Circular economy funds grow and outperform in 2020
ESG Ratings in fixed income: A good start
ESG ratings should only be used as a first step when it comes to assessing issuers, a panel at Environmental Finance's ESG and Fixed Income 2020 conference heard. Ahren Lester reports
Evli launches corporate green bond fund
Finnish bank and asset manager Evli has launched a fund focused on green corporate bonds.
200% rise in Swiss impact investments signals 'new era'
Last year saw investments that target measurable positive social or environmental impact alongside returns more than treble, taking the total to about CHF50 billion ($52 billion), according to a survey of Swiss investors.
Siemens Gamesa inks medical research supporting bank guarantee
Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa signed an innovative €600 million bank guarantee line to cover the component construction for the world's largest offshore wind farm, with the premium on the deal used to finance a cancer research project.
ISS ESG creates impact rating system
ISS ESG has devised a system by which it will rate companies' management of their positive and negative contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Robeco launches green bond fund
Robeco has launched a global green bond fund amid the "attractive opportunities" presented by the market to investors.
Best Performing Funds of 2019: RobecoSAM Smart Energy
After a tumultuous 2018 for the alternative energy sector, an emphatic rebound for RobecoSAM's Smart Energy fund suggests the future remains bright. Christopher Marchant reports.
S&P integrates Trucost data into analysis and research tools
S&P Global Market Intelligence has integrated climate data from Trucost into its portfolio analysis and quantitative research tools.