Robeco has launched the Robeco QI Emerging Markets Sustainable Enhanced Index Equities with a strategy that aims for a 20 per cent higher score on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria than the benchmark (MSCI Emerging Markets Index).
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Boutique wealth manager EQ Investors (EQ) has made its Positive Impact Portfolios available via two more adviser investment platforms – Hubwise & Zurich.
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.
Mirabaud Group has improved its PRI scoring ti A+, placing it well ahead of the industry average.
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The ESG demand continues from all levels of investors, says Tim Cockerill, Investment Director, Rowan Dartington. The firm, founded in 1990, caters for what he calls ordinary people with investable wealth of around GBP100,000, offering discretionary wealth management and other services.