FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, and Smartplus, a leading Japanese wealth management and insurance platform, have announced the integration of FactSet’s Truvalue Labs ESG content into Smartplus’ platform for retail clients.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Ethical funds continue to show their resilience during a period of uncertainty versus traditional non-ethical funds according to the latest analysis by Moneyfacts.co.uk. This has coincided with a consistent media focus on climate change and the ESG agenda which coupled with competitive fund performance could encourage more investors to choose ethical funds in the months to come.
ESG has become something of a buzzword amongst industry experts and professionals in the financial services, being employed across the industry to describe a variation of products and approaches, according to Architas, a global multi-manager investment firm.
Lyxor Asset Management and Bridgewater Associates have announced the launch of the Lyxor/Bridgewater All Weather Sustainability Fund, a multi-asset sustainability strategy for investors who seek to achieve both financial and sustainability goals at scale.
EUR140 billion asset manager CANDRIAM has released a new paper looking at the incompatibility of bitcoin and ESG, authored by Lucia Meloni, Lead ESG Analyst, ESG Investments & Research and Vincent Compiègne, Deputy Global Head, ESG Investments & Research.
Sustainable investment manager EdenTree Investment Management has enhanced its offering with a new range of multi-asset funds aimed at advisers.
The Index Industry Association has recently conducted its latest survey of 300 US and European asset managers, focusing this time on ESG.
According to new research from the fintech pensions challenger, Penfold, over two thirds (67 per cent) of consumers do not know where their pension is invested.
ESG investing has accelerated over the Covid-19 pandemic. While the attention to sustainable investments has been around for many years, it has now come to the surface for a wider audience.
Savers across the UK have a hidden superpower in the fight against climate change – their pension, Make My Money Matter says.