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  • Fidelity launches trio of ESG ETFs

    04 June 2020

    Fidelity International is to extend its 'sustainable' range of funds, with the launch of three actively managed, exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

  • Less than half of green bond funds are ESG leaders, says MSCI

    01 June 2020

    Less than half of green bond funds were ranked as leaders in terms of their environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials, according to MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

  • Economic rebound will be 'final test' for ESG funds, says Candriam

    28 May 2020

    After delivering relative outperformance before and during the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the "final test" for environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds will be how they perform during the ongoing rebound, says Candriam.

  • DWS launches 'smart' ESG investment approach

    27 May 2020

    Asset manager DWS has announced stricter environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment criteria, focused on identifying and engaging with firms with high climate transition risk and violators of international sustainability standards.

  • 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.

  • Lyxor launches ETFs tracking decarbonisation indexes

    16 April 2020

    Lyxor Asset Management has launched four exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with focus on decarbonisation and achieving climate goals.

  • Winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Bond Awards 2020

    30 March 2020

    Environmental Finance's Bond Awards were expanded again this year to reflect the growth and evolution of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond markets and to include the nascent GSS loan market.

  • MSCI: Portfolio warming potential will be key metric

    06 March 2020

    Assessing the "warming potential" of portfolios could soon become standard practice for investors, according to Remy Briand, head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessment at data provider MSCI.

  • ESG data webinar: Unfiltered data and AI under the MSCI microscope

    21 February 2020

    Speakers from MSCI and the EU's Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) will discuss how investors can make the most of unfiltered data, on a webinar hosted by Environmental Finance.

  • S&P integrates Trucost data into analysis and research tools

    20 February 2020

    S&P Global Market Intelligence has integrated climate data from Trucost into its portfolio analysis and quantitative research tools.