Ground-breaking PRI sovereign investor engagement initiative expands
More investors have been asked to join a ground-breaking collaborative fixed income investor engagement initiative for sovereign issuers coordinated by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Nordea launches €20m social bond fund
Nordea Asset Management (Nordea AM) has launched a €20 million ($21 million) social bond fund, amid growing interest in the social bond market from fund managers.
Nordea Asset Management launches sustainable technology fund
Trill Impact fund raises €900m from Nordea, AP funds
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) and Sweden's AP pension funds are among investors to have contributed to a €900 million
Velliv allocates $550m to Nordea ESG-focused EM bond strategy
Brunel moves beyond ESG risk mitigation with £1.2bn equities fund
Brunel Pension Partnership has launched a £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) listed global equities fund that moves beyond mitigating environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, and is focused on investing in companies that make a positive contribution to society.
Asset managers pressurise Brazil to ban Amazon fires
Work by asset managers sets 120-day ban following 34% increase in Amazonian deforestation this year
Investor support for Mizuho Financial climate resolution grows
Mizuho Financial faces growing pressure as more investors back a shareholder resolution calling on the bank to disclose its climate risks and publish a plan to align investments to the Paris Agreement.
Nordea AM launches first ESG-based fixed income fund
Nordea Asset Management, the largest private investor in the Nordic region, has launched a fixed-income fund based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.