• TCFD advised to abandon implied temperature rise metric

    01 February 2021

    The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) secretariat should not include in its list of recommended disclosures estimates of the 'climate warming potential' of assets, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).

  • CPR launches social impact fund

    03 March 2020

    CPR Asset Management has launched what it claims is a first-of-its-kind impact fund to invest in listed companies that help tackle social inequality.

  • CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies

    20 January 2020

    CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.

  • We want to use EU taxonomy but need company disclosure, says CPR

    31 July 2019

    The CIO of a major European asset manager has signalled its intent to use the EU’s environmental taxonomy to assess the sustainability of its investment portfolio – but says the onus falls first on companies to disclose relevant information.

  • CPR unveils smart beta credit ESG fund

    04 March 2019

    Paris-based CPR Asset Management has launched a ‘smart beta’ credit fund that excludes the worst-performing companies, based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

  • CPR and CDP launch disclosure-focused climate fund

    31 January 2019

    CPR Asset Management and CDP have launched a ‘climate fund’ to invest in global equities that best manage climate change-related risks, based on company disclosures.

  • Proliferation of SRI labels could pose problems, says asset manager

    13 July 2018

    The growing number of socially responsible investing (SRI) labels in Europe could present fund managers with a serious headache as they look to comply with future legislation, according to a major French asset manager.