Making impact an institution
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
LeapFrog – targeting the emerging consumer
How does the world's biggest private equity impact specialist invest? Joe Walsh reports
UN's GISD aim 'to free up trillions of dollars' for SDGs
The UN's Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance held its first meeting as it looks to 'free up trillions of dollars' from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Allianz, Nephila structure proxy generation PPA for wind project
A ‘proxy generation’ Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) devised by Allianz and Nephila Climate has been used to help mitigate risks associated with a wind farm in the US.
TEG expects ‘massive domino effect’ of ESG benchmark disclosures
A prominent member of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) has predicted that recommendations for minimum disclosure requirements for most investment indexes “will have a massive domino effect” on companies publishing environmental, social and governance (ESG) information.
Credit rating agencies have more work to do on climate risk, hears insurance conference
Credit rating agencies have not adequately captured climate risks in their considerations of public sector debt, a panel at the Insurance and climate risk conference heard.
Pension funds and insurers commit to carbon-neutral investments by 2050
The newly launched alliance is responsible for $2.4trn in investments
Japanese regulator to review stewardship code for institutional investors
Japan’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), is to review the Japanese stewardship code to solicit more effective stewardship activities by institutional investors, according to commissioner Toshihide Endo.
Major US insurer stops investing in or insuring coal
Chubb's decision reflects the increasing risks in the coal sector as a result of efforts to tackle climate change, argues Dave Jones
Allianz X, DWS invest in ESG data provider Arabesque S-Ray
Allianz X, the digital investment unit of Allianz Group, has led the series A funding round for Arabesque S-Ray, a provider of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data.