Vanguard has launched its first actively managed environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund, the Global ESG Select Stock Fund (VEIGX), which is now accepting investments during a two-week subscription period concluding on 4 June, 2019, when it is expected to begin trading.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) has appointed Eszter Vitorino Fuleky to the position of Senior Responsible Investment Advisor. Within the Responsible Investment team, she will focus predominantly on corporate governance.
CFA UK is to launch of a new qualification in ESG investing, which will be available to investment professionals later this year.
ACTIAM and KBI Global Investors have become the latest investors to join the BBFAW Global Investor Collaboration on Farm Animal Welfare.
The rise of environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-based investing will likely accelerate as a younger, more values-oriented crop of investors enter the global markets, company executives and asset managers told attendees at S&P Global Ratings' ESG Evaluation launch ceremony in New York.
Citi has issued nine structured green bonds with the proceeds set to be allocated exclusively to finance loans or investments made by Citi for assets or projects that meet Citi’s green bond eligibility criteria.
S&P Global Ratings has launched ESG Evaluation, the latest development in the rating agency’s sustainable finance offering, which seeks to improve transparency, disclosure and private-sector engagement with rising environmental, social, and governance concerns.
Amsterdam and London continue to lead the latest global rankings of green financial centres, according to the latest edition of the Global Green Finance Index. Copenhagen, Zurich and Paris are close behind.
BNY Mellon has launched of a range of reporting tools that will enable clients to track their portfolio investments based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) principles.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is adding to its research offering with the launch of a responsible investment (RI) ratings system that combines an assessment of a company’s financial stewardship with a view on how well it manages its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks.