Investor group demands Credit Suisse cuts fossil fuel exposure
A group of 11 investors including Amundi and several European pension funds has filed a shareholder resolution demanding that Credit Suisse publish targets to reduce its exposure to fossil fuel assets.
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...
Amundi plans to double sustainable ETFs following Lyxor acquisition
Amundi has pledged to double the proportion of 'responsible exchange-traded funds (ETFs)' available to investors, to reach 40% of its total ETF range by 2025,...
Amundi to exclude oil and gas companies
Europe's largest asset manager Amundi will expand its exclusion policy to encompass companies extracting oil and gas from next year.
SLBs without 1.5֯ C targets 'don't hold water'
Investors and underwriters disagree about what makes a good sustainability-linked bond, writes Madeleine Jenkins
Amundi and IFC launch $2bn emerging market sustainable bond strategy
Amundi and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will launch a fund to invest in Emerging Market sustainable bonds in 2022 which intends to mobilise up to $2 billion in private investment.
$9trn PRI-led investor group demands extending scope of EU's CSRD
A $9 trillion group of 54 investors led by the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) has asked legislators to extend the scope of the EU Commission's proposed Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) to include non-listed small and medium-sized enterprises from 'high risk sectors'.
BlackRock, Temasek and Amundi among G7 Impact Taskforce members
Investment managers including BlackRock, Temasek and Amundi are among dozens of members of a global Impact Taskforce to promote financing that creates positive social and environmental impact.
ESG in Fixed Income Global Series - Sustainability-Linked Products and Social Bonds roundup
Environmental Finance's Sustainability-Linked Products and Social Bonds day - the third of six events in the ESG in Fixed Income Global Series of conferences - ended after two days of panels, presentations and speed networking sessions.
Amundi: 'Hot' SLB market set for growth
The sustainability-linked bond (SLB) market is set for strong growth and diversification of issuer types, Amundi has said.