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  • Mandate private market disclosures, says LSEG

    11 May 2022

    Policymakers globally should introduce mandatory sustainability disclosure regimes that cover private markets as much as public markets, London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has urged.

  • Q&A with David Craig, co-chair of the TNFD

    07 June 2021

    The goal of the TNFD is to ensure that nature-related costs and risks are factored into financial flows, and that money is redirected to be nature positive, Craig tells Michael Hurley

  • 10% of firms face ejection as FTSE4Good tightens climate rules

    19 January 2021

    Around 10% of all constituents on the FTSE4Good indexes face exclusion after the climate thresholds are tightened through a tie-up with the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) scores.

  • BlackRock's iShares launches first climate-risk adjusted government bond fund

    06 October 2020

    BlackRock has launched a product that is believed to be the first climate-risk-adjusted exchange-traded fund (ETF) to invest in government bonds.

  • ESG data market 'to more than double, to $5bn'

    26 June 2020

    The environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and services market could more than double to over $5 billion by 2025, it has been forecast, as institutional investor interest grows in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • 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.

  • BlackRock hails sustainable ETFs in wake of Covid-19

    17 April 2020

    Sustainable ETFs chalked up another resilient performance amid the market turmoil in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. BlackRock's regional sustainable ETF head tells Ahren Lester what may have driven this, and what it means for the future of the asset class.

  • Adam Matthews: A believer in the power of engagement

    10 February 2020

    The Church of England Pensions Board's ethics and engagement director explains to Ahren Lester the key role asset managers can play in driving the transition to a low-carbon economy

  • Transition-focused index backed by Church of England pension

    30 January 2020

    The pension board of the Church of England (CofE) has allocated £600 million ($780 million) to a fund tracking a first-of-its-kind, custom-made, climate transition index, and issued a rallying call for other pension funds to follow.