• People Moves: Signal Capital, LGIMA, NordIX and Smart Pension

    13 July 2018

    Sarbjit Nahal has joined private asset management firm Signal Capital as a partner and will lead its efforts to integrate themes into the investment decision process for both existing funds and future development plans.

  • LGIM launches Future World fund for DC schemes

    19 June 2018

    A multi-asset fund for defined contribution (DC) schemes that 'tilts' toward top-performing companies based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors has been added to the award-winning Future World family of funds.

  • Investors round on Rio Tinto's funding of fossil fuel lobby groups

    27 April 2018

    Rio Tinto will face mounting pressure at its annual general meeting (AGM) as investors with a combined £1.8 trillion ($2.5 trillion) take aim at its policy on funding lobby groups that obstruct action to combat climate change.

  • Scenario analysis: creating memories of the future

    12 January 2018

    The TCFD suggests companies should use scenario analysis to help them report climate risks. But what should they look like, asks Peter Cripps

  • People moves: UBS, LGIM, CalPERS, Crowell & Moring

    08 December 2017

    UBS has continued to expand its sustainable investment team as it looks to take significant steps forward in the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its active investment process.

  • ESG indexes: in the sweet spot

    20 September 2017

    Billions have flowed into funds tracking ESG indexes or low-carbon indexes in recent months. What are the innovations that will drive further growth, asks Peter Cripps

  • Low-carbon fund doubles in size to £4bn

    18 August 2017

    HSBC's UK pension fund has doubled its allocations to the award-winning, low-carbon Future World Fund to nearly £4 billion ($5 billion), Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Future World Fund to start expelling poor performers by March

    05 June 2017

    Companies that don't show positive engagement on climate-related issues will start to be expelled from Legal & General Investment Management's (LGIM) Future World Fund from March.

  • LGIM outline climate voting intentions to 84 companies

    04 April 2017

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has written to 84 unnamed companies warning it will support climate-related resolutions at this year's upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) season and vote against those that fail to embrace the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • LGIM launches green tilt fund with £1.85bn from HSBC

    07 November 2016

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched the Future World Fund, a multi-factor global equities index fund with a 'tilt' to address climate change investment risks.