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  • Axa IM targets biodiversity positivity for fund in 2030s

    25 April 2023

    Axa Investment Managers wants one of its biodiversity funds to have an overall contribution to biodiversity improvement within the 2030s, a fund manager has said.

  • SLB format is a good fit for biodiversity bonds, Axa IM says

    18 April 2023

    Organisations looking to demonstrate their contribution to biodiversity conservation could be best served by issuing a sustainability-linked bond (SLB) rather than a green bond, according to an analyst at Axa Investment Managers.

  • Axa IM votes against company director due to deforestation inaction

    04 April 2023

    Axa Investment Managers voted against the re-election of a director of one company following its failure to engage on deforestation, an executive has said as the firm steps up its biodiversity engagement.

  • UK to 'monitor' ESG data for potential need to regulate providers

    31 March 2023

    The UK government will monitor whether it needs to regulate providers of ESG data, the country's Treasury said.

  • Axa IM Alts looks to invest in innovative nature measurement companies

    16 March 2023

    Axa Investment Managers Alts is looking to invest in businesses providing innovative methods for nature impact measurement, an executive has said.

  • Green bond index underperforms global bond market in 2022

    09 March 2023

    A leading green bond index underperformed the global aggregate fixed income index by six percentage points in 2022.

  • Sustainable bond fund performance struggles in 2022 market turmoil

    09 March 2023

    After struggling to outperform, sustainable bond fund managers are hopeful the volatility of 2022 presents opportunities in 2023. Ahren Lester reports

  • Euro sustainable bond funds assets set €17bn record in 2022

    02 March 2023

    Despite unprecedented bond market conditions, Euro sustainable bond funds continued to attract substantial fresh capital from eager investors. Ahren Lester reports

  • Biodiversity fund assets triple in 2022 to nearly $1bn

    27 February 2023

    Assets in biodiversity funds passed $984 million at the end of 2022, with a flurry of strategy launches despite macroeconomic woes, Thomas Cox reports