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  • News round-up: US sustainable investment boom, human rights disclosure fail, CIP, and more...

    16 November 2020
  • Brunel moves beyond ESG risk mitigation with £1.2bn equities fund

    28 October 2020

    Brunel Pension Partnership has launched a £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) listed global equities fund that moves beyond mitigating environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, and is focused on investing in companies that make a positive contribution to society.

  • GPIF predicts equity boost and bond pain from more stringent climate policies

    08 October 2020

    The largest pension fund in the world has estimated its equity portfolio could experience an accelerating valuation boost if more stringent climate policy restrictions are introduced to reach global targets, whereas its corporate bond portfolio could suffer deeper losses as policy tightens.

  • MSCI launches SDG alignment data product

    16 September 2020

    Data provider MSCI has launched a tool it says will help investors more closely scrutinise the claims by their portfolio companies of contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Taiwan's TDCC launch ESG ratings dashboard

    28 August 2020

    The Taiwan Depository and Clearing Corporation (TDCC) has launched a dashboard to help issuers and investors access environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings for Taiwanese firms, using data from four partnered ESG data providers.

  • Big data 'can help assess country ESG risk, and its implications for companies'

    14 August 2020

    Big data can help investors better understand countries' environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, and the challenges these present to the companies operating within them, said MSCI.

  • Strong ESG performance improves bond resilience, says MSCI

    29 July 2020

    Bonds from companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance showed more resilience than other corporate bonds during the first six months of this year, according to MSCI.

  • HSBC launches ESG portfolio reporting service

    21 July 2020

    Multinational bank HSBC has released a reporting service allowing institutional investors to measure the environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials of their investments.

  • Environmental Finance publishes ESG data guide 2020

    02 July 2020

    Environmental Finance has launched the 2020 version of its Guide to environmental, social and governance (ESG) data providers, detailing more than 150 products provided by ESG data companies across the world.

  • 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.