• Federated Hermes tops asset manager ESG integration review

    04 July 2022

    US asset manager Federated Hermes scored highest for environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration among major investors in a study by a credit rating agency.

  • Emerging market 'real economy' sustainable bond report published

    25 April 2022

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Environmental Finance have published a report on emerging market 'real economy' sustainable bond issuance trends...

  • HSBC, IFC 'real economy' emerging market green bond fund raises $538m

    18 March 2021

    A green bond fund launched by HSBC Global Asset Management and the International Finance Corporation targeting 'real economy' issuers in emerging markets has raised more than $530 million from ten investors at its final close.

  • HSBC targets social impact with healthcare fund

    28 January 2021

    HSBC Global Asset Management plans to create a 'sustainable' healthcare fund that targets positive social impact by reducing the overall cost of care.

  • 26 firms commit to biodiversity impact and disclosure pledge

    25 September 2020

    A pledge to set targets and reporting on biodiversity, and pressure world leaders to reverse nature loss has been signed by 26 financial firms managing over €3 trillion ($3.5 trillion) in assets, including Axa, HSBC Global Asset Management and Robeco.

  • BHP increases climate pressure on industry associations

    17 August 2020

    Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP has enhanced its policy towards industry associations as it looks to ensure its climate lobbying aligns with the Paris Agreement.

  • HSBC launches 'next generation' sustainable equity ETFs

    05 June 2020

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has launched three sustainable equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) targeting firms with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) scores that are transitioning to a low-carbon economy.

  • HSBC and IFC real economy green bond fund raises $470m

    20 May 2020

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) and the International Finance Corporation announced their green bond fund targeting "real economy" assets has raised more than $470 million following its third close.

  • HSBC plans its first ESG-focused ETFs

    17 January 2020

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has announced plans to launch eight environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused passive funds in the first six months of 2020.

  • Investors name and shame 700 companies for poor environmental impact reporting

    17 June 2019

    Investors with almost $10 trillion in assets have begun pushing more than 700 companies, including ExxonMobil, Amazon and Volvo, to disclose better environmental impact information.