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  • EF BRIEFS: AXA IM, Mytrah, SolarCity, Credit Suisse, BAML, SMA

    08 April 2016

    AXA Investment Managers has been appointed to manage Big Society Capital's treasury portfolio "in line with its transformative social impact ambition".

  • Sustainable forestry - a budding market

    10 March 2016

    Investors are increasingly seeing the merits of sustainable forestry. There are numerous ways to invest in this asset class, as Peter Cripps reports

  • Axa predicts divestment argument to heat up in 2016

    22 January 2016

    More investors are likely to divest their holdings in fossil fuel companies as the movement "accelerates" in 2016, predicts Axa Investment Managers (IM).

  • 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.

  • Schneider Electric issues €200m green bond

    09 November 2015

    Schneider Electric has issued its inaugural €200 million ($215 million) green bond.

  • Shell and Statoil next to face climate votes at AGM

    15 May 2015

    Shell and Statoil will become the latest fossil fuel companies to address mounting shareholder concerns about climate change when they hold their annual general meetings (AGMs) next week.

  • Eurosif proposes sustainability as 6th pillar of EU Capital Markets Union

    13 May 2015

    Sustainability should be added to the proposed principals behind the EU's Capital Markets Union (CMU) initiative.

  • ERAFP awards €2.5bn SRI bond mandates

    06 March 2015

    French public service pension scheme ERAFP has awarded €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion) socially responsible investment (SRI) credit bond mandates to three asset managers.

  • Bond investors ponder fifty shades of green

    12 August 2014

    Recent green bond issues have attracted mainstream as well as committed 'socially responsible' investors. But their views on what qualifies as 'green' can differ dramatically, as Graham Cooper reports