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New Climate Impact Initiative calls on pensions industry to join forces to ensure climate friendly investments availability for all

New Climate Impact Initiative calls on pensions industry to join forces to ensure climate friendly investments availability for all

Hymans Robertson is supporting and driving a new action group, The Climate Impact Initiative, which aims to encourage providers to make climate friendly impact investment options available for all savers regardless of plan size.  

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Pimfa calls for FCA to come forward with tangible, tested proposals to strengthen the financial promotions rules

Pimfa calls for FCA to come forward with tangible, tested proposals to strengthen the financial promotions rules

PIMFA, the trade association for wealth management, investment services and the investment and financial advice industy, has urged the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to press forward with tangible, tested proposals to introduce friction into the consumer journey with respect to financial promotions.

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Investment research house Vadevalor launches manager search engine as part of UK rollout

Investment research house Vadevalor launches manager search engine as part of UK rollout

Independent global investment research company Vadevalor has launched a fund manager search engine as part of its rollout to the UK funds market. The firm has researched the many thousands of equity fund managers working in the European market and has awarded a rating to those individuals it deems to have added value over the longer term.

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Franklin Templeton, ClearBridge Investments, Brandywine Global and Martin Currie join industry-leading Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

Franklin Templeton, ClearBridge Investments, Brandywine Global and Martin Currie join industry-leading Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

The Franklin Templeton Investment groups and three of their affiliated specialist investment managers ClearBridge Investments, Brandywine Global and Martin Currie have joined the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative, representing more than USD948 billion in assets under management.

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Tribe Impact Capital sets standard for tackling climate change

Tribe Impact Capital sets standard for tackling climate change

Tribe Impact Capital (Tribe) has revealed its carbon and greenhouse emissions across the business. The firm writes that following its commitment to setting a Science Based Target, alongside its net zero pledge, Tribe is publicly accountable for expediting its approach to climate change and to reducing both the warming potential and the carbon emissions of its investments.

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Team acquires JCAP

Team acquires JCAP

TEAM plc, the recently listed wealth, asset management and complementary financial services group, is pleased to announce that on 2 July 2021  it acquired JCAP Limited, trading as JCAP Treasury Services, a leading Jersey based provider of cash management services, focused on improving the return and mitigating the risks associated with the management of cash for institutions, professional advisers, trustees and high net worth individuals. JCAP has over GBP1.3 billion in assets under advice.