CA100+ adds six investor members to Global Steering Committee
Climate Action 100+ (CA100+), the world's biggest collaborative engagement initiative, has named six new investor members to join its Global Steering Committee.
Our first question when we see an SLB: 'What are these guys hiding?'
A sustainable bond investor said it treats sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) with a "huge dose of caution and scepticism," arguing that market practices for the performance-based instrument have provided...
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.
Adding SFDR product categories need not mean ditching Articles 8 and 9 - BNPP AM
The addition of 'product categories' to the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) to denote the sustainability ambition of funds need not spell the end of Article 8 and 9 distinctions, a senior executive at BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has argued.
EU's SFDR review 'will probably lead to labelling scheme'
An EU-wide sustainability fund label has been touted to tackle confusion around the bloc's disclosures regime, Michael Hurley reports
Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits
Enel, DZ Bank and BNP Paribas Asset Management were among those elected to the executive committee (ExCom) which develop the influential sustainable bond principles, but Fannie Mae's exit marks a quick end to US issuer representation on the executive.
BNP Paribas AM welcomes pharma biodiversity good practice proposals
BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNP Paribas AM) has welcomed voluntary good practice guidance from an industry initiative aimed at reducing the biodiversity impact of the pharmaceutical sector.
Ground-breaking PRI sovereign investor engagement initiative expands
More investors have been asked to join a ground-breaking collaborative fixed income investor engagement initiative for sovereign issuers coordinated by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Demand for circular & blue economy ETFs slows finds BNP Paribas
A delayed transition would spur stagflation, says BNP
A delayed transition would require steep rises in carbon prices, and contribute to stagflation, BNP Paribas has predicted.