Archive

  • News round-up: TNFD expands, GIG enters India, Chinese ESG ETF growth ... and more

    04 December 2020
  • BlackRock, DWS, Natixis show 'basic' commitment to ESG, says Morningstar

    20 November 2020

    Morningstar has identified Vanguard and Lyxor among asset managers with a 'low' level of commitment to ESG topics, whilst BlackRock, DWS, Natixis and UBS were flagged for their 'basic' approaches.

  • News round-up: EU offshore wind push, muni green project fund, sovereign ESG data set ... and more

    20 November 2020

    European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans encouraged EU member states to use funds from the €750 billion Next Generation EU fund to make targeted investments in the space to "unlock the necessary private financial flows" to power the expansion.

  • News Round Up: Climate Action 100+, SASB, Morningstar, and more

    18 November 2020
  • News Round Up: Scottish Widows, JP Morgan, Fidelity, and more

    09 November 2020
  • News Round Up: Sustainable fund assets surge, renewables 'unattractive', KKR India push

    30 October 2020

    Sustainable fund assets surge a fifth in the third quarter

  • ESG fund assets pass $1trn milestone

    31 July 2020

    Assets in sustainable funds have rebounded sharply following the market meltdown triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, to hit a record high of $1.06 trillion, as of the end of June.

  • Morningstar takes full control of Sustainalytics

    21 April 2020

    Financial services firm Morningstar has agreed to buy the 60% of Sustainalytics that it does not already own, in a deal that values the ESG research and ratings provider at €170 million ($184 million).

  • Sustainable equity funds becoming all-weather investments

    02 April 2020

    The relative outperformance of ESG equity funds during the market correction caused by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic proves they can be all-weather investments that will appeal to long-term investors, Morningstar's sustainability research head tells Ahren Lester.

  • European passive ESG bond fund market 'ripe for growth'

    12 December 2019

    The market for environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused European passive bond funds is "ripe" for rapid growth, according to a report.