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  • European re/insurers at forefront of fossil fuel withdrawal, Moody's reveals

    26 February 2020

    Axa, Allianz, Swiss Re, Munich Re and Zurich have made greater progress than their global peers in reducing exposure to fossil fuels and thermal coal in particular, according to a Moody's Investors Service report.

  • AllianzGI reveals ESG push in 9,532 company meetings last year

    18 February 2020

    Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) put its weight behind better environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies in 9,532 meetings with companies it part-owns in 2019, it has revealed.

  • AllianzGI poaches BlackRock head of sustainable emerging market debt

    04 February 2020

    Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has hired Giulia Pellegrini as senior portfolio manager within its emerging market debt team.

  • BNP Paribas launches global equity carbon offset fund

    24 January 2020

    BNP Paribas has launched a global version of its climate carbon offset plan fund, targeting a reduced carbon footprint and a material social and environmental impact, following the launch of its European fund.

  • Nasdaq launches global green, social and sustainability bond platform

    10 December 2019

    Nasdaq has launched an online platform to improve transparency across the green, social and sustainability bond market.

  • Sustainability: to regulate or not to regulate?

    05 December 2019

    Financial regulation has a role to play in tackling climate change, but it cannot be a silver bullet. So the time has come for policymakers to step up their game, delegates at the Insurance and Climate Risk conference heard. Vincent Huck reports

  • Allianz exec refutes suggestion exiting coal is a 'PR stunt'

    05 December 2019

    Allianz's head of regulatory strategy argues divestment is good risk management

  • France's largest insurers looking for climate-conscious asset managers

    19 November 2019

    Three mandates totalling €500m open for tender

  • MSCI anticipates EU climate benchmarks with new index series

    07 November 2019

    MSCI has raced out of the EU legislative starting blocks with the launch of two series of indexes designed to meet the minimum standards of proposed categories of climate-related benchmarks.

  • Making impact an institution

    21 October 2019

    Elizabeth Corley, the former CEO of Allianz Global Investors and chair of the UK's Impact Investing Institute, outlines the opportunity to help people invest in line with their values