Janus Henderson Investors has announced a partnership with The Big Exchange, the inclusive financial services platform for people seeking to invest and for those who are looking to make a positive social and environmental impact, as well as generate returns.
Ethical and Sustainable Investing
UK-based wealth manager LGT Vestra has launched a Sustainable Model Portfolio Service (Sustainable MPS) with three diversified portfolios to meet growing a demand from independent financial advisers (IFA) for a sustainable investment solution.
DWS Group has launched the Xtrackers MSCI EAFE ESG Leaders Equity ETF (NYSE Arca: EASG), adding to its ESG ETF suite.
ETF Securities Australia has launched the ETFS Battery Tech & Lithium ETF (ASX: ACDC) that tracks the Solactive Battery Value-Chain Index.
UBS has announced that its Global Gender Equality UCITS ETF has reached USD140 million in capital flows eight months after the fund was launched, demonstrating, the bank says, a significant uplift in investor support for gender lens investing.
Dr Yasin Rosowsky is Head of Artificial Intelligence Research at Arabesque, the ESG asset management firm that uses machine learning and big data to evaluate the performance and sustainability of listed companies.
Online brokerage and wealth management platform Ally Invest is to offer all WisdomTree ETFs commission-free, as well as a number of other commission-free funds, including ones focused specifically on the environmental, social and governance sector.
Sustainable investment management firm Osmosis Investment Management is launching a UCITS fund to provide investors with absolute returns, uncorrelated to equity markets, while delivering a significantly reduced net environmental footprint.
Barclays has researched more than 2,000 UK investors on their attitudes to impact investing and found that more must be done to help remove the misconception around impact investing among older generations, with a danger that baby-boomers feel unengaged with investments, Barclays has warned.
After 10 consecutive quarters of gains, the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index declined by 4 per cent in 2Q18, the firm reports.