Innovative $1bn 'blended finance' SDG loan fund launched
Allianz Global Investors (Allianz GI) and FMO Investment Management (FMO IM) have launched a UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)-aligned loan fund after successfully mobilising $1.1 billion for the innovative public-private investment fund.
190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature
190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.
Impact measurement 'can lead to perverse incentives'
Focus less on measuring impact, and more on companies with impactful products and services, Robbie Miles tells Genevieve Redgrave
AllianzGI launches sustainability data product
Allianz Global Investors has launched a sustainability data product which it says will enable its investment teams to better navigate the "ever more challenging ESG data landscape".
AllianzGI to launch $1bn blended debt climate strategy
Allianz Global Investors plans to launch a $1 billion blended debt strategy focused on climate solutions in emerging markets.
Allianz to reject European executive pay policies without ESG metrics
Allianz Global Investors will vote against executive pay policies at large European firms in 2023 if they are not tied to environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics.
Most large French companies 'still don't have enough women on boards'
A €5 trillion ($5.7 trillion) French investor initiative focused on improving corporate gender diversity hopes for "more tangible progress" in 2022...
AllianzGI, EIB target €500m for emerging markets impact fund
Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have raised €440 million ($509 million) for a blended finance fund that will invest in climate-focused investment funds and projects active in emerging markets and developing countries.