ERAFP hands SRI bond mandates to Axa IM, MSIM
Nordea, Kempen among new Finance for Biodiversity Pledge signatories
Financial firms managing more than €12 trillion ($13.6 trillion) in assets have now signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge after nine new signatories joined the initiative, including Nordea Asset Management and Kempen.
$14trn investor group pushes for AGM vote on 'net zero' claims
A group of 53 investors with a combined $14 trillion of assets under management has called for new climate-related corporate governance measures, including an annual general meeting (AGM) vote on corporate 'net zero' transition plans.
ERAFP opens tender for €1bn multi-asset fund of funds
French pension fund ERAFP has launched a call for tenders for two new diversified fund of funds mandates for a portfolio worth a combined €1 billion ($1.15 billion).
€40bn planned climate endowment to invest in 'green industrial revolution'
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".
Amundi's one-year-old green bond fund 'ahead of schedule'
The world's largest green bond fund bought more green-labelled issuance in its first year than originally anticipated, Frédéric Samama tells Michael Hurley
ERAFP awards emerging market corporate bond mandate
French pension fund ERAFP has awarded a €160 million ($204 million) emerging market corporate bond mandate to Aberdeen Asset Management.
People Moves: CalSTRS, BNP Paribas, ERAFP, GWEC, FC4S and Cornerstone
Kirsty Jenkinson has been appointed as director of corporate governance at the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and replaces Anne Sheehan, who retired in March.
IIGCC urges pension funds to improve climate risk management
Pension funds have been urged to improve their management of climate-related risks and opportunities by a group of investors with more than €21 trillion ($24.3 trillion) in combined assets.
ABP, ERAFP, and First State Super among scenario analysis leaders
Many leading global asset owners have already begun to perform scenario analysis and apply key findings to their climate strategies, a report by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has found.