• 26% of global passive ETFs launched as ESG funds

    18 May 2022

    More than a quarter (26%) of all passive exchange traded funds (ETFs) launched globally in the first three months of 2022 were environmental, social and governance (ESG) themed, according to STOXX index developer Qontigo.

  • Deutsche Börse launches ESG disclosure tool

    31 January 2022

    Deutsche Börse, the Frankfurt-based exchange group, has launched a tool it said would help investors access ESG ratings and sustainability reports.

  • News Round-up: RBC, Barclays, NBIM, ISS, Greencoat and more

    26 February 2021
  • BlackRock takes minority stake in Clarity AI

    14 January 2021

    BlackRock has made a minority investment in US-based sustainability analytics platform Clarity AI. Its technology will be integrated into BlackRock's own portfolio management software Aladdin.

  • EU examines issues in sustainability market in extensive study

    08 January 2021

    The Publications Office of the EU has released in-depth research on sustainability-related ratings, data and research, examining the flaws and biases inherent within data collection.

  • EU 'brown' taxonomy proposals split financial sector

    07 December 2020
  • People Moves 20 November: Moody's, Willis Towers Watson, GRI, Deutsche Börse, CBI, GIIN, GIZ, Nordea

    20 November 2020
  • Deutsche Börse buys majority stake in ISS

    18 November 2020

    German financial exchange operator Deutsche Börse has acquired a majority stake in Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), valuing the corporate governance and environmental, social and governance (ESG) data provider at over $2.2 billion.

  • News round-up: Verra farming credits, 'social' in spotlight, EU fossil fuel subsidies ... and more

    23 October 2020
  • BlackRock's iShares launches first climate-risk adjusted government bond fund

    06 October 2020

    BlackRock has launched a product that is believed to be the first climate-risk-adjusted exchange-traded fund (ETF) to invest in government bonds.