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  • Alpha flows from alternative ESG data, says Schroders

    09 November 2018

    Identifying long-term environmental, social and governance (ESG) winners is about creating an individual approach to sustainable investing und using alternative data, said a Schroders' portfolio manager.

  • Natixis proposes toolkit to tackle SDG-washing

    21 September 2018

    Investors are "massively dissatisfied" with the way companies report their contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to Natixis.

  • Sustainability 'not a significant influence' for most institutional investors

    03 September 2018

    Little more than a quarter of investors say that sustainability factors have a significant role in their investment decision making.

  • Climate change increases cost of debt for developing countries

    06 August 2018

    The intensification of climate risks and the degree to which they are accurately priced by financial markets are of increasing concern to global economic stability. However, as awareness around those risks has risen over the last years, there is still a long way to go to consistently measure and monitor their costs, which can result in substantial gains or losses for institutional investors. Vincent Huck reports

  • SDGs are not a 'silver bullet' for investors, says Schroders

    12 March 2018

    Schroders has expressed its concern that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are "misappropriated and misused", as "they were not designed for investors" in the first place.

  • World still heading towards a 4.1°C rise, Schroders warns

    26 January 2018

    The world remains on course for catastrophic 4.1°C temperature rise, despite "encouraging strides" made by the oil and gas industry, according to Schroders Climate Progress Dashboard.

  • Schroders launches tool to measure companies' earnings at risk from rising carbon prices

    06 September 2017

    Investment manager Schroders has developed a tool for investors which measures how government moves to put a meaningful price on carbon could affect company profits and investment returns.

  • Climate change is not priced-in, warns Schroders

    17 July 2017

    The impacts of climate change are not adequately 'priced in' to companies' valuations, creating enormous financial risks and opportunities, Schroders has warned.

  • Investors with $15trn in AUM call on global governments to implement Paris Agreement

    08 May 2017

    Investors representing more than $15 trillion in assets under management (AUM) have written to the governments of G7 and G20 countries calling on them to support and implement the commitments of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature increase to less than 2°C.

  • Exxon board fights climate resolution

    25 April 2017

    ExxonMobil's board has refused to support a climate change resolution backed by investors with over $10 trillion in assets under management (AUM).