Schroders is aiming to harness the global shift towards a low carbon energy system with the launch of its Global Energy Transition fund, meeting growing client demand for actively-managed exposure to this fast-evolving and ground-breaking sector.
ESG & Responsible Investing
DWS Group (DWS) has acquired a minority stake of 2.68 per cent in Frankfurt-based ESG-scoring provider Arabesque S-Ray. Furthermore, both parties want to cooperate going forward.
“ESG ratings and data are famously messy,” says Jason Mitchell (pictured) co-head of responsible investment at active investment manager Man Group. “If you look at the correlation among the scores of the data providers, there is in fact a lot of disagreement.”
DWS has launched DWS Invest ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Euro Corporate Bonds, a new sustainable mutual fund focusing on investment grade corporate bonds from the Eurozone.
Dynasty Financial Partners (Dynasty) has partnered with technology-powered asset manager Ethic to expand environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing capabilities for its network of almost 50 independent advisory firms.
RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS), part of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), has been appointed custodian and administrator for new boutique fund manager, Melior Investment Management.
Sustainable, responsible, and impact investment funds continue to grow rapidly, attracting USD26 billion of net inflows worldwide during the first quarter of 2019, a figure that comes after a record USD76 billion inflow in 2018, according to a new report by Impactvesting LLC.
This week’s column from Algo-Chain’s Allan Lane looks at the evergreen popularity of ESG investing…
Financial Adviser firm Helm Godfrey has hired sustainable and responsible investment expert John Ditchfield as Head of Responsible Investment.
Rockefeller Capital Management’s asset management business, Rockefeller Asset Management, is now offering its investment strategies based on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research to European investors in a UCITS regulated fund structure.