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.
ESG & Responsible Investing
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.
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).
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.