APG lauds 'first of its kind' climate-themed real estate index for pension funds
APG has hailed a "first of its kind" climate-themed real estate index it created for its pension fund clients, which aims for a progressive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
Eurex launches ESG futures contract for US equities
European derivatives exchange Eurex has launched the Eurex STOXX USA 500 ESG-X Futures contract, the first exchange-listed derivative covering the US market that excludes thermal coal extraction and coal-fired power plants.
CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies
CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.
Kairos Partners launches long-short fund based on ESG index
Kairos Partners SGR has launched an actively managed, long-short fund that will use an ESG index as its underlying benchmark.
UniCredit launches two ETFs based on ESG and factor indexes
Italian bank UniCredit has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on indexes that combine a factor strategy with environmental, social and governmental (ESG) screens.
Stoxx wins low-carbon index deal with four German pension funds
Stoxx has signed a landmark licensing deal to provide sustainable, climate-friendly global index solutions to four German pension funds.
STOXX expands its range of ESG-X Indexes
STOXX has expanded its range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) themed indexes.
Goldman Sachs to offer derivatives based on Stoxx ESG indexes
Stoxx Ltd, a subsidiary of Deutsche Boerse, has licensed three of its European indexes with an environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus to Goldman Sachs, which will use them to create a series of leveraged financial products.
CDP unveils Johnson & Johnson, Gap and Kao in green leaders list
Johnson & Johnson, Gap and KAO have reached the top 2% of firms covered by CDP's annual environmental ranking.
ESG indexes: in the sweet spot
Billions have flowed into funds tracking ESG indexes or low-carbon indexes in recent months. What are the innovations that will drive further growth, asks Peter Cripps