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  • Asset managers must 'own up' to index fund net-zero problem

    16 November 2021

    Asset managers need to "own up" to the net-zero problem created by their passive index funds and begin to consider closing traditional index funds...

  • Record-breaking 2021 ESG voting season in US

    06 August 2021

    Investor support for environmental and social resolutions at US companies hit record levels in 2021, according to Morningstar...

  • Sustainable fund net inflows reduced by 24% in Q2, says Morningstar

    27 July 2021
  • 13% of EU funds have already classified themselves as 'sustainable' under SFDR

    18 June 2021

    13% of EU-domiciled funds have initially classified themselves as 'sustainable' under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation...

  • News round-up: ESG fund assets approach $2trn, PIMCO launches ESG fund, Epworth ditches oil and gas firms, Race to Zero updates criteria

    30 April 2021
  • SFDR will be a 'game changer' for sustainability reporting

    16 March 2021

    The EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is now in play after a long gestation, and carries potential for standardisation and prevention of greenwashing. Christopher Marchant reports

  • Comment: Is there really a green bubble?

    22 February 2021

    Is the dramatic growth of renewables and other green stocks over the past year justified, or will it come crashing back down to earth, asks Peter Cripps

  • News round-up: Lyxor fund launches, S&P, private investment humanitarian aid boost urged ... and more

    29 January 2021
  • Circular economy funds grow and outperform in 2020

    27 January 2021
  • How Biden could boost ESG in the US

    20 January 2021

    Donald Trump has left significant ESG policy holes to repair in the US for the administration of Joe Biden, reports Ahren Lester