CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies
CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.
Microsoft announces 2030 carbon negative plan
Software giant Microsoft has announced targets to become carbon negative by 2030 and to "remove" all carbon the company has emitted since its founding by 2050.
MSCI launches two ESG corporate bond indexes
New York-listed financial data firm MSCI has launched two corporate bond indexes weighted according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.
125 global organisations push for environmental action within supply chains
125 global companies and public organisations are pushing for more action to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and tackle other environmental challenges within supply chains.
CPR-CDP fund out to prove value of disclosure
The manager of a ‘first-of-its-kind climate fund’ that could grow to more than €1 billion in size is encouraged by early results, Michael Hurley writes
Updated Methodology to change ESG rating of 85% of Morningstar funds
As many as 85% of the funds covered by Morningstar will have their environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings changed when the methodology of its Morningstar Sustainability Rating (MSR) is updated, expects John Hale, head of the firm's sustainable research.
Nomura launches 'positive impact' equity fund
Nomura Asset Management (NAM) has launched its first sustainable equity fund, which aims to make a “positive impact” on the environment and society.
Boston Common withdraws climate resolutions with Verizon and Home Depot
Boston Common Asset Management has withdrawn its climate-related shareholder resolutions with Verizon Communications and The Home Depot after reaching agreements with the companies.
Funds of the year: Dimensional's US Sustainability Core 1 Portfolio
An underexposure to energy stocks was helpful to performance in 2018, explains Jed Fogdall. Peter Cripps reports