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  • Great expectations

    10 March 2022

    The financial industry isn't going to save the planet - but it has a role to play, says Hans Stoter

  • Insurers begin long countdown to net zero - part two

    07 March 2022

    Some of the world's biggest insurers have joined the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance. But should they still be underwriting fossil fuels, asks Thomas Cox

  • Insurers begin long countdown to net zero

    04 March 2022

    Some of the world's biggest insurers have joined the Net Zero Insurance Alliance. What challenges have they confronted so far, asks Thomas Cox

  • Carbon offset firm launches with backing of AXA IM

    17 February 2022

    A carbon offset company, with a name inspired by legendary outlaw Robin Hood and supported by AXA Investment Managers (IM), has been launched.

  • AXA IM launches social and sustainable bond fund

    15 February 2022

    AXA Investment Managers (IM) has launched a €30 million ($34 million) social and sustainable bond fund, with a focus on job creation, affordable housing and healthcare.

  • Axa launches short-duration green bond fund

    07 February 2022

    Axa Investment Managers (Axa IM) has launched an £11 million ($15 million) short-duration green bond fund, shortly after it added its second dedicated green bond fund to its product line.

  • Axa high yield green bond fund launched

    01 February 2022

    A 'dynamic' green bond fund has been launched to cater for investors who may be looking to take on extra risk.

  • Q&A with AXA's Renaud Guidée

    01 February 2022

    The group's chief risk officer and chair of the Net Zero Insurance Alliance explains why AXA has adopted a 'three strikes and you're out' policy with companies

  • Most large French companies 'still don't have enough women on boards'

    17 January 2022

    A €5 trillion ($5.7 trillion) French investor initiative focused on improving corporate gender diversity hopes for "more tangible progress" in 2022...

  • Engagement should not be an excuse for inaction on climate change

    04 January 2022

    Insurance companies need to show progress in their climate dialogue or stop underwriting oil and gas production, writes Peter Bosshard