Best performing funds of 2019: BNP Paribas Aqua
Growing pressure to regulate so-called 'forever chemicals' helped boost the performance of water testing companies in BNP Paribas' Aqua fund, Justin Winter tells Michael Hurley
Best Performing Funds of 2019: Erste WWF Stock Environment
Solar energy holdings and takeover activity pushes Erste WWF Stock Environment to deliver a strong performance in 2019, writes Ahren Lester.
S&P integrates Trucost data into analysis and research tools
S&P Global Market Intelligence has integrated climate data from Trucost into its portfolio analysis and quantitative research tools.
Ecosystem Investment Partners closes $455m wetlands fund
Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP) has hit its hard cap of $454.5 million at final close of its fourth fund.
Japanese governance shortfalls masks underlying ESG strength, says investor
Governance practices continue to hold back the perception of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) positioning of Japanese firms, a report said
Developed European nations dominate climate resilience ranking
Developed European nations were prominent among the most resilient countries to climate change, a report has found.
WBA announces 2,000 most influential firms for sustainable future
The World Benchmarking Alliance has revealed the 2,000 companies that it believes have the greatest influence on global progress towards a "more sustainable future" ahead of ranking them for progress.
Most of global GDP depends on nature, says WEF
Some $44 trillion of economic value generation - over half the world's total GDP - is "moderately or highly dependent" on nature and its associated 'ecosystem' services, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Robeco announces ESG engagement themes for 2020
Dutch asset manager Robeco has announced its Active Ownership team will focus on five environmental, social and governance (ESG) engagement themes in 2020, including biodiversity protection and decarbonisation.
CBI criticised for hydropower accreditation proposal
The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has been called on by a group of more than 200 civil society organisations to abandon its proposed green bond standard for hydropower projects.