Engage countries on economic freedoms to bring ESG benefits, says MSIM
Investors are "less credible" when engaging with policymakers on ESG, and should focus instead on improving economic freedom, Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) told Environmental Finance.
$9trn PRI-led investor group demands extending scope of EU's CSRD
A $9 trillion group of 54 investors led by the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) has asked legislators to extend the scope of the EU Commission's proposed Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) to include non-listed small and medium-sized enterprises from 'high risk sectors'.
Morgan Stanley builds impact into multi-asset fund
Morgan Stanley Investment Management has launched a multi-asset fund that aims to provide "a measure of downside protection in volatile markets", as well as to incrementally increase investments in companies with potential to create positive environmental or social impact.
Morgan Stanley raises $110m climate impact fund
Morgan Stanley has raised $110 million at final close for a 'global climate impact fund' that will invest in private markets.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management fund identifies plastics as engagement priority
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.
Morgan Stanley to underwrite more bonds in battle against plastic waste
Morgan Stanley Global Capital Markets plans to underwrite more bonds to reduce plastic waste, as part of a new initiative to tackle the global problem.
Morgan Stanley launches sustainability-focused fund
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has launched a global, low-carbon equity fund.