Archive

  • 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.

  • UBS hails sustainable investing as a key strategy for 2019

    02 January 2019

    UBS has named sustainable investing as one of its five key strategies for investors in 2019, to help tackle what it described as an "environmental credit crunch".

  • Green Bonds round-up, 12 December

    12 December 2018

    Swedish bank SEB has predicted that total green bond issuance could reach $240 billion in 2019, despite the market moving "sideways" this year.

  • $32trn group of investors demand greater government climate action

    10 December 2018

    Investors with a combined $32 trillion in assets have demanded governments increase action to tackle climate change.

  • IIGCC publishes climate scenario analysis guide

    22 November 2018

    Investors who use scenario analysis will be better equipped to respond to early warning signs, such as a rising carbon price, and take more informed investment decisions as the low-carbon transition evolves.

  • UBS-backed platform to help HNWIs support the SDGs

    19 November 2018

    A platform has been launched to make it easier for high net worth individuals (HNWIs) and family offices to put their money into impact investments.

  • SASB launches its standards

    09 November 2018

    The Sustainability Accountability Standards Board (SASB), one of major reporting bodies, has published its sustainability standards, at a time when environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is gaining momentum.