Schroders has hired an Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) integration specialist, focussed on enhancing the company’s’ ability to embed sustainability across its investment teams to better meet the needs of its clients.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Spouting Rock Asset Management has appointed Pamela Jacobs as its first Chief Sustainability Officer. In this new role, she’ll work with the firm’s management and investment teams to assess the Impact and ESG landscape and determine the best way to integrate these into the firm’s investment strategy, culture and philosophy.
Carmignac has obtained French government SRI labels from the independent accreditation body AFNOR for three of its funds.
KBI Global Investors (KBIGI) has extended its range of Responsible Investing strategies, with the launch of fossil fuel-free versions of its Global, Eurozone and Emerging Markets equity funds.
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has expanded its ESG fixed income offering with the launch of the Nordea 1 – Emerging Stars Bond Fund.
Building on the success of Nordea Asset Management’s (NAM) 'Stars' fund range in the equities space, the asset manager is expanding into fixed income with the new Nordea 1 – European Corporate Stars Bond Fund.
Investec Asset Management has launched the Investec UK Sustainable Equity Fund (OEIC) offering UK clients a diversified and differentiated investment strategy focusing on positive impact and engagement and aims to provide investors with long-term capital growth and income.
Insight Investment, a leading global asset and risk manager, has become the latest manager to seek a Guernsey Green Fund designation for one of its funds.
Brooks Macdonald has launched its Responsible Investment Service ‘Advance’ mandate on select platforms. It is available as a Managed Portfolio Service (MPS) across three risk profiles: Low to Medium risk, Medium risk and Medium to High risk.
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) has added a new member to its STARS equity family, a suite of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) solutions, with the launch of the Nordea 1 - North American Stars Equity Fund.