Criticism of ESG can boost impact investing, says Norselab
Investors are set to focus more on proving the sustainability impacts of their investments in response to growing scepticism of broader sustainability-themed strategies, Norwegian impact investor Norselab has claimed.
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26% of global passive ETFs launched as ESG funds
More than a quarter (26%) of all passive exchange traded funds (ETFs) launched globally in the first three months of 2022 were environmental, social and governance (ESG) themed, according to STOXX index developer Qontigo.
Deutsche Börse launches ESG disclosure tool
Deutsche Börse, the Frankfurt-based exchange group, has launched a tool it said would help investors access ESG ratings and sustainability reports.
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BlackRock takes minority stake in Clarity AI
BlackRock has made a minority investment in US-based sustainability analytics platform Clarity AI. Its technology will be integrated into BlackRock's own portfolio management software Aladdin.
EU examines issues in sustainability market in extensive study
The Publications Office of the EU has released in-depth research on sustainability-related ratings, data and research, examining the flaws and biases inherent within data collection.
EU 'brown' taxonomy proposals split financial sector
Deutsche Börse buys majority stake in ISS
German financial exchange operator Deutsche Börse has acquired a majority stake in Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), valuing the corporate governance and environmental, social and governance (ESG) data provider at over $2.2 billion.