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  • US asset managers decline to back 'over-reaching' E&S resolutions

    13 September 2023

    Support for environmental and social shareholder resolutions fell by 10 percentage points in the 2023 proxy season, with asset managers arguing the motions were often 'overly prescriptive' or 'redundant', Morningstar Manager Research has found.

  • US asset manager climate ambition 'reversed' amid ESG backlash, research says

    01 August 2023

    US and Japanese asset managers have been named the worst offenders for climate inaction, with the climate ambition of US managers "reversing" progress from recent years, according to analysis by InfluenceMap.

  • MSCI, Bloomberg among big-name signatories to Japan ESG data code of conduct

    28 July 2023

    Major data providers MSCI and Bloomberg are among 17 signatories to a Japanese code of conduct for ESG data, the country's regulator has revealed.

  • Sustainable funds grow globally despite regional outflows

    30 May 2023

    While global sustainable assets continued to rise, large outflows in many regions slowed the global pace of investment in the first quarter of 2023.

  • Paris-aligned benchmarks boom but are they helping the transition? Part two

    30 May 2023

    Asset owners are placing money in Paris-aligned benchmarks at a quickening rate but questioned whether they facilitate the transition. Michael Hurley reports

  • Expect further PABs upheaval following EU's SFDR answers, says Morningstar

    15 May 2023

    Recent clarification on how EU regulators should enforce the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is likely to see a further wave of fund reclassifications among users of Paris-aligned benchmarks (PABs), according to Morningstar.