When it comes to ESG, alternative investment managers are making sure that they are not just ticking a regulatory box but living up to the ideals that they have set, says Ryan McNelley (pictured), managing director, portfolio valuation, Duff & Phelps.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Demand for Islamic finance solutions is set to increase in the GCC and Middle East in the next five years, according to a new report ‘The Evolution of Wealth Management in the World of Islamic Finance 2019’, commissioned by Jersey Finance and Hubbis.
As global leaders gather in Madrid for COP25, Investec Asset Management has launched the Investec Global Environment Fund (OEIC) for UK retail investors to address their increasing focus on mitigating the risks of climate change.
Investec Asset Management has launched its inaugural Planetary Pulse survey, just in times for the COP25 meeting of global leaders in Madrid. The survey has found that the majority of British adults want to see their green intentions translated into environmentally focused investment action.
Asset manager ACTIAM has launched the ACTIAM (L) Sustainable Emerging Markets Debt Fund.
CFA UK’s Certificate in ESG Investing, the first qualification of its kind in the UK, will be available to investment professionals from December.
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.
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.