• Insurers and ESG investment: the bleeding edge?

    27 February 2017

    Responsible investing is increasingly mentioned in the investment process, and insurers certainly wear their ESG principles as a badge of honour. But, despite the talk, does ESG really influence investment policy? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • No stopping climate action regardless of US policy, says Moody's

    16 February 2017

    Global efforts to reduce carbon emissions will not be affected by a less ambitious US climate policy under Trump, according to Moody's.

  • Sustainable Investing market to grow despite Trump, says S&P

    23 November 2016

    Trump's elections will not impact the growth of sustainable investing, according to S&P, as investors, rather than policymakers, are now driving the market.

  • Axa IMRA expands forestry portfolio with €21.5 million purchase

    13 October 2016

    Axa Investment Managers - Real Assets (Axa IMRA) has acquired a 958-hectare forest in France, known as Domaine de Saint Augustin, for €21.5 million ($23.7 million).

  • EF BRIEFS: AXA IM, Impax, Pattern Energy

    07 July 2016

    AXA Investment Managers has made the first in a series of hires as part of plans to bolster its responsible investment (RI) team.

  • EF BRIEFS: Moody's, S&P, Macquarie, UK SIF, Axa IM, TRIG, EDF, Apple

    13 November 2015

    Moody's has given its first public rating of a wind farm, in a move it says sets an important precedent for the emerging asset class.

  • Profile: Axa IM's new green bond fund

    11 November 2015

    Axa IM uses its in-house responsible investment expertise to cherry-pick labelled green bonds, and also buys unlabelled green corporate bonds, says Peter Cripps

  • Axa IM launches green bond fund

    11 November 2015

    Axa Investment Managers has launched a green bond fund.

  • 'Generational change' behind ESG growth, says AXA

    14 April 2014

    Evidence is mounting that investors are increasingly keen to monitor environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks within their portfolios, claimed AXA Investment Managers (IM).