ESG and value investing are not mutually exclusive
Value investing takes investors closer to corners of the market where ESG controversies are rife and in sectors that do not always cover themselves in ESG glory, writes Sebastien Mallet
LGIM 'to vote against 100 companies on deforestation'
Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) expects to vote against the chairs of 100 companies for not having deforestation policies this year, an executive has said.
Riksbank warns of financial stability risks from 2.8°C-aligned funds
The holdings in 122 listed equities mutual funds in Sweden are, on average, aligned with a temperature increase of 2.77°C, according to analysis by the country's central bank.
Climate-linked executive pay-outs 'fundamentally flawed'
Current attempts to link executive pay to climate change targets are "fundamentally flawed" and investors should look to encourage a move away from their use, according to investment advisory firm Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC).
Final days to apply for EF's Sustainable Investment Awards
Entries to Environmental Finance's annual Sustainable Investment Awards are open until 14 April 2023, which means this week is the last chance to apply.
Slovenian central bank boosts sustainable investment plans
Banka Slovenije plans to increase its investments in green, social and sustainability bonds to €400 million ($433 million) by the end of 2025 and reduce the carbon footprint of its private sector investments.
'Strong ESG rating helps' Africa's biggest renewables deal
The process of securing Africa's biggest renewable energy deal was smoothed by the company being acquired having an outstanding ESG rating, it was claimed.
EF's Sustainable Investment Awards open for entries
Entries to Environmental Finance's annual Sustainable Investment Awards are open until 14 April 2023.
Indian stock exchange gets approval for 'social' segment
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has received regulatory approval to launch a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) to help enterprises finance social initiatives, including through pay-for-success Development Impact Bonds (DIBs).
'Our role in the transition goes beyond labelled bonds'
Luxembourg Stock Exchange has a role to play in providing transparency on net zero plans, its CEO Julie Becker tells Peter Cripps