• Nomura to Scientific Beta: Yes, there is outperformance in ESG

    24 June 2021

    Nomura has hit back at claims that outperformance through ESG is "a mirage" that can be explained by exposure to other 'factors'

  • EBA to include ESG risk in supervision changes

    23 June 2021

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) will publish disclosure requirements on ESG risks later this year following a consultation on the topic it launched in March.

  • Two in five financial advisers find ESG research 'confusing', Aegon UK says

    23 June 2021

    Some 38% of financial advisers are frustrated by "confusing" ESG research, a survey by Aegon UK has found.

  • Preqin appoints S&P's Bouchard as head of ESG

    23 June 2021

    Preqin, a provider of data and insights for the alternatives investment industry, has appointed Jaclyn Bouchard...

  • UK FCA plans extending TCFD reporting to investors

    22 June 2021

    The UK is planning to extend mandatory climate disclosures to all listed companies, asset managers,...

  • Japan's FSA to launch mandatory ESG disclosures

    22 June 2021

    Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) will ask financial institutions for some ESG disclosures under "mandatory" requirements, it has said.

  • US climate disclosure tussle develops over SEC filings role

    21 June 2021

    A tussle is developing over whether mandatory climate disclosures in the US should feature in the closely scrutinised annual regulatory filings or as a separate document, with some major firms opposing inclusion in annual filings but some significant investors backing such a move.

  • 13% of EU funds have already classified themselves as 'sustainable' under SFDR

    18 June 2021

    13% of EU-domiciled funds have initially classified themselves as 'sustainable' under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation...

  • NNIP to use natural language processing to identify impact opportunities

    18 June 2021

    NN Investment Partners (NN IP) is developing its computer programming capabilities in the hope that it can help the asset manager identify impact investment opportunities.

  • News round-up: BlackRock, UK Infrastructure Bank and Moodys

    17 June 2021