• Insurers demand action on climate change

    01 October 2015

    The leaders of 15 insurance firms have written to the governor of the Bank of England demanding "urgent action" on climate change.

  • Profile: Peter Michaelis, Alliance Trust

    14 September 2015

    Alliance Trust put its faith in environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics when it promoted Peter Michaelis to take charge of its equities investments, in September 2014.

  • KfW makes debut in sterling green bond market

    24 July 2015

    KfW has issued its first sterling-denominated green bond. The £500 million ($775 million) issue had been expected and continues the development bank's efforts to boost liquidity in the green bond market.

  • Alliance Trust underperforms but keeps faith in bottom-up ESG

    24 July 2015

    Alliance Trust admitted its first-half performance was disappointing, but maintained its conviction in bottom-up stock selection and its increased focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

  • Climate Change Capital spins out private equity arm

    06 March 2015

    Climate Change Capital (CCC) is spinning out its €200 million ($221 million) private equity arm into a standalone venture.

  • Sustainability pays off for Alliance Trust as AUM swells to £2bn

    06 March 2015

    Alliance Trust said its increased focus on sustainability has helped push assets under management (AUM) beyond £2 billion ($3 billion).

  • People moves

    07 October 2014

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at Actiam, Alliance Trust and Roth Capital Partners

  • Alliance Trust puts Peter Michaelis in charge of equities

    30 September 2014

    Peter Michaelis is to lead the equity investment team at Alliance Trust, alongside his current role as head of sustainable and responsible investment (SRI).

  • Alliance Trust launches two new sustainable funds

    22 July 2014

    Alliance Trust Investments is to enlarge its Sustainable Future fund range with the launch tomorrow of two risk-profiled funds.

  • Alliance Trust creates 'UK's first SRI risk profiled funds'

    14 May 2014

    Alliance Trust has started creating the first range of risk-profiled funds within the social and responsible investment space (SRI), it claims.