• Candriam launches circular economy fund

    29 June 2020

    Asset manager Candriam has launched a global equity fund designed to promote 'zero waste' economies.

  • Green energy investment resilient despite economic shock

    08 June 2020

    Investment in green technologies is holding up better than its fossil fuel rivals, reports Ahren Lester, despite the unprecedented economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic slashing 2020 forecasts

  • Total becomes next oil major to feel shareholder climate pressure

    29 May 2020

    French supermajor Total has become the latest oil firm to face rising pressure from shareholders at its annual general meeting (AGM) over it environmental ambitions.

  • Economic rebound will be 'final test' for ESG funds, says Candriam

    28 May 2020

    After delivering relative outperformance before and during the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the "final test" for environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds will be how they perform during the ongoing rebound, says Candriam.

  • Oil majors accused of using CA100+ as 'fig leaf' to disguise inaction

    11 May 2020

    Oil supermajors have been accused of using joint statements with investor initiative Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) as a means to disguise limited action on emissions reductions.

  • Total makes net-zero pledge after investor pressure

    05 May 2020

    French oil major Total has become the latest oil and gas major to announce its ambition to be net-zero emissions by 2050, after pressure from investor groups.

  • Total faces shareholder resolution to reduce carbon emissions

    16 April 2020

    A group of 11 investors have filed a shareholder resolution at Total, calling on the oil major to set carbon emission reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement.

  • Coronavirus is wake-up call for healthcare investment - Candriam

    07 April 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is an urgent wake-up call to investors and governments to significantly increase investment in healthcare, according to Candriam.

  • Candriam: Investors need policy support to drive transition

    13 November 2019

    Candriam's Wim Van Hyfte says the president of the Bundesbank is wrong to suggest that not all areas of sustainable finance are a central bank's domain. He tells Michael Hurley why

  • Belfius and Candriam launch zero-net-carbon fund

    09 October 2019

    Belgian banking and insurance services provider Belfius has partnered with Candriam Investors Group to launch a zero-net-carbon fund, that looks to offset the emissions of its holdings.