Axa IM targets biodiversity positivity for fund in 2030s
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Assets in biodiversity funds passed $984 million at the end of 2022, with a flurry of strategy launches despite macroeconomic woes, Thomas Cox reports