managing director, portfolio valuation, Duff & Phelps.
Demand for Islamic finance solutions is set to increase in the GCC and Middle East in the next five years, according to a new report ‘The Evolution of Wealth Management in the World of Islamic Finance 2019’, commissioned by Jersey Finance and Hubbis.
As global leaders gather in Madrid for COP25, Investec Asset Management has launched the Investec Global Environment Fund (OEIC) for UK retail investors to address their increasing focus on mitigating the risks of climate change.
Investec Asset Management has launched its inaugural Planetary Pulse survey, just in times for the COP25 meeting of global leaders in Madrid. The survey has found that the majority of British adults want to see their green intentions translated into environmentally focused investment action.
Asset manager ACTIAM has launched the ACTIAM (L) Sustainable Emerging Markets Debt Fund.
CFA UK’s Certificate in ESG Investing, the first qualification of its kind in the UK, will be available to investment professionals from December.