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).
Robeco flags TNFD areas of improvement
The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) could improve its recommendations around metrics and nature scenarios, Robeco has said following pilot testing.
Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference roundup
Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference returned to being in person this year as over 300 professionals met to discuss how nature and biodiversity are being integrated...
NA100 to publish list of target companies in June, says Robeco
The Nature Action 100 (NA100) investor collaborative engagement initiative is expected in June to publish a list of companies that it will target, according to one of the initiative's members.
Asian investors have woken up to climate risks, says Robeco
Transition and physical risks are being assessed more by investors in Asia Pacific than any other region, Robeco has said.
Sustainable bond fund performance struggles in 2022 market turmoil
After struggling to outperform, sustainable bond fund managers are hopeful the volatility of 2022 presents opportunities in 2023. Ahren Lester reports
Euro sustainable bond funds assets set €17bn record in 2022
Despite unprecedented bond market conditions, Euro sustainable bond funds continued to attract substantial fresh capital from eager investors. Ahren Lester reports
Sustainable bond fund assets dip to $34bn in 2022
Despite a bumper crop of fund launches and many established funds reporting robust net inflows, global sustainable bond fund assets fell more than 6% as tough markets dragged on performance. Ahren Lester reports
Biodiversity fund assets triple in 2022 to nearly $1bn
Assets in biodiversity funds passed $984 million at the end of 2022, with a flurry of strategy launches despite macroeconomic woes, Thomas Cox reports
Robeco: Nature markets to surge due to 'unprecedented' government investment
Markets for nature-based solutions will expand despite an uncertain economic outlook, encouraged by global policy developments, a biodiversity fund manager at Robeco has predicted.