• Malaysian banks fund coal power projects at expense of renewables

    21 February 2020

    Malaysian banks continue to provide significant funding to coal power projects amid a rising number of international peers stepping back from such financing, according to a report by an Australian environmental pressure group.

  • HSBC named largest green, social and sustainability bond manager

    10 February 2020

    HSBC became the largest green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond market underwriter in 2019, in a year marked by rapidly accelerating diversification of the market.

  • CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies

    20 January 2020

    CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.

  • MSCI launches two ESG corporate bond indexes

    10 January 2020

    New York-listed financial data firm MSCI has launched two corporate bond indexes weighted according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.

  • China to see ESG grow in importance in 2020 - Morgan Stanley

    18 December 2019

    Environmental, social and governance (ESG)-themed analysis of shares in China-based companies is likely to grow significantly next year, according to Morgan Stanley.

  • LeapFrog – targeting the emerging consumer

    21 October 2019

    How does the world's biggest private equity impact specialist invest? Joe Walsh reports

  • People moves: Impax, Morgan Stanley, GKB, Osmosis, BlackRock

    14 October 2019

    Impax Asset Management has recruited Casey Forester to its private equity infrastructure strategy's sales team.

  • One-third of banking sector signs Principles for Responsible Banking

    23 September 2019

    A set of principles designed to hardwire sustainability into the global banking industry has been formally launched with the backing of more than 130 banks – which together represent one-third of the global banking sector's assets.

  • Setting the benchmark for sustainable banking

    18 September 2019

    The Principles for Responsible Banking are due to be launched this month. Could they be a game-changer for the sector, Michael Hurley asks

  • Morgan Stanley Investment Management fund identifies plastics as engagement priority

    02 August 2019

    The reduction of plastic waste has been identified as an engagement theme by the managers of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM)’s Global Sustain fund.