• The US 'plays catch-up' on climate stress testing

    27 March 2023

    A Federal Reserve-led climate scenario analysis exercise with US banks is underway, and implications for capital requirements are unclear, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Michael Hurley reports

  • US ESG pushback won't have staying power, says Breckinridge

    23 March 2023

    The political pushback from some US states on ESG "won't have any staying power", with resistance likely to fade as states realise the imperative to invest for climate resilience, an analyst at Breckinridge Capital Advisors has said.

  • ESG in Fixed Income Americas conference: Highlights

    04 October 2022

    The in-person conference attracted more than 300 delegates and continued to demonstrate the growing momentum for sustainable finance in the region, writes Ahren Lester

  • Breckinridge devises framework for net zero assessments

    19 April 2022

    The fixed income investor believes assessing companies' transition plans is a material investment consideration, writes Genevieve Redgrave

  • TPG's Rise Fund buys majority stake in teacher training company

    03 September 2021

    he Rise Fund has agreed to acquire a "majority stake" in a teacher training company owned by Gauge Capital

  • People Moves: Morgan Stanley Investment Management, AP6, SEB Investment Management, Geneva Association, Robeco and IETA

    08 February 2019

    Vladimir Demine has been promoted to head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).

  • People Moves: Osmosis IM, La Française Forum Securities and Green Climate Fund

    14 September 2018

    London-based Osmosis Investment Management, a $1.5 billion sustainable asset management business, has appointed Mike Even to its board of directors.

  • Time for investors in Asia's meat and dairy industries to 'step up to the plate'

    14 August 2017

    Investors in Asia's meat, seafood and dairy industries "face a range of badly managed sustainability risks with significant potential to derail returns," a report has warned.

  • Green bond round-up, 3 May 2017

    03 May 2017

    Bank of Beijing has issued a RMB15 billion ($2.2 billion) green bond, the largest from a Chinese entity so far this year.

  • Financing solutions for storm water run-off

    15 June 2016

    Financing nature-based solutions, or green infrastructure, reduces the impact of storm water run-off in city streets around the world, argues Craig Holland