ISS ESG shuffles top leadership
ISS ESG has shuffled its senior leadership with Till Jung becoming ISS ESG head and Maximilian Horster appointed the newly created global head of ESG strategy role at the responsible investment advisor and consultancy.
LGIM: First in a series of 'net zero' credit fund launches
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) said the launch of its 'net zero' corporate bond fund will be the "first in a series" of 'net zero' credit funds, amid "significant" interest from institutional investors.
ISS ESG launches regulatory alignment tool
Deutsche Börse buys majority stake in ISS
German financial exchange operator Deutsche Börse has acquired a majority stake in Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), valuing the corporate governance and environmental, social and governance (ESG) data provider at over $2.2 billion.
CalSTRS reveals 'carbon budget' data as part of climate-risk report
A major US pension provider has announced its investment portfolio has used over two-thirds of its allowed 'carbon budget' to contain global temperature rises to 2°C by the end of the century.
One fifth of CalPERS portfolio is highly exposed to climate risk
The largest public pension fund in the US has reported that a fifth of its portfolio is among those sectors most exposed to climate change risks.
ERM snaps up SustainAbility as industry consolidation continues
Environmental Resources Management (ERM), a specialist consultancy with 160 offices worldwide, has acquired SustainAbility, the pioneering think tank and advisory firm set up by John Elkington and Julia Hailes in 1987.
ISS-Oekom to extend coverage of forward-looking impact assessment tool
ISS-Oekom will extend the scope of a ‘forward-looking’ tool it uses to evaluate the impact of companies’ contributions to environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives.
ISS expands ESG offering with Oekom acquisition
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has continued to build out its capabilities in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) data arena, with the acquisition of Oekom Research, arguably the last of the independent second party opinion providers in the green bond market.
South Pole sells carbon tool to ISS
South Pole Group has sold its investment climate data advisory tool, Climate Neutral Investments (CNI), to governance consultancy firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).