• Belgium plans to grow sovereign green bond to €10bn

    28 February 2018

    A €4.5 billion ($5.5 billion) sovereign green bond issued by Belgium this week is expected to grow to a size of about €10 billion within four years, the Belgian Debt Agency said.

  • CalSTRS selects eight ESG asset managers and could commit up to $1bn

    05 February 2018

    The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) pension fund has selected eight environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused asset managers.

  • Candriam global high-yield fund is first to be awarded French SRI label

    08 January 2018

    A global high-yield fund from Luxembourg-based asset manager Candriam has become the first to receive the French Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) label.

  • Ethical bond fund reaches £1bn

    22 November 2017

    Rathbones' Ethical Bond Fund claims to have become the first 'sustainable' fixed income fund to reach £1 billion ($1.3 billion) in assets under management.

  • Solactive and Candriam launch responsible indexes

    28 June 2017

    Index provider Solactive and asset manager Candriam have developed sustainable and responsible indexes and funds trading them.

  • The impact of youth

    22 May 2017

    Impact investing remains a niche pursuit but could millennials prove a game changer, asks Joe Walsh

  • People moves - Standard Life, Candriam, Inspired Evolution

    27 January 2017

    Standard Life Investments has recruited Deborah Gilshan to its environmental, social and governance (ESG) team as governance and stewardship director.

  • FRR awards €5 billion ESG mandates

    24 January 2017

    French pension fund Fonds de Reserve pour les Retraites (FRR) has selected three asset managers to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into its €5 billion ($5.4 bllion) socially responsible equity strategy.

  • EAPF names sustainable equity mandate winners after extensive search

    02 July 2015

    The UK's Environment Agency pension fund (EAPF) has selected four asset managers for its global sustainability equity mandate after a wide-ranging search.

  • ERAFP awards €2.5bn SRI bond mandates

    06 March 2015

    French public service pension scheme ERAFP has awarded €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion) socially responsible investment (SRI) credit bond mandates to three asset managers.