• S&P Dow Jones launches Paris-aligned index family

    21 April 2020

    S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched a family of climate-focused European indexes which are consistent with the specifications of the EU technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) report.

  • FTSE Russell to launch climate government bond index

    28 June 2019

    FTSE Russell will next month launch what it believes to be the first sovereign bond index to specifically integrate climate risk considerations, in what is set to be its first venture since buying data and analysis firm Beyond Ratings.

  • €40bn planned climate endowment to invest in 'green industrial revolution'

    10 June 2019

    A planned "climate endowment" fund hopes to raise between €20 billion ($22.6 billion) and €40 billion to enable institutional investors to invest in "the champions of the green industrial revolution".

  • Reaping an Earth Dividend

    30 May 2019

    Earth Capital Partners has been tracking down investments that have a positive impact on the planet for more than a decade. Its CIO Gordon Power talks to Elena K. Johansson

  • People Moves: BNP Paribas Asset Management, Allianz GI, BlackRock, Pivot Power, Green Investment Group and Renewables Consulting Group

    29 March 2019

    Gabriel Wilson-Otto has joined BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) as head of stewardship for Asia-Pacific at its Sustainability Centre.

  • MS&AD plans to launch ¥10bn sustainability bond fund

    18 March 2019

    Japanese insurance group MS&AD plans to launch a sustainability or green-themed bond fund with a target size of ¥10 billion ($90 million) in 2019, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Investment opportunities identified to help reduce plastic ocean waste

    11 March 2019

    A guide to help identify and evaluate investment opportunities that reduce plastic pollution of the oceans has been produced by newly founded investment management firm Circulate Capital.

  • People Moves: Natixis, Wells Fargo Asset Management, Schroders, PIMCO, Truvalue Labs, MSCI, SASB, Boston Trust and Walden, ANZ and Swiss Association for Responsible Investment

    15 February 2019

    Harald Walkate has been appointed as Natixis Investment Managers' first head of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ESG.