ASCOR to assess countries based on contribution to $100bn climate finance goal
A first-of-its-kind free tool to help bond investors assess countries' climate progress has been launched that will see investors rate sovereigns on factors including their contribution to the problem and the finance they commit to address it, following changes to its draft methodology.
Franklin Templeton launches two green bond ETFs
Franklin Templeton has launched two actively managed green bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs), four years after its ground-breaking debut green bond ETF launch.
Franklin Templeton launches two sustainable ETFs
Franklin Templeton has launched two ETFs, focusing on sustainable food and healthcare.
Franklin Templeton's Martin Currie launches social impact fund
Martin Currie, a Franklin Templeton investment management firm, has launched a social impact fund focusing on well-being, inclusion and the just transition
'We don't appeal to people's hearts - we appeal to their greed'
Franklin Templeton's John Levy argues that impact is a driver of returns for his real estate fund. Peter Cripps reports
Franklin Templeton bullish on sustainable ETF prospects
Franklin Templeton reported strong interest in sustainability-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs), as it launched its latest Paris-aligned fund, covering emerging markets.
Europe should replicate US Inflation Reduction Act subsidies, says Franklin Templeton
The EU and UK should replicate the vast programme of subsidies and tax cuts presented by the US Inflation Reduction Act, a fund manager at Franklin Templeton has said.