Columbia Threadneedle upgrades SFDR status of ten funds
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has upgraded ten of its funds under the EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) - two to Article 9 and eight to Article 8.
Columbia Threadneedle launches global social bond fund
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched a dedicated global social bond fund, nine years after it launched its ground-breaking UK social bond fund.
Sustainability-linked bonds 'risk green/social-washing'
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has warned that the sustainability-linked bond (SLBs) market risks accusations of green- and social-washing due to unambitious target setting.
EU taxonomy ‘niche’ and likely to do as much harm as good, says fund manager
The EU’s taxonomy of sustainable climate-related economic activities “is likely to do as much harm as good”, a UK-based fund manager has said.
UK is 'laggard' of Europe for responsible investment
The UK is the laggard of Europe when it comes to responsible investment, according to one fund manager.
Social bond fund is 'swimming with the tide'
The tide of mainstream investment is firmly headed in the direction of green and social assets, according to one fund manager.
Zurich chooses Columbia Threadneedle to manage ESG equity strategy
Swiss insurer Zurich's German business has appointed Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage its new European equity environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy.
ESG-themed bond fund launches in US
Asset manager Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched a US social bond fund, targeting corporate and municipal notes.