Sustainable bond fund performance struggles in 2022 market turmoil
After struggling to outperform, sustainable bond fund managers are hopeful the volatility of 2022 presents opportunities in 2023. Ahren Lester reports
Affirmative to be integrated into MetLife following acquisition
Sustainability bonds specialist Affirmative Investment Management (AIM) has been bought by the asset management arm of US insurer MetLife and will be integrated into its new owner.
Video: Affirmative Investment Management's Katie House on social bonds
"The biggest impact that the European Commission's social taxonomy will have is that it can provide really helpful guidance, especially for our research to determine whether something should fall into our investable universe," according to Katie House...
Social taxonomy's use for bonds 'limited'
The EU Platform's proposed taxonomy of social activities may have only limited use for social bond issuers, according to a panel of market practitioners.
Impact reporting: a work in progress
Green bond impact reporting growing significantly, but problems remain, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Genevieve Redgrave reports
Promises, promises ... asset managers and net zero commitments
Signing up to the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative brings a plethora of challenges, but also a sketch of a pathway to a sustainable business model, writes Thomas Cox
Databases and regulation driving standardisation of labelled bond data
Efforts to standardise green, social and sustainability bond impact data are gaining traction, but widespread comparability remains elusive, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Michael Hurley reports
Kinnersley steps down from Affirmative Investment Management
Stuart Kinnersley has stepped down as Managing Partner at Affirmative Investment Management (AIM)...
Change on the horizon for green bond impact reporting
Proposals for an EU Green Bond Standard (GBS) and the pending launch of a platform designed to make it easier for investors to access data signal change for green bond impact reporting, according to participants of a webinar on the subject.