• BMO GAM's SDG fund on the power of engagement

    22 April 2019

    Jamie Jenkins of BMO Global Asset Management (GAM) speaks to Elena K. Johansson about how its fund creates value by talking with companies about making their businesses more sustainable.

  • Time to pile into ESG EM index, says UBS

    18 April 2019

    An environmental, social and governance (ESG)-screened emerging market index offers compelling opportunities for long-term investors to add value to their portfolios, according to UBS.

  • ESG index launched based on S&P 500, followed by UBS ETF

    09 April 2019

    S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched an environmental, social and governance (ESG) index which seeks to closely replicate the risk and return profile of its flagship US index, the S&P 500 index.

  • RobecoSAM rocked by resignation of both co-CEOs

    05 April 2019

    Both co-CEOs of RobecoSAM have resigned, the sustainability-focused asset manager revealed today.

  • Green bond round-up: Danske Bank, Cassa depositi e prestiti, Kommuninvest, Teonec, NYSERDA, NY State Housing and Vasakronan

    20 March 2019

    Danske Bank has become a green bond issuer for the first time, in a deal worth €500 million ($568 million).

  • BMO launches SDG engagement fund

    04 March 2019

    BMO Global Asset Management has launched an equity fund that will actively engage with investee companies、 using the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework.

  • People Moves: Morgan Stanley Investment Management, AP6, SEB Investment Management, Geneva Association, Robeco and IETA

    08 February 2019

    Vladimir Demine has been promoted to head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).

  • Investors face rising biomass risks, says ShareAction

    07 February 2019

    Investors are exposed to increasing financial and reputational risks from investments in biomass energy, as the greenness of the fuel is becoming more and more doubtful, an NGO has argued.

  • UBS targets 50 oil, gas and utility companies for engagement

    05 February 2019

    UBS Asset Management has identified 50 oil, gas and utility companies as climate-related engagement targets, as it looks to tackle ‘one of the most pressing concerns investors currently face’.

  • Simplify SDG finance to unleash scale, says UBS

    23 January 2019

    UBS has called on the financial sector and policymakers to simplify and standardise investing in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help close the current financing gap to reach the goals.