$11trn group of investors back responsible mining commission
LGIM launches 'unique' ESG emerging market sovereign bond index fund
Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched a "unique" sustainability-focused emerging market (EM) sovereign bond index fund in its Future World series, which it said aims to "eliminate" the "ingrained income bias" that impacts sovereign ESG scores.
190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature
190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.
Follow This' Big Oil resolutions 'too prescriptive', says LGIM head
Shareholder resolutions that asked Big Oil to strengthen their climate plans were "too prescriptive", according to a senior figure at one of Europe's largest asset managers.
LGIM 'to vote against 100 companies on deforestation'
Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) expects to vote against the chairs of 100 companies for not having deforestation policies this year, an executive has said.
Assessing the relative transition readiness of real estate sectors
There are significant differences in levels of transition readiness across the real estate sector, argues Matt Soffair, and owners of highly sustainable buildings may benefit from a 'scarcity premium'
COP15: $24trn investor group calls for agreement on Global Biodiversity Framework
150 financial institutions representing over $24 trillion in assets under management have called on countries to adopt a post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15).
COP26 round-up, 2 November: India, deforestation and methane
A brief summary of the biggest news related to COP26 in Glasgow on 2 November.