Research conducted for HSBC Global Asset Management by YouGov shows that people in the UK regard companies associated with being more environmentally friendly as being the most attractive long term investments. The online study asked a range of questions on the topic of environmental, social and governance (ESG) across over 2000 UK adults.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Waverton Investment Management has launched its new Enhanced Responsible Investment Service (ERIS), aimed at those clients who would like an additional ethical, environmental or social overlay enabling them to include or exclude certain themes and product involvement areas in their portfolio to reflect their specific personal values.
Pandemics have unexpected impacts upon markets and the Covid-19 outbreak is no exception. It is rapidly leading to a new way of business thinking which has manifested itself all across Europe and the world.
Blackfinch Asset Management has launched four Adaptation Funds as part of its move into the retail investment space.
Pensions for Purpose has undertaken research on firms who can map pension fund portfolios to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and has published an overview of the findings.
Few lessons have been learnt in the decade since the last financial crisis, according to new research by SCM Direct, the investment manager launched by Alan and Gina Miller in June 2009 as a direct response to the institutional failings that contributed to the Global Financial Crisis.
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).
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.