• $6bn charity criticises 'appalling' climate voting records of major investors, advisors

    27 October 2020

    The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) has sent a letter to a dozen major global investors, pension consultants and proxy voting advisors criticising their "appalling" records for using shareholders' votes to deliver the transition to a net-zero economy.

  • American insurers still lagging on ESG investing, Goldman finds

    16 July 2020

    Nearly 40% say ESG not considered in investment process

  • PRI to study ‘fundamental legal questions’ on impact investing

    28 November 2019

    ‘Fundamental legal questions’ surrounding impact investing will be the subject of a far-reaching study commissioned by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

  • New York State pension fund commits extra $2bn to low-carbon index

    01 February 2018

    The $203 billion New York State Common pension fund has doubled its exposure to its own low-carbon index to $4 billion.

  • Major investors step up support for climate-risk resolutions

    02 October 2017

    Institutional investor support for shareholder resolutions on climate-related risks is at a turning point, according to UK non-profit ShareAction.

  • Low-carbon indexes: the next generation

    26 April 2016

    The number of passive vehicles that allow investors to decarbonise continues to grow, but will future additions look at projected as well as current emissions, asks Sophie Robinson-Tillett

  • New York's pension fund puts $2bn into low-carbon index

    04 December 2015

    New York State Common Retirement Fund has launched a $2 billion fund that will track a low-carbon index, excluding pureplay coal companies.

  • S&P and Goldman Sachs create responsible investment indices

    25 June 2015

    Standard & Poor's (S&P) has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to create two responsible investment indices – the latest in a series of launches in the space this week.

  • Goldman Sachs appoints Hugh Lawson as head of ESG

    12 June 2015

    Goldman Sachs has appointed Hugh Lawson, a managing director and partner at the investment bank, as global head of environmental, social and governance (ESG).

  • Kinnersley launches fixed income firm after leaving Nikko

    27 June 2014

    Stuart Kinnersley, formerly chief investment officer at Nikko Asset Management has left the firm after 16 years to set up a new company with Stephen Fitzgerald, a former head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.