Robeco has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with Satelligence, an Utrecht-based company with more than 20 years’ experience in leveraging satellite imagery on deforestation.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has applied ESG enhancements to the first of its European money market funds.
Fintech Worldwide has partnered with New York-based Molinari Media, PBC to launch TheIMPACT, a new television and social media platform which will focus on bringing stories on how digital technologies and digital assets are creating social impact and accelerating progress towards Sustainable Development Goals globally.
Liontrust is to broaden its sustainable investment offering to European fund buyers through the launch of the Irish-domiciled GF Sustainable Future Global Growth Fund on 12 November 2019.
Investment Managers (Irish Life) is to convert its entire book of assets under discretionary control to a responsible investing approach. By end of December, the company will have over EUR15 billion in assets under management which explicitly consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in their investment approaches.
Brown Advisory, a USD76 billion, employee-owned, global investment firm, has launched the Global Leaders Sustainable Fund under its Dublin-UCITS umbrella.
A recent survey by American Century Investments has found that the appeal of impact investing in both the US and the UK continues to increase, particularly among millennials.
RWC Partners has renamed its Defensive Convertibles Fund to the RWC Sustainable Convertibles Fund to reflect its quality focus and ESG awareness.
Gitterman partners with Merchant Investment Management to provide SMART investing solutions to private families and financial advisory firms
Gitterman Wealth Management is partnering with Merchant Investment Management to provide its SMART (Sustainability Metrics Applied to Risk Tolerance) to private families and financial advisory firms.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has launched the Morgan Stanley Funds (UK) Global Sustain Fund, after successfully launching the Luxembourg vehicle in 2018.